The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 58 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing C 19 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 1.11% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 3.69% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£408 £246 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.48% -48.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £140 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £388 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -4.28%
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
402 244 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.36% 30.09% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 115 94
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Average hourly rate £19.75 £40.57 £45.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.31% -11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £30.52 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £140.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 6 - - 2
Knutsford - 4 £375 -
Daresbury - 3 £408 -
Macclesfield - 2 £440 -
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (43.75%) C++
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) OO
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
2 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 7 (21.88%) OOP
5 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
5 7 (21.88%) Objective-C
5 7 (21.88%) BDD
5 7 (21.88%) Banking
5 7 (21.88%) Subversion
5 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (18.75%) Local Government
6 6 (18.75%) Java EE
6 6 (18.75%) Degree
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
6 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (18.75%) Mac OS
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) FishEye
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Local Government
4 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Firmware Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Customer Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) Java EE
2 6 (18.75%) JSON
2 6 (18.75%) jQuery
2 6 (18.75%) HTML5
2 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.75%) WSDL
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.13%) CESG
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
2 1 (3.13%) SCADA
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
4 6 (18.75%) Mac OS
4 6 (18.75%) AIX
5 5 (15.63%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) ThreadX
7 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) OO
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (37.50%) TDD
1 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 7 (21.88%) OOP
2 7 (21.88%) BDD
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) Change Control
3 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) CRM
4 5 (15.63%) OOD
4 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
4 5 (15.63%) AOP
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C++
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) Objective-C
4 6 (18.75%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GAMP
1 1 (3.13%) GMP
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) Lotus
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Huawei
3 1 (3.13%) Wonderware
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) Renesas
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