The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bolton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing C 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 7.69% 6.25% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 16.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -7.43%
Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 23.08% 37.50% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £215 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
Manchester

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

C
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Serena
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Serena