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 3 months to 28 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 106 117
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs citing C 23 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.13% 1.25% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 2.76% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 23
Median daily rate £375 £394 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +17.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £499 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.16% -52.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £11.50 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.63 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.28% +4.66%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 852 1270 1162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 41.74% 45.34% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1742 1762
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £538 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 69
Median hourly rate £41.25 £16.09 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.37% -59.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.03 £12.25 £24.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +16 17 £350 -6.66% 13
North Yorkshire +3 3 - - 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (24.39%) Process Improvement
2 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.07%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Unix
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) JIRA
3 6 (14.63%) Electronics
3 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) Service Design
4 5 (12.20%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) IBM
4 5 (12.20%) C++
5 4 (9.76%) SLA
5 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Scrum
5 4 (9.76%) DevOps

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 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) ATM
4 1 (2.44%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) Frame Relay
4 1 (2.44%) ISDN
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) OSPF
4 1 (2.44%) PPP
4 1 (2.44%) RTP
4 1 (2.44%) SDH
4 1 (2.44%) TACACS
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.88%) DataStage
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.32%) Android Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Electronics
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Billing
2 3 (7.32%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Military
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Designer
2 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.32%) Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Lead Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.44%) JSON
1 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.44%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Minimum Viable Product
2 3 (7.32%) e-Learning
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
1 7 (17.07%) Unix
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) AIX
3 3 (7.32%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (24.39%) Process Improvement
2 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
4 5 (12.20%) Service Design
4 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Scrum
5 4 (9.76%) System Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Document Management
6 3 (7.32%) High Availability
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
1 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
1 7 (17.07%) Python
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) C++
3 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) A+ Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCDST
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco
1 5 (12.20%) IBM
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Sun
3 3 (7.32%) Xerox
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.44%) Atmel
5 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp
5 1 (2.44%) Nokia
5 1 (2.44%) Xilinx
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