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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 84 95 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs citing C 40 7 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.78% 0.42% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% 1.32% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 3 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £354 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -61.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
911 529 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.45% 31.41% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 326 316
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -7 29 £400 - 11
Bradford -14 4 £305 -3.17% 1
Huddersfield - 3 £305 -
Wakefield - 3 £305 -
C
Yorkshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (61.82%) C++
2 28 (50.91%) Java
3 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.45%) Linux
5 12 (21.82%) EPoS
6 11 (20.00%) HTML
7 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 10 (18.18%) CSS
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Retail
8 7 (12.73%) SQL
8 7 (12.73%) UNIX
8 7 (12.73%) Windows
9 6 (10.91%) XML
9 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
9 6 (10.91%) HTML5
10 5 (9.09%) QML
10 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Open Source
10 5 (9.09%) Qt
10 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.09%) Middleware
10 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.09%) MS Office
10 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 5 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (9.09%) Streaming Video
11 4 (7.27%) VMware
11 4 (7.27%) Google

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Drupal
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Lync
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
1 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) SSL
3 3 (5.45%) VPN
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) LDAP
5 1 (1.82%) PBX
5 1 (1.82%) POP3
5 1 (1.82%) SMTP
5 1 (1.82%) Intranet
5 1 (1.82%) DVB
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) Valgrind
2 2 (3.64%) Gerrit
2 2 (3.64%) Redmine
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.82%) NUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 7 (12.73%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) C++ Developer
2 16 (29.09%) C Developer
3 15 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Applications Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Java Applications Developer
5 11 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 11 (20.00%) EPoS Developer
6 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) UI Programmer
7 5 (9.09%) UI Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) C Programmer
9 3 (5.45%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Programmer
10 2 (3.64%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
3 6 (10.91%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) HTML5
4 5 (9.09%) Qt
4 5 (9.09%) QML
4 5 (9.09%) Middleware
5 4 (7.27%) OpenGL
5 4 (7.27%) OpenGL ES
5 4 (7.27%) GStreamer
5 4 (7.27%) WebKit
6 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.45%) .NET
7 2 (3.64%) JDBC
7 2 (3.64%) JSP
7 2 (3.64%) Servlets
7 2 (3.64%) Web Services
7 2 (3.64%) SAML
7 2 (3.64%) Ajax
7 2 (3.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) EPoS
2 5 (9.09%) Streaming Video
3 4 (7.27%) STB
3 4 (7.27%) DTV
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.64%) APACS
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) IVR
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.82%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) UNIX
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.27%) AIX
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
4 5 (9.09%) Open Source
4 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.27%) UML
5 4 (7.27%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (7.27%) OOD
5 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.27%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Scrum
7 2 (3.64%) SEO
7 2 (3.64%) Workflow
7 2 (3.64%) OO
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) C++
2 28 (50.91%) Java
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.45%) Lua
6 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Varnish
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Lotus
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
2 4 (7.27%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Avaya
4 1 (1.82%) jBASE
4 1 (1.82%) SAP