The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing C 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -16.21%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.81% 30.19% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 12
Average daily rate £310 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
Cheshire

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

C
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Chester

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

C
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Django

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
1 4 (80.00%) VB
1 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft