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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 104 64 105
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +41
Contract jobs citing C 15 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 2.61% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 6.70% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 13
Average daily rate
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£353 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £291 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £419 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £13.00 £31.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £45.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
795 851 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.80% 38.97% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 485 574
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £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 18 50 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £55.75
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 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
West Yorkshire -25 7 £350 +3.70% 16
North Yorkshire -2 5 £401 +30.77% 4
South Yorkshire +7 3 - - 11
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Citrix
3 10 (22.22%) HP
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) C++
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (20.00%) DMVPN
4 9 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 9 (20.00%) Network Security
4 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 9 (20.00%) Imperva
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (20.00%) F5
4 9 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (20.00%) CCSE
4 9 (20.00%) OSPF
4 9 (20.00%) BGP
4 9 (20.00%) NetScreen
4 9 (20.00%) Firewall
4 9 (20.00%) CCNP
4 9 (20.00%) DNS
4 9 (20.00%) Windows
4 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.00%) DHCP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Jetty
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DMVPN
1 9 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 9 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 9 (20.00%) Network Security
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (20.00%) OSPF
1 9 (20.00%) BGP
1 9 (20.00%) NetScreen
1 9 (20.00%) Firewall
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
1 9 (20.00%) DHCP
2 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.11%) VLAN
3 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 5 (11.11%) DVB
4 4 (8.89%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) SAN
5 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) ProC
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
General
1 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 9 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 9 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 5 (11.11%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Tester
5 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) Java EE
3 1 (2.22%) Ajax
3 1 (2.22%) BREW
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) ODBC
3 1 (2.22%) ActiveX
3 1 (2.22%) J2ME
3 1 (2.22%) MFC
3 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) JDBC
3 1 (2.22%) JSP
3 1 (2.22%) Servlets
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (11.11%) IPTV
3 5 (11.11%) Video on Demand
3 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.11%) MPEG
4 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.67%) STB
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.22%) Animation
7 1 (2.22%) SystemC
7 1 (2.22%) iPhone
7 1 (2.22%) NHS
7 1 (2.22%) Handset
7 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) Android
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) Android Development
7 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.44%) Test Management
8 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.22%) System Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) C++
2 7 (15.56%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) Tcl
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) VC++
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) CCSE
1 9 (20.00%) CCNP
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Citrix
2 10 (22.22%) HP
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Infoblox
3 9 (20.00%) Imperva
3 9 (20.00%) F5
3 9 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle
6 3 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (4.44%) Capita
8 1 (2.22%) Brocade
8 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
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