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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 34 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing C 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.68% 0.52% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 1.49% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +91.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £475 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
107 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.52% 35.08% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 40
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (62.50%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) OLTP
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) REXX
2 5 (62.50%) zOS
2 5 (62.50%) JCL
2 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Uniface
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Informix
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Appium
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall

C
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
1 5 (62.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Calabash
1 1 (12.50%) Appium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Informix Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) zOS
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) REXX
1 5 (62.50%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Uniface
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM