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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 68 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing C 38 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.10% 1.12% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 3.01% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 1
Average daily rate £428 £265 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.32% -19.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% +2.85%
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
723 532 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.90% 37.25% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 363 292
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford - 2 £425 -
Bolton -5 1 £380 -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (66.10%) C++
2 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
3 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
4 20 (33.90%) TDD
4 20 (33.90%) Python
5 19 (32.20%) Windows
5 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (30.51%) Linux
7 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
8 15 (25.42%) DV Cleared
8 15 (25.42%) Computer Forensics
8 15 (25.42%) Information Security
9 14 (23.73%) Bluetooth
9 14 (23.73%) System Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Finance
11 10 (16.95%) OO
11 10 (16.95%) Java
11 10 (16.95%) Degree
12 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
12 9 (15.25%) Mac OS
13 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
13 8 (13.56%) HTML
14 7 (11.86%) Subversion
14 7 (11.86%) Web Services
14 7 (11.86%) XML
14 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
14 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (10.17%) HTML5
15 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
15 6 (10.17%) BDD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.08%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 3 (5.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) CICS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Bluetooth
2 5 (8.47%) DHCP
2 5 (8.47%) DNS
2 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
3 4 (6.78%) MRTG
4 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.08%) HTTP
4 3 (5.08%) IMAP
4 3 (5.08%) RS-422
4 3 (5.08%) SMTP
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) VLAN
6 1 (1.69%) Firewall
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) Network Security
6 1 (1.69%) SNA
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.86%) Subversion
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) GDB
4 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Legal
4 4 (6.78%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Software Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Python Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Embedded Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) HTML
2 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 7 (11.86%) XML
3 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.17%) HTML5
3 6 (10.17%) Java EE
3 6 (10.17%) jQuery
3 6 (10.17%) JSON
3 6 (10.17%) WSDL
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) APPC
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) ISPF
5 1 (1.69%) SOAP
5 1 (1.69%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) STB
4 1 (1.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 9 (15.25%) Mac OS
4 6 (10.17%) AIX
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Vista
4 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.47%) Unix
6 4 (6.78%) CentOS
6 4 (6.78%) Debian
6 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.69%) pSOS
8 1 (1.69%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.69%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
2 20 (33.90%) TDD
3 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) Computer Forensics
4 15 (25.42%) Information Security
5 14 (23.73%) System Testing
6 10 (16.95%) OO
7 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.17%) BDD
9 6 (10.17%) Data Protection
9 6 (10.17%) OOP
9 6 (10.17%) SDLC
9 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.47%) Migration
10 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Open Source
12 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) C++
2 20 (33.90%) Python
3 10 (16.95%) Java
4 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) Objective-C
6 5 (8.47%) PHP
7 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.78%) Korn
7 4 (6.78%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) C#
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.39%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) JCL
9 1 (1.69%) Lua
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 15 (25.42%) DV Cleared
4 10 (16.95%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.39%) PMP
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) KVM
3 3 (5.08%) Dovecot
3 3 (5.08%) iptables
3 3 (5.08%) Sendmail
3 3 (5.08%) Squid
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.39%) NFS
4 2 (3.39%) vSphere
4 2 (3.39%) Xen
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) RACF
5 1 (1.69%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Cacti
1 4 (6.78%) Nagios
1 4 (6.78%) OpenNebula
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.69%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) VMware
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.08%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) Serena
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) NetApp
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) F5
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 21 days ago