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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 53 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing C 19 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 1.40% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 4.18% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£408 £205 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £12.42 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
325 263 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.19% 33.50% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 121 93
Average daily rate £395 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Average hourly rate £19.75 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.57% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £22.79 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £140.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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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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 0 7 - - 2
Runcorn - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) C++
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) OO
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) TDD
2 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
3 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
3 7 (21.88%) Banking
4 6 (18.75%) Subversion
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Java EE
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
4 6 (18.75%) JSON
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (18.75%) Mac OS
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (18.75%) Local Government
4 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) HTML5
4 6 (18.75%) Change Control
4 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.75%) WSDL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
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%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
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
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
1 6 (18.75%) XML
1 6 (18.75%) WSDL
1 6 (18.75%) Java EE
1 6 (18.75%) JSON
1 6 (18.75%) jQuery
1 6 (18.75%) HTML5
1 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (9.38%) CESG
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
3 6 (18.75%) Mac OS
4 5 (15.63%) UNIX
5 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
5 3 (9.38%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) OO
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (34.38%) TDD
1 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
2 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) CRM
3 6 (18.75%) OOP
3 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) BDD
3 6 (18.75%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
4 5 (15.63%) OOD
4 5 (15.63%) AOP
5 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C++
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Objective-C
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) Python
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 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
2 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) Lotus
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Wonderware
Knutsford
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £440.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago