The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 106 66 114
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +48
Contract jobs citing C 11 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 2.61% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 6.80% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £291 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
779 868 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.97% 38.37% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 473 653
Average daily rate £320 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 56 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £21.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £86.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -27 6 £353 +0.71% 12
South Yorkshire +6 4 £235 -19.10% 9
North Yorkshire -2 1 - - 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Citrix
3 12 (24.49%) Cisco
3 12 (24.49%) HP
3 12 (24.49%) VMware
4 11 (22.45%) Firewall
4 11 (22.45%) Thin Client
4 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
4 11 (22.45%) OSPF
4 11 (22.45%) BGP
4 11 (22.45%) NetScreen
4 11 (22.45%) CCNP
4 11 (22.45%) DNS
4 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
4 11 (22.45%) DHCP
4 11 (22.45%) Blue Coat
4 11 (22.45%) CCSE
4 11 (22.45%) BIG-IP
4 11 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (22.45%) Fat Client
4 11 (22.45%) Network Security
4 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (22.45%) Infoblox
4 11 (22.45%) Imperva
4 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (22.45%) F5
4 11 (22.45%) DMVPN
4 11 (22.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (22.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

C
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) Jetty
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) DHCP
1 11 (22.45%) DNS
1 11 (22.45%) OSPF
1 11 (22.45%) BGP
1 11 (22.45%) NetScreen
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (22.45%) Network Security
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (22.45%) BIG-IP
1 11 (22.45%) DMVPN
1 11 (22.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (22.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
3 5 (10.20%) DVB
3 5 (10.20%) VLAN
4 4 (8.16%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) HTTP
6 2 (4.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Ingres
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) ProC
2 1 (2.04%) JMeter
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Ant
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Security Specialist
1 11 (22.45%) Network Specialist
1 11 (22.45%) Network Security Specialist
2 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) J2EE
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) ODBC
3 1 (2.04%) ActiveX
3 1 (2.04%) J2ME
3 1 (2.04%) ISAPI
3 1 (2.04%) MAPI
3 1 (2.04%) OLE
3 1 (2.04%) OLE DB
3 1 (2.04%) DAO
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
3 1 (2.04%) BREW
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) Java EE
3 1 (2.04%) WCF
3 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Thin Client
1 11 (22.45%) Fat Client
2 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.20%) Video on Demand
3 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.20%) MPEG
3 5 (10.20%) IPTV
4 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.08%) STB
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) SystemC
7 1 (2.04%) iPhone
7 1 (2.04%) Handset
7 1 (2.04%) Clustering
7 1 (2.04%) Animation
7 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) UNIX
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
2 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.08%) Test Management
7 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.04%) MVC
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) C++
1 7 (14.29%) Perl
2 5 (10.20%) Tcl
2 5 (10.20%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) Embedded C
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) VC++
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) XAML
6 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) CCNP
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (22.45%) CCSE
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.20%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Citrix
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
2 12 (24.49%) HP
3 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
3 11 (22.45%) F5
3 11 (22.45%) Blue Coat
3 11 (22.45%) Infoblox
3 11 (22.45%) Imperva
4 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle
6 3 (6.12%) CA
7 2 (4.08%) Capita
8 1 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (2.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) SAP