The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 36 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing C 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.92% 1.69% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 8.70% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.92% 19.44% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 38
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £18.80 £16.23 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -90.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

C
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Merseyside region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Merseyside region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

C
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Liverpool -6 3 £370 +5.71% 8
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) OLTP
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) REXX
2 2 (40.00%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) OpenNebula
3 1 (20.00%) iptables
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) IMAP
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) IMAP
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) MRTG
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) REXX
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (20.00%) iptables
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
1 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (20.00%) Cacti
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) OpenNebula
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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