Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 105 107
Rank change year-on-year -20 +2 -26
Contract jobs citing C 12 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.54% 1.57% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 3.23% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 40
Leeds median daily rate £463 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £299
90th Percentile £744 £544 £515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate £38.75 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.08% -25.71% -46.15%
10th Percentile £32.63 £13.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £43.88 £37.60 £45.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.75 £22.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +70.33% +30.00% -46.15%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,064 1,177 1,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 48.19% 48.66% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 813 869
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £299 £294 £280
90th Percentile £538 £538 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 12
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -48.15%
10th Percentile £39.30 £10.89 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.70 £26.25 £44.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -27.03% -43.94%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) GDPR
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) VB6
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
2 2 (16.67%) QAD
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) RPG
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio

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 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) CANoe
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Digital
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Navision Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Android NDK
3 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (16.67%) FMCG
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (8.33%) Debian
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) RPG
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) MISRA
2 1 (8.33%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) QAD
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) VMware