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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 80 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing C 44 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.80% 0.90% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 2.24% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 10
Average daily rate
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£401 £374 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +22.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.45 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.21% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
829 894 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.92% 40.27% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 544 422
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
West Yorkshire +7 28 £363 +3.57% 25
South Yorkshire -2 1 £400 -19.19% 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (61.33%) Linux
2 30 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.67%) PHP
5 20 (26.67%) DevOps
6 19 (25.33%) SQL
6 19 (25.33%) Python
7 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 17 (22.67%) Ruby
8 17 (22.67%) Oracle
9 16 (21.33%) VMware
10 15 (20.00%) Nagios
10 15 (20.00%) C++
10 15 (20.00%) Apache
10 15 (20.00%) Fiddler
10 15 (20.00%) CouchDB
10 15 (20.00%) SaltStack
10 15 (20.00%) Hypertable
10 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (20.00%) Puppet
10 15 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 15 (20.00%) Splunk
10 15 (20.00%) Riak
10 15 (20.00%) CFEngine
10 15 (20.00%) Ansible
10 15 (20.00%) Graphite
11 14 (18.67%) F5
11 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 14 (18.67%) Infoblox

C
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 3 (4.00%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 14 (18.67%) Cisco IOS
1 14 (18.67%) BIG-IP
1 14 (18.67%) DNS
1 14 (18.67%) DHCP
1 14 (18.67%) OSPF
2 13 (17.33%) Firewall
3 11 (14.67%) BGP
3 11 (14.67%) NetScreen
3 11 (14.67%) Network Security
3 11 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (14.67%) DMVPN
4 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.67%) HTTP
5 5 (6.67%) SSL
6 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 15 (20.00%) Hypertable
1 15 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 15 (20.00%) Riak
2 2 (2.67%) Ingres
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (6.67%) Electronics
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Automotive
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Network Specialist
3 11 (14.67%) Security Specialist
3 11 (14.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Web Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (4.00%) Pick Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Operations Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) SAP WM Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (2.67%) C++ Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Web Services
2 4 (5.33%) JSON
3 2 (2.67%) Middleware
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) CSS3
3 2 (2.67%) WebSockets
3 2 (2.67%) HTML5
3 2 (2.67%) Underscore.js
3 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.67%) jQuery
3 2 (2.67%) RESTful
3 2 (2.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Thin Client
2 11 (14.67%) Fat Client
3 9 (12.00%) Open Source
4 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) FMCG
6 1 (1.33%) IPTV
6 1 (1.33%) Economics
6 1 (1.33%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.33%) MPEG
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) UNIX
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) AIX
5 2 (2.67%) VMS
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.67%) Android
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) DevOps
3 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
5 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.33%) Service Management
7 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Supplier Management
9 5 (6.67%) ERP
10 3 (4.00%) Logistics
10 3 (4.00%) Data Entry
10 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.00%) CRM
10 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.00%) Quality Management
11 2 (2.67%) Ethical Hacking
11 2 (2.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) PHP
2 19 (25.33%) SQL
2 19 (25.33%) Python
3 17 (22.67%) Ruby
4 15 (20.00%) C++
5 12 (16.00%) Java
6 9 (12.00%) Scala
6 9 (12.00%) VB
7 7 (9.33%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.67%) Lua
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) C#
9 1 (1.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) CCNP
1 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (18.67%) CCSE
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) CHFI
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) PMP
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
1 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) XenServer
3 2 (2.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Nagios
1 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (20.00%) Puppet
1 15 (20.00%) CFEngine
1 15 (20.00%) Ansible
1 15 (20.00%) Graphite
2 1 (1.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Oracle
2 16 (21.33%) VMware
3 15 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 15 (20.00%) Splunk
4 14 (18.67%) F5
4 14 (18.67%) Infoblox
4 14 (18.67%) Cisco
4 14 (18.67%) HP
4 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
4 14 (18.67%) Blue Coat
5 12 (16.00%) Citrix
6 11 (14.67%) Imperva
7 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.00%) jBASE
8 3 (4.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.67%) NetApp
10 1 (1.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (1.33%) CA
10 1 (1.33%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.33%) Remedy
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