Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 50 18
Rank change year-on-year -12 -32 +26
Contract jobs citing C 4 4 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.59% 0.75% 7.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 2.72% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 51
Lancashire median daily rate - £175 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -58.33% +33.33%
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £160.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.64% - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £33.92
% change year-on-year - +25.31% +173.07%

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 246 147 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 36.28% 27.53% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 77 229
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.58% +3.45% +3.28%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £253
90th Percentile £574 £530 £489
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 35
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £25.95 £36.88 £20.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £44.90 £47.00
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +23.08% -7.14%

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 19 July 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
Chorley - 2 - - 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
C
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard