Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 66 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 +2
Contract jobs citing C 23 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.73% 1.74% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 4.33% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 26
Cheshire median daily rate £361 £450 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.86% -21.05% +52.00%
10th Percentile £340 £223 £353
90th Percentile £380 £475 £711
North West median daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £45.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.10% +1.67% +20.00%

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 611 485 765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.97% 40.08% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 358 543
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +6.45% -
10th Percentile £295 £293 £263
90th Percentile £511 £502 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% -1.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £20.00 £30.00 £18.14
90th Percentile £54.25 £57.00 £38.50
North West median hourly rate £36.88 £40.00 £31.01
% change year-on-year -7.81% +28.98% -16.18%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +1 11 £365 -18.99% 1
Chester +1 2 £300 +9.09% 3
Warrington -3 1 £475 - 2
C
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 15 (65.22%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) C++
3 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Spring
6 6 (26.09%) Confluence
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (21.74%) Android
7 5 (21.74%) Ruby
7 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
7 5 (21.74%) JIRA
7 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Android SDK
7 5 (21.74%) Android Development
7 5 (21.74%) Android NDK

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 6 (26.09%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
1 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Gradle
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rose
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Law
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Android Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) Android NDK
3 5 (21.74%) Android SDK
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) CSS3
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 5 (21.74%) Ionic Framework
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Middleware
5 3 (13.04%) Express
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
1 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) Android Development
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
4 5 (21.74%) Secure Coding
4 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) Go
5 3 (13.04%) Groovy
5 3 (13.04%) Java 8
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) TypeScript
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) LotusScript
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) CCNP
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) QEMU
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco
1 3 (13.04%) Juniper
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Lotus
3 1 (4.35%) Casewise
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle