The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 101 78 104
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing C 17 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.73% 2.04% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 5.61% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £431 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
835 767 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 35.62% 36.44% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 408 610
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
England

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

C
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
West Yorkshire -21 8 £275 -21.42% 11
South Yorkshire +5 5 £235 - 5
North Yorkshire -4 4 £401 +25.15% 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 16 (28.07%) Citrix
3 14 (24.56%) DNS
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco
4 13 (22.81%) HP
4 13 (22.81%) Windows
5 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 12 (21.05%) DHCP
5 12 (21.05%) CCNP
5 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (21.05%) Thin Client
5 12 (21.05%) OSPF
5 12 (21.05%) BGP
5 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 12 (21.05%) NetScreen
5 12 (21.05%) Firewall
5 12 (21.05%) VMware
5 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 12 (21.05%) CCSE
5 12 (21.05%) BIG-IP
5 12 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (21.05%) Fat Client
5 12 (21.05%) Network Security
5 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (21.05%) Infoblox
5 12 (21.05%) Imperva
5 12 (21.05%) F5
5 12 (21.05%) DMVPN
5 12 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

C
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.75%) Jetty
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) DNS
2 12 (21.05%) DHCP
2 12 (21.05%) OSPF
2 12 (21.05%) BGP
2 12 (21.05%) NetScreen
2 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) BIG-IP
2 12 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (21.05%) Network Security
2 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (21.05%) DMVPN
2 12 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.77%) Internet
5 4 (7.02%) DVB
5 4 (7.02%) VLAN
5 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.26%) HTTP
7 2 (3.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Ingres
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) ProC
2 1 (1.75%) JMeter
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Ant
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Security Specialist
1 12 (21.05%) Network Specialist
1 12 (21.05%) Network Security Specialist
2 7 (12.28%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.51%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) J2EE
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) WCF
3 2 (3.51%) WPF
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.75%) LINQ
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.75%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) ODBC
4 1 (1.75%) ActiveX
4 1 (1.75%) J2ME
4 1 (1.75%) ISAPI
4 1 (1.75%) MAPI
4 1 (1.75%) OLE
4 1 (1.75%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Thin Client
1 12 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.77%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.02%) MPEG
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) IPTV
4 4 (7.02%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.51%) SystemC
5 2 (3.51%) NHS
5 2 (3.51%) Firmware
5 2 (3.51%) STB
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Handset
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) iPhone
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.77%) UNIX
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.26%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.51%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Windows CE
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 11 (19.30%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (3.51%) Service Management
7 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.51%) MVC
7 2 (3.51%) Test Management
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) C++
2 8 (14.04%) Perl
2 8 (14.04%) C#
3 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
4 4 (7.02%) Tcl
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) VC++
7 1 (1.75%) XAML
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) CCNP
1 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (21.05%) CCSE
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.02%) ISEB
5 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Unicenter
2 2 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Citrix
2 14 (24.56%) Cisco
3 13 (22.81%) HP
4 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 12 (21.05%) VMware
4 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
4 12 (21.05%) Infoblox
4 12 (21.05%) Imperva
4 12 (21.05%) F5
5 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.53%) Oracle
7 4 (7.02%) CA
8 2 (3.51%) NetApp
8 2 (3.51%) Sun
8 2 (3.51%) Capita
9 1 (1.75%) Brocade
9 1 (1.75%) jBASE
9 1 (1.75%) Verint
9 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.75%) SAP
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