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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 83 90 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing C 12 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.90% 1.19% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 2.89% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Median daily rate £350 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £278 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £22.75 £12.13 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.62% -65.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £9.63 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.55 £14.63 £40.00
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 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 627 796 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.00% 41.12% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 554 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in West Yorkshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in West Yorkshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 March 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 +11 9 £375 +3.44% 4
Wakefield 0 1 £320 -
C
Yorkshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (25.71%) Windows
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) C++
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
4 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Android
4 6 (17.14%) vRealize
5 5 (14.29%) Android Studio
5 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 5 (14.29%) Electronics
5 5 (14.29%) Publishing
5 5 (14.29%) JIRA
5 5 (14.29%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Embedded Compact

C
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) ATM
3 1 (2.86%) BGP
3 1 (2.86%) Frame Relay
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) ISDN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) OSPF
3 1 (2.86%) PPP
3 1 (2.86%) RTP
3 1 (2.86%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Android Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Electronics
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Military
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Developer
1 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Designer
3 3 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Portal Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) C Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Lead
4 2 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.86%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (5.71%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Android
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 5 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) Document Management
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Logistics
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C++
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCDST
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) vRealize
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) CA
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Xerox
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Xilinx
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