The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 51 59
Contract jobs citing C 0 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 2.02% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.61% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 5
Median daily rate - £440 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +18.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
171 321 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.26% 36.07% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 225 160
Median daily rate £376 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -64.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Cheshire region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (28.57%) DataStage
2 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (28.57%) Apache Pig
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (14.29%) HFM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) DataStage
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) HBase
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
2 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
1 2 (28.57%) Predictive Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) DRM
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio
2 2 (28.57%) Actian
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (28.57%) ParAccel
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter
3 1 (14.29%) Xilinx