The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 78 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing C 19 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.85% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 2.59% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Median daily rate £363 £333 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -19.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £681 £418 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £16.38
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 - £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
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
569 501 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.86% 32.81% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 319 260
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £38.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

C
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £690 - 4
Bolton - 2 £255 -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C.

1 18 (40.91%) C++
2 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 12 (27.27%) Linux
4 11 (25.00%) Windows
5 9 (20.45%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) Python
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
6 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 8 (18.18%) DHCP
6 8 (18.18%) HP
7 7 (15.91%) VMware
7 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
7 7 (15.91%) HTTP
7 7 (15.91%) DNS
7 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
7 7 (15.91%) PHP
7 7 (15.91%) MS Office
7 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (15.91%) Open Source
8 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.64%) iSCSI
8 6 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (13.64%) SQL
8 6 (13.64%) VB
8 6 (13.64%) HTML
8 6 (13.64%) Oracle
8 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.36%) Citrix

C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.82%) SAS
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) WinCC
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.82%) SoftLayer
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) DHCP
2 7 (15.91%) DNS
2 7 (15.91%) HTTP
3 6 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (13.64%) iSCSI
4 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
4 5 (11.36%) RS-422
5 4 (9.09%) MRTG
6 3 (6.82%) Bluetooth
6 3 (6.82%) IMAP
6 3 (6.82%) SMTP
6 3 (6.82%) VLAN
7 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.27%) 802.11
8 1 (2.27%) DVB
8 1 (2.27%) IPv4
8 1 (2.27%) IPv6
8 1 (2.27%) LDAP
8 1 (2.27%) PPP
8 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.27%) MorphX
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
2 5 (11.36%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) SOAP
2 5 (11.36%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) CSS3
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
3 4 (9.09%) J2EE
3 4 (9.09%) JDBC
3 4 (9.09%) JSON
3 4 (9.09%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) MEAN Stack
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) XSL
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.55%) EJB
5 2 (4.55%) Meteor
5 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.55%) Digital TV
2 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.55%) STB
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Psychology
3 1 (2.27%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.09%) CentOS
4 4 (9.09%) Debian
4 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.82%) Unix
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.27%) AIX
7 1 (2.27%) HPUX
7 1 (2.27%) pSOS
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Open Source
4 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Information Security
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Change Control
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
6 4 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) Defect Management
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) C++
2 9 (20.45%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Python
3 7 (15.91%) PHP
4 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) VB
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.09%) Korn
6 4 (9.09%) Perl
6 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.82%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) Go
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.82%) MCSA
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) PhD
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) OCP
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.27%) ISO26262
3 1 (2.27%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) KVM
3 3 (6.82%) Dovecot
3 3 (6.82%) iptables
3 3 (6.82%) NFS
3 3 (6.82%) Sendmail
3 3 (6.82%) Squid
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 3 (6.82%) Xen
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Cacti
1 4 (9.09%) Nagios
1 4 (9.09%) OpenNebula
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) HAProxy
2 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) HP
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Serena
7 3 (6.82%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Conax
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Nagra
8 1 (2.27%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.27%) Siemens
8 1 (2.27%) Verimatrix