Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 89 83
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing C 11 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.82% 0.55% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 1.57% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 21
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03% +3.33%
10th Percentile £413 £420 £324
90th Percentile £438 £598 £525
North West median daily rate £475 £420 £393
% change year-on-year +13.10% +7.01% +20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £25.25
North West median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -7.06% +14.86% +12.98%

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 409 509 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.45% 34.84% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 376 452
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £269
90th Percentile £520 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £26.50 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

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 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 21 November 2017. 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 +18 5 - - 1
Chester +12 1 - - 1
Knutsford -16 1 - - 1
Crewe - 1 £425 - 4
C
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Android Development
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
2 2 (18.18%) Runbook
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 2 (18.18%) Java ME
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) STB
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) TETRA
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Core Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java GUI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2SE
1 2 (18.18%) Java ME
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Android NDK
2 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) STB
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Android Development
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOD
2 2 (18.18%) Runbook
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Secure Coding
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 2 (18.18%) F5
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sage
2 1 (9.09%) Ubiquiti