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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 117 127 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -49
Contract jobs citing C 38 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.99% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 3.23% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 34
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £28.88 £37.00 £25.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +44.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £36.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +15.55%
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
1325 1362 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.41% 30.78% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 864 663
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £20.10 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Manchester +2 19 £413 +3.12% 23
Lancashire +21 12 £423 +12.66% 3
Cheshire +2 5 £550 +41.93% 8
Cumbria - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 North West region with a requirement for C.

1 69 (62.73%) Linux
2 44 (40.00%) Java
3 43 (39.09%) Oracle
4 38 (34.55%) COBOL
5 32 (29.09%) Tuxedo
6 31 (28.18%) Micro Focus
7 28 (25.45%) Middleware
8 26 (23.64%) C++
9 25 (22.73%) Bash Shell
10 24 (21.82%) Shell Script
11 23 (20.91%) Clustering
12 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
14 19 (17.27%) Banking
14 19 (17.27%) HTTP
14 19 (17.27%) Apache
14 19 (17.27%) Unix
15 18 (16.36%) HTML
15 18 (16.36%) Oracle Database
15 18 (16.36%) REST
16 17 (15.45%) SOAP
16 17 (15.45%) XML
16 17 (15.45%) RDBMS
16 17 (15.45%) IBM
17 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
17 16 (14.55%) SOA
17 16 (14.55%) JSON
18 15 (13.64%) JBoss
18 15 (13.64%) CSS

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 32 (29.09%) Tuxedo
2 19 (17.27%) Apache
3 15 (13.64%) JBoss
4 14 (12.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.55%) SAS
6 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.82%) TPMS
8 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.91%) WinCC
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.91%) HFM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) HTTP
2 11 (10.00%) DHCP
3 10 (9.09%) DNS
4 7 (6.36%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (6.36%) iSCSI
5 5 (4.55%) IMAP
5 5 (4.55%) MRTG
5 5 (4.55%) SMTP
6 3 (2.73%) 2G
6 3 (2.73%) 3G
6 3 (2.73%) 4G
6 3 (2.73%) GSM
6 3 (2.73%) LDAP
6 3 (2.73%) LTE
6 3 (2.73%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (2.73%) RS-422
6 3 (2.73%) UMTS
7 2 (1.82%) 802.11
7 2 (1.82%) AMQP
7 2 (1.82%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
2 18 (16.36%) Oracle Database
3 17 (15.45%) RDBMS
4 14 (12.73%) MySQL
4 14 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.82%) Big Data
7 2 (1.82%) HBase
7 2 (1.82%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.82%) OLAP
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.82%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.82%) QlikView
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.27%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.36%) Subversion
4 2 (1.82%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.82%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.91%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.91%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.91%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.91%) MorphX
5 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (17.27%) Banking
2 11 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (47.27%) Developer
2 14 (12.73%) Architect
3 9 (8.18%) Technical Architect
4 8 (7.27%) Digital Architect
4 8 (7.27%) Middleware Developer
4 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.36%) Digital Technical Architect
6 6 (5.45%) C Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.64%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.73%) Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.45%) Middleware
2 18 (16.36%) HTML
2 18 (16.36%) REST
3 17 (15.45%) SOAP
3 17 (15.45%) XML
4 16 (14.55%) JSON
5 15 (13.64%) CSS
5 15 (13.64%) J2EE
6 14 (12.73%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (12.73%) Apache Camel
6 14 (12.73%) CSS3
6 14 (12.73%) HTML5
6 14 (12.73%) JDBC
7 3 (2.73%) .NET
8 2 (1.82%) Node.js
8 2 (1.82%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.82%) RESTful
8 2 (1.82%) WebKit
8 2 (1.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Clustering
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) User Experience
4 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.73%) PMI
6 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.82%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.82%) STB
6 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Psychology
7 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.73%) Linux
2 19 (17.27%) Unix
3 13 (11.82%) Windows
4 11 (10.00%) VME
5 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.45%) AIX
6 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.55%) CentOS
7 5 (4.55%) Debian
7 5 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.82%) Android
9 2 (1.82%) Solaris
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.55%) SOA
3 14 (12.73%) E-business
3 14 (12.73%) High Availability
3 14 (12.73%) Open Source
4 10 (9.09%) Migration
4 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.27%) Microservices
6 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.36%) Validation
7 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.45%) Project Management
8 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.55%) ITIL
8 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.55%) SDLC
9 4 (3.64%) Change Control
9 4 (3.64%) DevOps
9 4 (3.64%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.64%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) Java
2 38 (34.55%) COBOL
3 26 (23.64%) C++
4 25 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 24 (21.82%) Shell Script
6 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.09%) Python
7 10 (9.09%) SQL
8 8 (7.27%) Perl
9 6 (5.45%) PHP
9 6 (5.45%) VB
10 5 (4.55%) Korn
11 4 (3.64%) C#
11 4 (3.64%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.82%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.91%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.73%) MCSA
4 3 (2.73%) MCSE
5 2 (1.82%) CCNA
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.82%) PMP
5 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) Degree
6 1 (0.91%) MCP
6 1 (0.91%) OCP
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.91%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.91%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.91%) MISRA
3 1 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) TARGET2
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) Dovecot
3 5 (4.55%) iptables
3 5 (4.55%) KVM
3 5 (4.55%) Sendmail
3 5 (4.55%) Squid
4 3 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.82%) Firmware
5 2 (1.82%) NFS
5 2 (1.82%) vSphere
5 2 (1.82%) Xen
6 1 (0.91%) Ceph
6 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Puppet
2 5 (4.55%) Cacti
2 5 (4.55%) HAProxy
2 5 (4.55%) Nagios
2 5 (4.55%) OpenNebula
3 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (39.09%) Oracle
2 31 (28.18%) Micro Focus
3 17 (15.45%) IBM
4 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.91%) Red Hat
6 9 (8.18%) ICL
7 7 (6.36%) VMware
8 6 (5.45%) Citrix
8 6 (5.45%) HP
9 3 (2.73%) Cisco
9 3 (2.73%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.73%) Huawei
9 3 (2.73%) Nokia
9 3 (2.73%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (2.73%) SAP
9 3 (2.73%) Sybase
10 2 (1.82%) Actian
10 2 (1.82%) Conax
10 2 (1.82%) Nagra
10 2 (1.82%) ParAccel
Blackpool, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per year
Posted: 4 days ago