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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 94 100 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing C 47 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.57% 0.65% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 1.83% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 16
Average daily rate
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£370 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £25.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1164 819 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.92% 35.26% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 487 401
Average daily rate £338 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 44
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
West Yorkshire +9 39 £375 +36.36% 15
South Yorkshire -7 7 £375 +59.57% 14
North Yorkshire -6 5 £305 -23.84%
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 40 (54.79%) C++
2 27 (36.99%) Java
3 25 (34.25%) Linux
4 23 (31.51%) Software Engineering
5 13 (17.81%) Electronics
6 12 (16.44%) EPoS
7 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
7 10 (13.70%) Embedded C
8 9 (12.33%) HTML
9 8 (10.96%) SQL
9 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.96%) Multithreading
10 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.59%) VMware
10 7 (9.59%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (9.59%) Middleware
10 7 (9.59%) Python
10 7 (9.59%) UNIX
10 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.59%) Citrix
11 6 (8.22%) Embedded C++
11 6 (8.22%) DNS
11 6 (8.22%) DHCP
11 6 (8.22%) Windows
11 6 (8.22%) CSS
11 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
11 6 (8.22%) MS Office
11 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio

C
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (5.48%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.74%) Lync
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Office
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.22%) DNS
2 6 (8.22%) DHCP
3 5 (6.85%) Wireless
4 4 (5.48%) BIG-IP
4 4 (5.48%) NetScreen
4 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 4 (5.48%) OSPF
4 4 (5.48%) BGP
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.48%) Network Security
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.48%) DMVPN
4 4 (5.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (5.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (4.11%) SSL
5 3 (4.11%) VPN
6 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.74%) POP3
6 2 (2.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) DB2
2 3 (4.11%) CouchDB
2 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) Riak
3 2 (2.74%) Hypertable
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) DataStage
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (5.48%) StarTeam
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.74%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.74%) AccuRev
4 2 (2.74%) Valgrind
4 2 (2.74%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.74%) Redmine
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 13 (17.81%) Electronics
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) C++ Developer
3 16 (21.92%) Software Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) C Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Applications Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (13.70%) C++/Java Developer
6 10 (13.70%) EPoS Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Programmer
10 4 (5.48%) Network Specialist
10 4 (5.48%) Security Specialist
10 4 (5.48%) C Programmer
10 4 (5.48%) Network Security Specialist
10 4 (5.48%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) UI Programmer
11 3 (4.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) HTML
2 7 (9.59%) Middleware
3 6 (8.22%) CSS
4 5 (6.85%) XML
5 4 (5.48%) Qt
5 4 (5.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (5.48%) QML
6 3 (4.11%) OpenGL ES
6 3 (4.11%) HTML5
6 3 (4.11%) GStreamer
6 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) WebKit
6 3 (4.11%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.74%) .NET
7 2 (2.74%) JDBC
7 2 (2.74%) JSP
7 2 (2.74%) Servlets
7 2 (2.74%) Ajax
8 1 (1.37%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) EPoS
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.48%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.48%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.48%) DTV
3 4 (5.48%) Streaming Video
3 4 (5.48%) STB
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.74%) APACS
6 1 (1.37%) IVR
6 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.37%) PDA
6 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
2 7 (9.59%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Windows
4 4 (5.48%) AIX
5 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.74%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Software Engineering
2 8 (10.96%) Multithreading
2 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.85%) TDD
4 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.48%) Project Management
4 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.48%) Open Source
4 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.11%) OOD
5 3 (4.11%) UML
5 3 (4.11%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (4.11%) Migration
5 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (2.74%) SDLC
6 2 (2.74%) DevOps
6 2 (2.74%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) C++
2 27 (36.99%) Java
3 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.70%) Embedded C
4 8 (10.96%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
7 3 (4.11%) Lua
7 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 2 (2.74%) C#
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) CCNP
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.48%) CCSE
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) GMP
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
1 2 (2.74%) CFEngine
1 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.74%) Ansible
1 2 (2.74%) Graphite
1 2 (2.74%) Unicenter
1 2 (2.74%) Nagios
2 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.59%) Citrix
1 7 (9.59%) VMware
2 5 (6.85%) HP
2 5 (6.85%) Cisco
3 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.48%) Infoblox
3 4 (5.48%) Imperva
3 4 (5.48%) F5
3 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
4 3 (4.11%) Google
4 3 (4.11%) Lotus
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) CA
5 2 (2.74%) Peregrine
5 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) SaltStack
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