Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 September 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 163 146
Rank change year-on-year +63 -17 -2
Contract jobs citing C 70 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.73% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 1.89% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £350
90th Percentile £615 £535 £738
England median daily rate £461 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -2.89% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.75 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% -2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £21.25 £39.75 £19.55
90th Percentile £49.34 £44.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,656 2,224 1,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 40.97% 44.26% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,103 1,541 1,184
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £291
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.08 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -43.39% +151.61%
10th Percentile £14.32 £13.81 £14.13
90th Percentile £44.50 £43.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.53 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.03% +5.00% +6.67%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Yorkshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Yorkshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Yorkshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Yorkshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Yorkshire

C
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +59 47 £405 -4.71% 29
North Yorkshire +6 7 £335 +76.32% 8
South Yorkshire -14 7 £395 +21.54% 13
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
C
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 42 (60.00%) C++
2 41 (58.57%) Linux
3 39 (55.71%) Software Engineering
4 35 (50.00%) Java
5 30 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (41.43%) Android
7 28 (40.00%) Multithreading
8 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.14%) SQL
10 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (14.29%) Embedded C
10 10 (14.29%) JIRA
11 9 (12.86%) Finance
11 9 (12.86%) Scrum
12 7 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.00%) Python
12 7 (10.00%) Bluetooth
12 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
13 6 (8.57%) GCP
13 6 (8.57%) Redmine
13 6 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (8.57%) ClearCase
13 6 (8.57%) VoIP
13 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++
13 6 (8.57%) Ethernet
13 6 (8.57%) ClearQuest
13 6 (8.57%) Degree
13 6 (8.57%) Google
13 6 (8.57%) Wi-Fi

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (1.43%) CMS
1 1 (1.43%) Confluence
1 1 (1.43%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) GCP
2 5 (7.14%) AWS
3 4 (5.71%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.86%) Azure
4 2 (2.86%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.57%) Ethernet
2 6 (8.57%) VoIP
2 6 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.86%) DVB
3 2 (2.86%) Wireless
3 2 (2.86%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.43%) Broadband
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) ISDN
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.71%) Power BI
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.43%) QlikView
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (8.57%) ClearCase
2 6 (8.57%) ClearQuest
2 6 (8.57%) Redmine
3 5 (7.14%) Selenium
4 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.29%) ProC
6 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.86%) JMeter
7 1 (1.43%) Appium
7 1 (1.43%) GitLab
7 1 (1.43%) JBehave
7 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.43%) RSpec
7 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Law
2 4 (5.71%) Social Science
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 23 (32.86%) Software Engineer
2 22 (31.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (25.71%) Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Linux Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Android Developer
5 12 (17.14%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Data Scientist
6 5 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) D3.js
1 4 (5.71%) ggplot
2 3 (4.29%) J2EE
3 2 (2.86%) REST
3 2 (2.86%) SOAP
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.43%) hapi
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) Qt
4 1 (1.43%) React
4 1 (1.43%) Resque
4 1 (1.43%) RESTful
4 1 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.43%) Symfony
4 1 (1.43%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) XSD
4 1 (1.43%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.29%) STB
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Blog
4 1 (1.43%) CMDB
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Home Automation
4 1 (1.43%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) Android
3 7 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (7.14%) Windows
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Software Engineering
2 30 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.86%) Scrum
7 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.14%) BDD
8 5 (7.14%) Data Science
8 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
9 4 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.71%) Statistics
9 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
10 3 (4.29%) Contract Negotiation
10 3 (4.29%) DevOps
10 3 (4.29%) TDD
11 2 (2.86%) Commercial Awareness
11 2 (2.86%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) C++
2 35 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) SQL
4 10 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++
7 4 (5.71%) Perl
7 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) CISA
4 2 (2.86%) CISM
4 2 (2.86%) CISSP
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) COBIT
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.43%) MOM
1 1 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Google
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Tableau
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) CollabNet
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Remedy
5 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) Sigfox
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Zend