The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 89 90
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing C 16 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.47% 1.07% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 2.12% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £381 £350
% change year-on-year +8.19% +8.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.13 £25.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.96% -43.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 525 754 622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 48.39% 50.60% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 551 461
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £15.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.88% -55.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C in Leeds

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Leeds

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for C.

1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (20.00%) Service Design
3 5 (20.00%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) e-Learning
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.00%) AIX
5 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 3 (12.00%) OO

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Android Studio
1 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Billing
1 3 (12.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 3 (12.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
4 3 (12.00%) Android
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.00%) Service Design
2 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) Document Management
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Logistics
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (28.00%) Python
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCDST
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Sun
2 3 (12.00%) Xerox
3 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.00%) Nokia
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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