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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 93 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing C 17 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% 0.75% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 2.29% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £400 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -18.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.88 £36.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.89% +231.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
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
719 612 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.68% 32.66% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 373 353
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.30 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Salford - 1 £425 -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (30.56%) Linux
1 11 (30.56%) DHCP
2 10 (27.78%) DNS
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) C++
4 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
5 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.67%) Perl
6 6 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) MS Office
6 6 (16.67%) VB
6 6 (16.67%) Unix
6 6 (16.67%) Python
6 6 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (13.89%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) SAS
7 5 (13.89%) HTTP
7 5 (13.89%) Apache
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) 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 (13.89%) Apache
1 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
1 5 (13.89%) SAS
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) WinCC
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DHCP
2 10 (27.78%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
4 5 (13.89%) HTTP
4 5 (13.89%) IMAP
4 5 (13.89%) MRTG
4 5 (13.89%) SMTP
5 3 (8.33%) LDAP
6 2 (5.56%) 802.11
6 2 (5.56%) DLNA
6 2 (5.56%) DVB
6 2 (5.56%) IGMP
6 2 (5.56%) IPv4
6 2 (5.56%) IPv6
6 2 (5.56%) PPP
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) UPnP
6 2 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) MorphX
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.56%) OpenEmbedded
1 2 (5.56%) OpenGL
1 2 (5.56%) REST
1 2 (5.56%) WebKit
1 2 (5.56%) Yocto
2 1 (2.78%) EJB
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Swing
2 1 (2.78%) SWT
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.56%) Digital TV
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) STB
4 1 (2.78%) BBC
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.89%) CentOS
4 5 (13.89%) Debian
4 5 (13.89%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) AIX
7 1 (2.78%) HPUX
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) Change Control
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Test Management
4 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) People Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) C++
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Perl
3 6 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) VB
4 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.89%) Korn
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
4 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCSA
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) OCP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.78%) ISO26262
3 1 (2.78%) MISRA
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) Dovecot
3 5 (13.89%) iptables
3 5 (13.89%) KVM
3 5 (13.89%) Sendmail
3 5 (13.89%) Squid
4 2 (5.56%) NFS
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Xen
5 1 (2.78%) Ceph
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Cacti
1 5 (13.89%) HAProxy
1 5 (13.89%) Nagios
1 5 (13.89%) OpenNebula
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) Conax
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) Nagra
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Verimatrix
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Siemens
7 1 (2.78%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) Sybase
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