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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
North West / Merseyside
Rank 35 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing C 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 1.16% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £273 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +20.00%

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
102 86 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.53% 25.90% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 30
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +2 2 £273 -22.14% 3
C
North West

C
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) NGN
1 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NGN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy