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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 93 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing C 14 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.38% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 3.84% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
Median daily rate £525 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £296 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £486 £878
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +44.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
659 704 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.79% 36.08% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 428 401
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 8
Median hourly rate £33.47 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.70 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 10 (30.30%) Linux
1 10 (30.30%) DHCP
1 10 (30.30%) Open Source
2 9 (27.27%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) Unix
4 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
4 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (18.18%) iSCSI
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Debian
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
6 5 (15.15%) SMTP
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
6 5 (15.15%) Nagios
6 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.15%) Apache
6 5 (15.15%) HTTP
6 5 (15.15%) SAS
6 5 (15.15%) PHP

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 (15.15%) Apache
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
1 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
1 5 (15.15%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DHCP
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 5 (15.15%) HTTP
4 5 (15.15%) IMAP
4 5 (15.15%) MRTG
4 5 (15.15%) SMTP
5 3 (9.09%) LDAP
6 2 (6.06%) 802.11
6 2 (6.06%) DLNA
6 2 (6.06%) DVB
6 2 (6.06%) IGMP
6 2 (6.06%) IPv4
6 2 (6.06%) IPv6
6 2 (6.06%) PPP
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) UPnP
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) Impala
5 1 (3.03%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) MorphX
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Electronics
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Data Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.06%) EJB
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) OpenEmbedded
2 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) Swing
2 2 (6.06%) SWT
2 2 (6.06%) WebKit
2 2 (6.06%) Yocto
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Digital TV
2 2 (6.06%) STB
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) BBC
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) CentOS
3 5 (15.15%) Debian
3 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Open Source
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) DRM
5 2 (6.06%) Escalation Management
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 1 (3.03%) SDLC
6 1 (3.03%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.15%) Korn
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.12%) C#
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.06%) F#
7 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 2 (6.06%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO26262
1 2 (6.06%) MISRA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Dovecot
2 5 (15.15%) iptables
2 5 (15.15%) KVM
2 5 (15.15%) Sendmail
2 5 (15.15%) Squid
3 1 (3.03%) Ceph
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Cacti
1 5 (15.15%) HAProxy
1 5 (15.15%) Nagios
1 5 (15.15%) OpenNebula
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) Conax
5 2 (6.06%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Nagra
5 2 (6.06%) Sun
5 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 2 (6.06%) Verimatrix
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) NetSuite
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