The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 25 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing C 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.04% 1.39% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 5.63% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £120 £330 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% -34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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
73 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 38.02% 24.65% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 32
Median daily rate £356 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.37% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 8 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for C.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Italian Language

C
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++