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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 52 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing C 6 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 2.52% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 8.71% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 2
Median daily rate £500 £389 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.61% +21.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
C
North West

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
178 287 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.01% 28.96% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 205 132
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -56.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.45 £30.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £17.05 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -1 3 £500 - 1
Wilmslow -2 1 - -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (25.00%) DataStage
2 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (25.00%) Teradata
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (12.50%) HFM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) DataStage
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) HBase
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) DRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (25.00%) Actian
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (25.00%) ParAccel
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter
3 1 (12.50%) Xilinx