The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 19 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing C 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.89% 5.75% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
C
Lancashire

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

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 36.61% 45.98% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 17
Median daily rate £345 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.76% +6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £233 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £19.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +93.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

C
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Preston

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

C
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Preston region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) HOOD
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Avionics
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

C
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 (50.00%) Tuxedo
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) HOOD
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (50.00%) Perl