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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 77 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing C 14 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 0.88% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 2.48% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £306 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -24.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £238 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £456 £717
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £16.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
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
463 443 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.76% 35.30% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 258 171
Average daily rate £350 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £19.30 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.50 £131.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
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 26 May 2015, 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 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) C++
3 12 (36.36%) UNIX
4 10 (30.30%) OO
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Bluetooth
5 8 (24.24%) GSM
5 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.21%) Doxygen
6 7 (21.21%) Google
6 7 (21.21%) Software Packaging
6 7 (21.21%) GoogleTest
7 6 (18.18%) Raspberry Pi
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) TDD
8 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.15%) BeagleBone
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
9 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) SQL
9 4 (12.12%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) Marketing
10 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.09%) SAP
10 3 (9.09%) Python
10 3 (9.09%) ETL
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco
10 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (3.03%) Node.js
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Bluetooth
1 8 (24.24%) GSM
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) 2G
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) GoogleTest
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) JBehave
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Calabash
3 1 (3.03%) Appium
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Local Government
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) C++ Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Excel Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Buyer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Buyer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) Akka
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (15.15%) BeagleBone
3 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.06%) Statistics
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.03%) Arduino
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) OO
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) ETL
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Qualitative Research
7 2 (6.06%) BPR
7 2 (6.06%) Information Management
7 2 (6.06%) Logistics
7 2 (6.06%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C++
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) HND
2 2 (6.06%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) NFS
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Xen
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Huawei
4 1 (3.03%) Atmel
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Serena
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