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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 87 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing C 11 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 1.29% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 3.60% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate
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£258 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £453 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £525 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £16.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
528 444 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.75% 35.89% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 277 219
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £25.75 £18.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 1 - -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) C++
4 6 (23.08%) UNIX
5 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) Python
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) SAP
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Scala
7 3 (11.54%) Marketing
7 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
8 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (7.69%) Algorithms

C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
1 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (3.85%) 4G
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) JBehave
1 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.85%) Calabash
1 1 (3.85%) Appium
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) C Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Buyer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Buyer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) WCF
1 2 (7.69%) Akka
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) DTV
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) SCADA
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) TDD
2 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) BPR
5 2 (7.69%) Information Management
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Memory Management
5 2 (7.69%) ATDD
5 2 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C++
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 3 (11.54%) Scala
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.69%) HND
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) NFS
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Xen
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Serena
4 1 (3.85%) Huawei
4 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
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