The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 26 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing C 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.31% 0.68% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.45% 1.89% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +29.31%
C
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.31% 36.05% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 16
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.98 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

C
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

C
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 5 (83.33%) OLTP
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) REXX
2 5 (83.33%) zOS
2 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) OMEGAMON
3 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Appium
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) JBehave
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Calabash

C
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
1 5 (83.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) JBehave
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Calabash
1 1 (16.67%) Appium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) REXX
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM