Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 153 139
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 +13
Contract jobs citing C 43 37 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.87% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 2.14% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 43
Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £410 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +18.84% -5.48%
10th Percentile £313 £343 £310
90th Percentile £534 £738 £438
England median daily rate £475 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +8.57% +4.17% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 22
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +42.86% -23.72%
10th Percentile £38.50 £19.55 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +2.56%

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 2,222 1,726 2,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 45.28% 40.77% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,536 1,232 1,815
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £291
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 11 37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%
10th Percentile £14.64 £20.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £43.75 £44.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +4.17%

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 21 August 2018.

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
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 21 August 2018. 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 -24 18 £425 +6.25% 27
South Yorkshire -1 7 £325 -18.75% 14
North Yorkshire +2 6 £190 - 17
C
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 20 (46.51%) C++
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) Python
6 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (20.93%) Windows
8 8 (18.60%) Unix
9 7 (16.28%) Finance
9 7 (16.28%) Automotive
9 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
10 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
10 6 (13.95%) Middleware
10 6 (13.95%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (11.63%) TDD
11 5 (11.63%) STL
11 5 (11.63%) XML
11 5 (11.63%) SLA
11 5 (11.63%) Kanban
11 5 (11.63%) Android
11 5 (11.63%) MISRA
12 4 (9.30%) MISRA C
12 4 (9.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (9.30%) Gentran
12 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
12 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
12 4 (9.30%) Perl
12 4 (9.30%) Oracle

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 4 (9.30%) Gentran
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Jetty
3 1 (2.33%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
1 4 (9.30%) SSH
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) DVB
3 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) DLNA
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) FTP
4 1 (2.33%) IPsec
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) UPnP
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) GIS
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.65%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) JUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.65%) ProC
3 1 (2.33%) GCC
3 1 (2.33%) GDB
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.33%) Mockito
3 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (16.28%) Automotive
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Control Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Coach
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.65%) DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.33%) EMC Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) STL
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) J2EE
5 2 (4.65%) LDAP
5 2 (4.65%) OC4J
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.33%) JNI
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
6 1 (2.33%) Qt
6 1 (2.33%) Servlets
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) STB
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
3 2 (4.65%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.65%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.33%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) Unix
4 6 (13.95%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Android
6 4 (9.30%) MVS
7 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.23%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
5 5 (11.63%) Kanban
5 5 (11.63%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Validation
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) UX Design
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C++
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
5 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Erlang
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCDST
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) MISRA
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) MISRA C
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) CFEngine
2 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Cadence
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) BT
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Xerox