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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Rank 79 81 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Contract jobs citing C 9 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.89% 0.86% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.95% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 14
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £423 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.21% -65.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 539 615 596
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.05% 44.12% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 447 408
Median daily rate £400 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Leeds

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Leeds

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (29.03%) Windows
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Android
4 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
4 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) vRealize
5 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Android Studio
5 5 (16.13%) Unix
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
5 5 (16.13%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 5 (16.13%) JIRA
6 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.90%) Publishing
6 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.90%) vSphere

C
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Android Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Billing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Portal Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (6.45%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Android
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (22.58%) Project Management
1 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) OO
2 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
3 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) Coaching
4 2 (6.45%) Document Management
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Service Design
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C++
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCDST
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) vRealize
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) CA
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Xerox
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft