The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 March 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing C 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 1.99% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 97 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 32.40% 38.65% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 87 32
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C in Liverpool

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Liverpool

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for C.

1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
1 1 (33.33%) Nortel
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) NGN
1 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NGN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Nortel