Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 51 23
Rank change year-on-year -13 -28 +37
Contract jobs citing C 6 1 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.88% 0.22% 7.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 0.63% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 37
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £175 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -57.83% -6.00%
North West median daily rate £375 £475 £420
% change year-on-year -21.05% +13.10% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £10.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £39.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -8.23% -5.39% +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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 288 158 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 42.48% 34.50% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 104 180
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £263
90th Percentile £599 £615 £480
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 23
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.23 £42.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.76% +6.92% +7.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £37.00 £13.80
90th Percentile £42.50 £50.83 £42.50
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £29.01
% change year-on-year -15.63% +37.87% -22.63%

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 17 November 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
Preston - 3 £400 - 3
Chorley - 2 - -
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
C
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XHTML
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) VB6
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) AIX

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 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DMZ
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XHTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Sun