The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 35 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing C 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.71% 1.26% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 3.48% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
C
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
168 115 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 40.98% 36.28% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 56 48
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

C
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Sheffield -3 6 £375 +59.57% 9
Doncaster -6 1 - -
C
Yorkshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (58.33%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) StarTeam
3 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) GMP
4 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
5 2 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Valgrind
5 2 (16.67%) GStreamer
5 2 (16.67%) WebKit
5 2 (16.67%) QML
5 2 (16.67%) Redmine
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Lua
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)

C
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) 802.15
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DataStage
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (33.33%) StarTeam
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Valgrind
3 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
3 2 (16.67%) Redmine
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) GStreamer
2 2 (16.67%) WebKit
2 2 (16.67%) QML
2 2 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) Qt
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
1 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (16.67%) STB
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Game Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (16.67%) Lua
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) GMP
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Unicenter
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) CA
1 2 (16.67%) Peregrine
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Spiceworks
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
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