Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 74 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing C 27 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.06% 1.02% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 3.19% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 14
Cheshire median daily rate £364 £450 £622
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.11% -27.59% +65.73%
10th Percentile £341 £242 £386
90th Percentile £380 £475 £711
North West median daily rate £375 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% -1.80% +12.84%

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 574 407 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.72% 31.97% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 292 444
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £496
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £30.25 £27.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.25 £34.33
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.95% +39.47% -22.97%

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 October 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 October 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
Knutsford +2 16 £364 -19.05% 3
Warrington -4 3 £475 - 2
Chester +1 2 - - 6
C
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 19 (70.37%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
3 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 15 (55.56%) C++
4 13 (48.15%) Confluence
5 12 (44.44%) HTML5
5 12 (44.44%) Android
5 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 12 (44.44%) Gradle
5 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 12 (44.44%) CSS3
5 12 (44.44%) Android SDK
5 12 (44.44%) Android Development
5 12 (44.44%) Android NDK
5 12 (44.44%) Cryptography
5 12 (44.44%) JIRA
5 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (44.44%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 12 (44.44%) CSS
5 12 (44.44%) Secure Coding
5 12 (44.44%) Ionic Framework
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Finance

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 13 (48.15%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) DataStage
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 12 (44.44%) Gradle
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 12 (44.44%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) ER Studio
2 1 (3.70%) ERwin
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Android Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 12 (44.44%) Android NDK
2 12 (44.44%) Android SDK
2 12 (44.44%) CSS
2 12 (44.44%) CSS3
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) HTML5
2 12 (44.44%) Ionic Framework
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Fintech
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
2 12 (44.44%) Android Development
2 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (44.44%) Cryptography
2 12 (44.44%) Secure Coding
2 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) C++
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.41%) LotusScript
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNA
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) Juniper
1 2 (7.41%) Lotus
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Casewise
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle