The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 26 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing C 6 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.41% 0.99% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 1.66% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.42 £11.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
C
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 181 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.51% 59.74% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 99 43
Average daily rate £275 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £356 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 33
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Leicestershire region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Leicestershire region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Loughborough - - - - 2
C
East Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) QNX
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) ProxySG

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) WPF Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Service Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) POSIX
2 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) QNX
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
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