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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 80 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing C 11 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 1.04% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 2.71% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£390 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £878 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
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
537 442 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.22% 38.27% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 273 304
Average daily rate £338 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £212 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.75 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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
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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Bolton - 1 - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (22.22%) Arduino
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Jaspersoft
3 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (22.22%) Atmel
3 4 (22.22%) ETL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (16.67%) GIAC
4 3 (16.67%) CISM
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) CRAMM
4 3 (16.67%) COBIT
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (16.67%) CRISC

C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.56%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) JasperReports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Excel Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (22.22%) Arduino
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Analytics
1 4 (22.22%) ETL
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (16.67%) CRAMM
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) GIAC
1 3 (16.67%) CISM
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
1 3 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Xen
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Jaspersoft
1 4 (22.22%) Atmel
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Serena
2 1 (5.56%) NetApp
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £230 - £235 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago