The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 73 76
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing C 12 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 1.57% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 4.40% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 15
Median daily rate £550 £428 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.65% +55.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £353 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £475 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.90 £48.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.29% -  
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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 588 636 511
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.41% 35.67% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 400 319
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.34 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Manchester

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Manchester

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Manchester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C.

1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) SAP
2 11 (45.83%) Hadoop
3 10 (41.67%) Apache Spark
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (41.67%) Marketing
3 10 (41.67%) Open Source
3 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
4 9 (37.50%) Electronics
4 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 9 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (37.50%) Big Data
4 9 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (29.17%) Google
6 7 (29.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (12.50%) Service Design
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Unix
7 3 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) SLA

C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (41.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (29.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Hadoop
2 9 (37.50%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.17%) Impala
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 9 (37.50%) Electronics
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Data Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (8.33%) CIO
5 2 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Hadoop Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Java Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ICT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) COM
2 1 (4.17%) EJB
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Swing
2 1 (4.17%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (41.67%) Open Source
2 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
3 3 (12.50%) Service Design
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) B2C
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.33%) F#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) JCL
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO26262
1 2 (8.33%) MISRA
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) HL7
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) SAP
2 7 (29.17%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Wyse
4 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase
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