Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 20 60
Rank change year-on-year -31 +40 -31
Contract jobs citing C 1 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% 7.14% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 17.74% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 37 11
Lancashire median daily rate £175 £415 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.83% -6.00% +37.97%
10th Percentile £163 £325 £320
90th Percentile £188 £512 £488
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 3
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £37.00
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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 153 265 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.08% 40.27% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 180 212
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £210
90th Percentile £615 £480 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +5.74% +18.59%
10th Percentile £37.00 £14.08 £31.45
90th Percentile £50.83 £42.50 £47.33
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 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
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 20 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
Lytham St Annes 0 1 £175 -60.32%
C
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless

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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows