Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing C 13 6 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.00% 0.49% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 1.60% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 21
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03% +19.23%
10th Percentile £413 £420 £296
90th Percentile £535 £590 £525
North West median daily rate £488 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +14.71% +8.97% +21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £37.50 - £13.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year -58.99% +19.72% +1.43%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 450 374 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.59% 30.41% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 283 474
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £263
90th Percentile £545 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 15
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £34.99 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +118.67% -54.29%
10th Percentile £27.00 £15.98 £12.70
90th Percentile £43.25 £46.47 £26.75
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +13.85%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for C in Cheshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Cheshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Cheshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Cheshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 2 £600 +20.00% 8
Chester - 1 - - 2
Crewe - 1 £425 - 2
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
C
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C.

1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Java ME
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) J2SE
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) ZigBee
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) ZigBee
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) TETRA
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Core Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) GUI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2SE
1 3 (23.08%) Java ME
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 2 (15.38%) STB
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) SSADM
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ada
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Casewise
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) Ubiquiti
2 1 (7.69%) VMware