The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 35 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing C 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.41% 2.85% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 7.87% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£475 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
81 89 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.06% 36.18% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 39
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £488 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Liverpool -3 1 £475 +91.91% 3
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Open Text
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Military

C
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) AquaLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) BPEL
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) BEA
1 1 (33.33%) Open Text
Liverpool
360 Resourcing
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Yodel
Rate: Unspecified Daily rate - Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago