The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 102 103 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing C 53 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.03% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 3.23% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 20
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Average hourly rate - £23.88 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -4.28%
C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1242 990 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.99% 31.90% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 560 387
Average daily rate £365 £328 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% +1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 39
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.29 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +24.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.32 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

C Daily Rate Trend in the North West

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

C
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Cheshire +3 19 £408 +65.48% 12
Manchester -8 14 £275 -7.17% 35
Lancashire +8 9 £320 +28.00%
Merseyside -13 5 £300 -7.69% 6
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 31 (30.10%) Linux
2 30 (29.13%) C++
3 23 (22.33%) OO
4 20 (19.42%) Finance
4 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.42%) Software Engineering
5 16 (15.53%) TDD
5 16 (15.53%) UNIX
5 16 (15.53%) Windows
6 14 (13.59%) SQL
6 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
7 13 (12.62%) Waterfall
8 12 (11.65%) Subversion
9 11 (10.68%) Degree
9 11 (10.68%) Oracle
10 10 (9.71%) Java
11 9 (8.74%) Bluetooth
11 9 (8.74%) Migration
11 9 (8.74%) Banking
12 8 (7.77%) Objective-C
12 8 (7.77%) Doxygen
12 8 (7.77%) jQuery
12 8 (7.77%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (7.77%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
12 8 (7.77%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
12 8 (7.77%) GSM

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (4.85%) Node.js
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.97%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Doxygen
2 3 (2.91%) Mathematica
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (7.77%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (1.94%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) PaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Bluetooth
2 8 (7.77%) GSM
3 4 (3.88%) Internet
4 3 (2.91%) 4G
5 2 (1.94%) LDAP
5 2 (1.94%) 3G
6 1 (0.97%) SAN
6 1 (0.97%) MPLS
6 1 (0.97%) 2G
6 1 (0.97%) Wireless
6 1 (0.97%) DNS
6 1 (0.97%) WAN
6 1 (0.97%) DHCP
6 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.97%) HTTP
6 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.97%) VLAN
6 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) DB2
2 2 (1.94%) OLTP
3 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) Informix
3 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.65%) Subversion
3 7 (6.80%) GoogleTest
4 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.94%) Selenium
6 1 (0.97%) ProC
6 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Xcode
6 1 (0.97%) Maven
6 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.97%) JBehave
6 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.97%) Calabash
6 1 (0.97%) Gradle
6 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.97%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.97%) FishEye
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.80%) Local Government
5 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.91%) Electronics
6 3 (2.91%) Marketing
7 2 (1.94%) Avionics
7 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.94%) Automotive
7 2 (1.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.97%) Games
8 1 (0.97%) Front Office
8 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Developer
2 14 (13.59%) Project Manager
3 13 (12.62%) Software Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Consultant
4 7 (6.80%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.85%) C++ Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Tester
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Payroll Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Data Modeller
8 3 (2.91%) C Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) jQuery
1 8 (7.77%) Web Services
1 8 (7.77%) XML
2 7 (6.80%) HTML
2 7 (6.80%) JSON
2 7 (6.80%) Software Packaging
3 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.83%) HTML5
3 6 (5.83%) Java EE
3 6 (5.83%) WSDL
4 5 (4.85%) .NET
5 2 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.97%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.97%) POSIX
6 1 (0.97%) CSS
6 1 (0.97%) JSP
6 1 (0.97%) WCF
6 1 (0.97%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.97%) GTK+
6 1 (0.97%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (4.85%) BeagleBone
2 5 (4.85%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
3 3 (2.91%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.91%) Internet of Things
3 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) DTV
5 1 (0.97%) GIS
5 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.10%) Linux
2 16 (15.53%) UNIX
2 16 (15.53%) Windows
3 8 (7.77%) AIX
4 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Vista
5 6 (5.83%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.94%) Android
8 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.94%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.94%) zOS
9 1 (0.97%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.97%) Solaris
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) OO
2 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.42%) Software Engineering
3 16 (15.53%) TDD
4 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (12.62%) Waterfall
6 9 (8.74%) Migration
7 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.77%) CRM
8 7 (6.80%) OOP
8 7 (6.80%) BDD
8 7 (6.80%) Change Control
9 6 (5.83%) OOD
9 6 (5.83%) Project Management
10 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.85%) AOP
10 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.88%) Analytics
11 4 (3.88%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.13%) C++
2 14 (13.59%) SQL
3 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.71%) Java
5 8 (7.77%) Objective-C
5 8 (7.77%) Python
6 5 (4.85%) Embedded C
6 5 (4.85%) Perl
6 5 (4.85%) Ruby
7 3 (2.91%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.91%) Embedded C++
7 3 (2.91%) R
8 2 (1.94%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) VBScript
8 2 (1.94%) JCL
8 2 (1.94%) REXX
9 1 (0.97%) Uniface
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) PhD
5 2 (1.94%) CCA
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.97%) CCNA
6 1 (0.97%) MCSE
6 1 (0.97%) MCSA
6 1 (0.97%) HND
6 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) DO-178B
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) GAMP
2 1 (0.97%) GMP
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.91%) Firmware
1 3 (2.91%) XenApp
2 1 (0.97%) NFS
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Xen
2 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) BladeLogic
1 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.80%) Google
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco
5 4 (3.88%) Citrix
6 3 (2.91%) EMC
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
6 3 (2.91%) AppSense
6 3 (2.91%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.94%) Huawei
7 2 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.94%) NetApp
8 1 (0.97%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.97%) Informatica
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) Apple
8 1 (0.97%) Lotus
8 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago