The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 77 83 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing C 21 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 0.24% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 0.61% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
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£275 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £330 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +11.11%
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
522 488 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.14% 39.20% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 308 215
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.50 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

C
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - - 3
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (55.17%) C++
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 8 (27.59%) OO
4 8 (27.59%) UNIX
4 8 (27.59%) Bluetooth
4 8 (27.59%) GSM
5 7 (24.14%) Doxygen
5 7 (24.14%) Google
5 7 (24.14%) Software Packaging
5 7 (24.14%) GoogleTest
6 6 (20.69%) Raspberry Pi
7 5 (17.24%) BeagleBone
7 5 (17.24%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
8 4 (13.79%) Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) Jaspersoft
8 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.79%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (13.79%) Arduino
8 4 (13.79%) Atmel
8 4 (13.79%) jQuery
9 3 (10.34%) Selenium
9 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.90%) Legal
10 2 (6.90%) Embedded C

C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (24.14%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Bluetooth
1 8 (27.59%) GSM
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) GoogleTest
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) JBehave
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Calabash
3 1 (3.45%) Appium
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Excel Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) C Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Buyer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Buyer
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Hardware Tester
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Software Packaging
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (17.24%) BeagleBone
3 4 (13.79%) Arduino
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) OO
3 4 (13.79%) ETL
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C++
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) VCP4
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) NFS
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Xen
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Google
2 4 (13.79%) Atmel
2 4 (13.79%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Serena
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