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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 70 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing C 2 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.76% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 2.52% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £344 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £576 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
324 318 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.49% 30.09% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 228 155
Median daily rate £350 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.60 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £37.50 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
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 25 August 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
Knutsford +6 1 £450 +20.00%
Chester -1 1 £550 -15.38% 1
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 15 (65.22%) Java
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
1 15 (65.22%) Banking
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) C++
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) SOAP
3 13 (56.52%) XML
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) JSON
3 13 (56.52%) REST
4 11 (47.83%) High Availability
4 11 (47.83%) CSS3
4 11 (47.83%) Apache Camel
4 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 11 (47.83%) JBoss
4 11 (47.83%) Apache
4 11 (47.83%) Tomcat
4 11 (47.83%) SOA
4 11 (47.83%) HTTP
4 11 (47.83%) IBM
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) JDBC
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) J2EE
4 11 (47.83%) MySQL
4 11 (47.83%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (47.83%) Middleware
4 11 (47.83%) E-business

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 11 (47.83%) Apache
1 11 (47.83%) JBoss
1 11 (47.83%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) 2G
2 3 (13.04%) 3G
2 3 (13.04%) 4G
2 3 (13.04%) GSM
2 3 (13.04%) LTE
2 3 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (13.04%) UMTS
3 2 (8.70%) AMQP
4 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
1 11 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Android Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (65.22%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Technical Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Digital Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Digital Technical Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (21.74%) Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Java Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Database Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) JSON
1 13 (56.52%) REST
1 13 (56.52%) SOAP
1 13 (56.52%) XML
2 11 (47.83%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (47.83%) Apache Camel
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) CSS3
2 11 (47.83%) HTML5
2 11 (47.83%) J2EE
2 11 (47.83%) JDBC
2 11 (47.83%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) Android NDK
3 2 (8.70%) JSON Schema
3 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) PMI
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) E-business
2 11 (47.83%) High Availability
2 11 (47.83%) SOA
3 7 (30.43%) Microservices
3 7 (30.43%) Open Source
4 6 (26.09%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) OpenUP
6 2 (8.70%) People Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) C++
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
3 3 (13.04%) Huawei
3 3 (13.04%) Nokia
3 3 (13.04%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Siemens