The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 84 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing C 20 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.17% 1.58% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 4.17% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £294 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £373 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
593 576 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.64% 38.02% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 352 324
Average daily rate £340 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

C
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Leeds 0 17 £363 +6.61% 8
Bradford -5 2 £315 -12.50% 3
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
C
Yorkshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Retail
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.13%) IPTV
5 5 (16.13%) VLAN
5 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
5 5 (16.13%) DVB
5 5 (16.13%) Tcl
5 5 (16.13%) MPEG
5 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
5 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.13%) ISEB
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
5 5 (16.13%) Video on Demand
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.90%) QA

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) Jetty
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.13%) DVB
1 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
1 5 (16.13%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) 3G
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) 2G
3 1 (3.23%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) CouchDB
1 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.68%) Riak
1 3 (9.68%) Hypertable
2 2 (6.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Fiddler
2 2 (6.45%) ProC
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Real Time Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Officer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) WebSockets
3 2 (6.45%) Underscore.js
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) ODBC
4 1 (3.23%) ActiveX
4 1 (3.23%) J2ME
4 1 (3.23%) ISAPI
4 1 (3.23%) MAPI
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
1 5 (16.13%) MPEG
1 5 (16.13%) IPTV
1 5 (16.13%) Video on Demand
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) STB
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) FMCG
5 1 (3.23%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.23%) Animation
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) VMS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Test Management
4 2 (6.45%) SIEM
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C++
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 5 (16.13%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) Tcl
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
1 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
1 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) CHFI
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Nagios
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
1 3 (9.68%) CFEngine
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Splunk
3 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Capita
5 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago