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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 17 38
Rank change year-on-year -24 +21  
Contract jobs citing C 2 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.59% 7.57% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 18.38% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 28 6
Lancashire median daily rate £175 £429 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.18% +47.84%  
10th Percentile £163 £356 £270
90th Percentile £188 £711 £413
North West median daily rate £450 £432 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +23.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £53.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +17.77% -  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 75 185 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 22.19% 41.20% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 230 228
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +9.33%  
10th Percentile £256 £281 £258
90th Percentile £543 £525 £556
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% -9.45%  
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +43.85% -22.97%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes +4 1 £175 -48.68%
Preston -17 1 - -
C
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Statemate
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Guidewire
3 1 (16.67%) VectorCAST
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Hazard Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Java SE
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading

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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Statemate
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) Java SE
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
2 1 (16.67%) Hazard Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) HOOD
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ada
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) OCMJD
1 1 (16.67%) OCPJP
1 1 (16.67%) OCPJWCD
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Guidewire
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Sun