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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 89 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing C 16 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.61% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 1.87% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £320 £258 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.27% -48.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £112 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £404 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
698 588 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.20% 32.74% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 361 302
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 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 14
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £38.00
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 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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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
Bolton -6 1 £255 - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 4
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (27.27%) C++
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) VB
4 6 (18.18%) MS Office
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) HTTP
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
5 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Change Control
6 4 (12.12%) Open Source
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Apache
6 4 (12.12%) Python

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 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) WinCC
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) SoftLayer
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DHCP
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (15.15%) HTTP
3 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
4 3 (9.09%) IMAP
4 3 (9.09%) MRTG
4 3 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.06%) LDAP
5 2 (6.06%) RS-422
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) 802.11
6 1 (3.03%) DLNA
6 1 (3.03%) DVB
6 1 (3.03%) IPv4
6 1 (3.03%) IPv6
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) PPP
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) MorphX
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) REST
1 3 (9.09%) SOAP
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) CSS3
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) JDBC
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) EJB
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) OpenEmbedded
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) Struts
3 1 (3.03%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) BBC
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Digital TV
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Psychology
4 1 (3.03%) STB
4 1 (3.03%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) Debian
3 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.03%) HPUX
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Change Control
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Open Source
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) SDLC
4 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Test Management
4 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C++
2 7 (21.21%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) VB
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Korn
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.03%) Go
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSA
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) OCP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PhD
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
3 1 (3.03%) ISO26262
3 1 (3.03%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Dovecot
3 3 (9.09%) iptables
3 3 (9.09%) KVM
3 3 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 3 (9.09%) Squid
4 2 (6.06%) NFS
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) Xen
5 1 (3.03%) Ceph
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cacti
1 3 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
1 3 (9.09%) OpenNebula
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) CA
6 1 (3.03%) Conax
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Nagra
6 1 (3.03%) NetSuite
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Serena
6 1 (3.03%) Siemens
6 1 (3.03%) Verimatrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago