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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 85 53 95
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +42
Contract jobs citing C 7 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 2.65% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 7.13% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £276 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £437 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -9.58%
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
533 561 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.15% 37.13% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 316 449
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 33 16
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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
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 16 September 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 -17 4 - - 6
Bradford -7 2 £315 -19.74% 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
C
Yorkshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.83%) IPTV
3 5 (20.83%) VLAN
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 5 (20.83%) MPEG
3 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) Tcl
3 5 (20.83%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) DVB
3 5 (20.83%) Video on Demand
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) STB
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.17%) Jetty
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.83%) DVB
1 5 (20.83%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) 3G
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) 4G
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) ProC
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
1 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) ODBC
3 1 (4.17%) ActiveX
3 1 (4.17%) J2ME
3 1 (4.17%) ISAPI
3 1 (4.17%) MAPI
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) OLE
3 1 (4.17%) OLE DB
3 1 (4.17%) DAO
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) BREW
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) MFC
3 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
1 5 (20.83%) MPEG
1 5 (20.83%) IPTV
1 5 (20.83%) Video on Demand
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.50%) STB
3 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Animation
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Handset
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) VMS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) System Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.83%) Tcl
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) VC++
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
1 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Capita
4 1 (4.17%) Brocade
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco