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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 99 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing C 16 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.81% 1.06% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.49% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £268 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £345 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% +22.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
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
852 764 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.90% 42.68% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 520 251
Average daily rate £350 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% +46.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Leeds -15 11 £350 +27.27% 10
Halifax -2 2 - -
C
Yorkshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (72.55%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) PHP
4 18 (35.29%) SQL
5 17 (33.33%) C++
5 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 16 (31.37%) Java
7 15 (29.41%) DevOps
8 14 (27.45%) Python
9 12 (23.53%) Oracle
9 12 (23.53%) Ruby
10 11 (21.57%) CouchDB
10 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
11 10 (19.61%) Splunk
11 10 (19.61%) Puppet
11 10 (19.61%) Riak
11 10 (19.61%) CFEngine
11 10 (19.61%) Open Source
11 10 (19.61%) Fiddler
11 10 (19.61%) UNIX
11 10 (19.61%) Service Management
11 10 (19.61%) Nagios
11 10 (19.61%) Apache
11 10 (19.61%) SaltStack
11 10 (19.61%) Hypertable
11 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (19.61%) Ansible
11 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.61%) Graphite
12 9 (17.65%) VB

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (19.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) Wireless
2 6 (11.76%) SSL
3 5 (9.80%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) CouchDB
1 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 10 (19.61%) Riak
2 10 (19.61%) Hypertable
3 5 (9.80%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Ingres
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (17.65%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 5 (9.80%) C Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Pick Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Web Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) EPoS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) JDBC
4 1 (1.96%) JSP
4 1 (1.96%) Servlets
4 1 (1.96%) XSD
4 1 (1.96%) XSLT
4 1 (1.96%) LAMP
4 1 (1.96%) Ajax
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
4 1 (1.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Open Source
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.96%) APACS
3 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.96%) PDA
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) UNIX
3 8 (15.69%) AIX
4 3 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 15 (29.41%) DevOps
4 10 (19.61%) Service Management
5 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.88%) Release Management
9 3 (5.88%) Coaching
10 2 (3.92%) People Management
10 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.92%) Matrix Management
10 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) PHP
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) C++
4 16 (31.37%) Java
5 14 (27.45%) Python
6 12 (23.53%) Ruby
7 9 (17.65%) VB
7 9 (17.65%) Scala
8 8 (15.69%) Embedded C
9 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.96%) Perl
11 1 (1.96%) C#
11 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Puppet
1 10 (19.61%) CFEngine
1 10 (19.61%) Nagios
1 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (19.61%) Ansible
1 10 (19.61%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Splunk
2 10 (19.61%) SaltStack
3 6 (11.76%) jBASE
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Lotus
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
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