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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / North West
Rank 101 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing C 32 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 2.11% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 5.58% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 43 33
Median daily rate £488 £390 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £514 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 3
Median hourly rate £44.50 £22.17 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.76% -40.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.74 £13.00 £17.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £48.95 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

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
1051 1451 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.61% 37.89% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 914 720
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.82 £16.00 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £52.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 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
Manchester -12 15 £550 +25.00% 21
Lancashire -1 7 - - 2
Cheshire +16 3 - - 9
Merseyside 0 2 £400 +3.22% 2
Cumbria +3 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 North West region with a requirement for C.

1 27 (39.13%) Java
2 19 (27.54%) Python
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle
4 17 (24.64%) Perl
5 16 (23.19%) Linux
6 15 (21.74%) SAP
6 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
6 15 (21.74%) Finance
7 14 (20.29%) Open Source
8 13 (18.84%) Hadoop
8 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
8 13 (18.84%) C#
9 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.94%) Integration Testing
10 11 (15.94%) Programme Management
10 11 (15.94%) Apache Spark
11 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
11 10 (14.49%) .NET
11 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (14.49%) Marketing
11 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
11 10 (14.49%) Big Data
12 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.04%) Electronics
12 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
12 9 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
13 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
13 8 (11.59%) SQL

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 11 (15.94%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.70%) Tuxedo
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.90%) SAS
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (4.35%) SAP GTS
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.45%) HFM
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.45%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) SaaS
4 4 (5.80%) IaaS
4 4 (5.80%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.35%) DHCP
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) DLNA
3 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.90%) HTTP
3 2 (2.90%) IMAP
3 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.90%) MRTG
3 2 (2.90%) SMTP
3 2 (2.90%) UPnP
3 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.45%) 802.11
4 1 (1.45%) IGMP
4 1 (1.45%) IPv4
4 1 (1.45%) IPv6
4 1 (1.45%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) NGN
4 1 (1.45%) PPP
4 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Hadoop
2 10 (14.49%) Big Data
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.90%) DataStage
9 2 (2.90%) HBase
9 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (2.90%) QlikView
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (7.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (7.25%) VectorCAST
3 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.90%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.49%) Marketing
3 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
4 9 (13.04%) Electronics
5 6 (8.70%) Avionics
6 5 (7.25%) Legal
7 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.90%) Banking
8 2 (2.90%) General Ledger
8 2 (2.90%) Military
9 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 8 (11.59%) Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Data Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Embedded Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Navision Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) EJB
2 2 (2.90%) J2EE
2 2 (2.90%) Swing
2 2 (2.90%) SWT
3 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.45%) COM
3 1 (1.45%) JSON
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) OpenEmbedded
3 1 (1.45%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.45%) REST
3 1 (1.45%) WebKit
3 1 (1.45%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Clustering
2 6 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.90%) MPEG
5 2 (2.90%) STB
6 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.45%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.45%) Life Science
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) CentOS
4 2 (2.90%) Debian
4 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Open Source
2 11 (15.94%) Integration Testing
2 11 (15.94%) Programme Management
3 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.14%) ERP
7 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Functional Testing
8 5 (7.25%) HOOD
8 5 (7.25%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) SDLC
8 5 (7.25%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Analytics
9 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.80%) Hazard Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) Java
2 19 (27.54%) Python
3 17 (24.64%) Perl
4 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 13 (18.84%) C#
6 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.59%) SQL
7 7 (10.14%) C++
7 7 (10.14%) Ruby
8 6 (8.70%) COBOL
9 5 (7.25%) Ada
9 5 (7.25%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.90%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.90%) F#
10 2 (2.90%) Korn
10 2 (2.90%) PHP
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
11 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) ECDL
6 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.90%) ISO26262
2 2 (2.90%) MISRA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Dovecot
1 2 (2.90%) iptables
1 2 (2.90%) KVM
1 2 (2.90%) Sendmail
1 2 (2.90%) Squid
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Cacti
1 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
1 2 (2.90%) Nagios
1 2 (2.90%) OpenNebula
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) SAP
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.70%) Google
4 6 (8.70%) Micro Focus
5 4 (5.80%) Sybase
6 3 (4.35%) Nortel
7 2 (2.90%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.90%) Actian
7 2 (2.90%) Citrix
7 2 (2.90%) Huawei
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.90%) ParAccel
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Sun
7 2 (2.90%) Teradata
7 2 (2.90%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) Wyse
8 1 (1.45%) Nagra
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