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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 90 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing C 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.27% 0.87% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 2.12% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 5
Average daily rate
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£358 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £273 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £332 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.38 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.31% +56.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £13.48 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.28 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
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
823 706 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.64% 40.72% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 451 290
Average daily rate £330 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 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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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 -9 21 £375 +36.36% 10
Bradford -15 3 £310 +12.72% 2
Huddersfield - 2 £310 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £310 - 1
C
Yorkshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 26 (52.00%) C++
2 25 (50.00%) Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Java
4 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.00%) SQL
6 10 (20.00%) Electronics
7 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.00%) Python
7 9 (18.00%) UNIX
7 9 (18.00%) Embedded C
8 8 (16.00%) HTML
9 7 (14.00%) AIX
9 7 (14.00%) Ruby
10 6 (12.00%) Wireless
10 6 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (12.00%) PHP
10 6 (12.00%) DB2
10 6 (12.00%) EPoS
10 6 (12.00%) Middleware
10 6 (12.00%) CouchDB
10 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.00%) Graphite
11 5 (10.00%) Puppet
11 5 (10.00%) Hypertable
11 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (10.00%) Ansible
11 5 (10.00%) DevOps
11 5 (10.00%) SaltStack

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Wireless
2 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (2.00%) DVB
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) POP3
4 1 (2.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) DB2
1 6 (12.00%) CouchDB
1 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.00%) Riak
2 5 (10.00%) Hypertable
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.00%) Valgrind
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.00%) Redmine
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (20.00%) Electronics
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 10 (20.00%) C Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) EPoS Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Programmer
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) Middleware
3 5 (10.00%) XML
3 5 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) Qt
4 3 (6.00%) QML
5 2 (4.00%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) GStreamer
5 2 (4.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (4.00%) WebKit
5 2 (4.00%) Ajax
5 2 (4.00%) JDBC
5 2 (4.00%) JSP
5 2 (4.00%) Servlets
5 2 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.00%) XSD
6 1 (2.00%) XSLT
6 1 (2.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) EPoS
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Streaming Video
2 3 (6.00%) STB
3 2 (4.00%) APACS
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) DTV
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.00%) PDA
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
3 7 (14.00%) AIX
4 6 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Windows
6 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.00%) TDD
4 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) SDLC
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Coaching
5 3 (6.00%) Release Management
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) ITSM
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.00%) UML
6 2 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) C++
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) Embedded C
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) Ruby
6 6 (12.00%) PHP
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (4.00%) C#
8 2 (4.00%) Lua
8 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Nagios
1 5 (10.00%) Puppet
1 5 (10.00%) CFEngine
1 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.00%) Ansible
1 5 (10.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.00%) Splunk
1 5 (10.00%) SaltStack
2 4 (8.00%) jBASE
3 2 (4.00%) Google
3 2 (4.00%) Lotus
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Avaya
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: C£350-£400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago