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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing C 14 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 1.88% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 4.87% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Median daily rate £550 £430 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +59.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £385 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £475 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

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
589 698 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.57% 38.69% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 420 368
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £284 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.19 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 11 (39.29%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 10 (35.71%) Open Source
3 9 (32.14%) SAP
3 9 (32.14%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) Marketing
4 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 8 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (25.00%) Big Data
5 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 7 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (25.00%) Electronics
5 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (21.43%) Unix
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (17.86%) Google
7 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) C#
9 3 (10.71%) C++
9 3 (10.71%) Perl
9 3 (10.71%) DHCP

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 8 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) IMAP
2 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.14%) MRTG
2 2 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) 802.11
3 1 (3.57%) DLNA
3 1 (3.57%) DVB
3 1 (3.57%) IGMP
3 1 (3.57%) IPv4
3 1 (3.57%) IPv6
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) PPP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 7 (25.00%) Big Data
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.57%) Impala
5 1 (3.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse RCP
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 8 (28.57%) Marketing
2 7 (25.00%) Electronics
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Data Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (7.14%) CIO
5 2 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Java Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Navision Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ICT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) EJB
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) Swing
1 2 (7.14%) SWT
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) COM
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) WebKit
2 1 (3.57%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.57%) STB
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) Debian
3 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Open Source
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Service Design
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.14%) F#
5 2 (7.14%) Korn
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO26262
1 2 (7.14%) MISRA
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Dovecot
1 2 (7.14%) iptables
1 2 (7.14%) KVM
1 2 (7.14%) Sendmail
1 2 (7.14%) Squid
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cacti
1 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
1 2 (7.14%) OpenNebula
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Wyse
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.57%) Conax
5 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.57%) Nagra
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Verimatrix
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