Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 January 2019 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 54 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 +18
Contract jobs citing C 9 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.33% 0.22% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 0.56% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
Lancashire median daily rate £400 - £388
North West median daily rate £375 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.50 - £49.50
10th Percentile £22.10 - £41.38
90th Percentile £43.50 - £50.00
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +64.00% -44.44% +21.62%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 265 178 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 39.14% 39.64% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 119 153
Lancashire median daily rate £438 £403 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +8.78% -7.50%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £263
90th Percentile £643 £550 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 28
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +1.19% +11.26%
10th Percentile £12.05 £36.50 £31.59
90th Percentile £43.00 £52.40 £52.25
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £38.13 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.98% -1.61% +4.73%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Lancashire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Lancashire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Lancashire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Lancashire over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Lancashire

C
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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
Preston - 8 £400 - 2
Blackburn - 1 - -
C
North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) XHTML
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Rational Statemate
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) sed
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Avionics

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) PVCS
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Statemate
2 1 (11.11%) ProC
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (22.22%) Avionics
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) XHTML
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) UML
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) MODAF
3 1 (11.11%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SysML
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) AWK
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Korn
3 2 (22.22%) sed
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore