The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 98 98
Rank change year-on-year +14 0  
Contract jobs citing C 16 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.13% 1.14% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 2.47% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 16
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.96% -64.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 620 930 825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.97% 46.02% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 648 577
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in West Yorkshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in West Yorkshire

C
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +18 16 £350 -12.50% 3
C
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (35.71%) Process Improvement
2 7 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) C++
4 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
4 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.86%) Service Design
4 5 (17.86%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.71%) Electronics
6 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.71%) SLA
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.71%) A+ Certification
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) ATM
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Frame Relay
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) ISDN
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) PPP
4 1 (3.57%) RTP
4 1 (3.57%) SDH
4 1 (3.57%) TACACS
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) Android Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
1 3 (10.71%) Billing
1 3 (10.71%) Electronics
1 3 (10.71%) Games
1 3 (10.71%) Military
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Designer
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.71%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) C Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
1 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
1 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.57%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Minimum Viable Product
2 3 (10.71%) e-Learning
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Unix
4 3 (10.71%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) Android
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (35.71%) Process Improvement
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.86%) Service Design
2 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Coaching
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) Document Management
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 3 (10.71%) Logistics
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
1 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (25.00%) Python
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) A+ Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCDST
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
1 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
1 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Sun
2 3 (10.71%) Xerox
3 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.57%) Nokia
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Xilinx
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