Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 131 116
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing C 30 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.01% 0.91% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 2.37% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 14
Manchester median daily rate £500 £425 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +20.14% -29.25%
10th Percentile £404 £240 £288
90th Percentile £605 £555 £474
North West median daily rate £475 £420 £393
% change year-on-year +13.10% +7.01% +20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Manchester median hourly rate £38.50 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +16.67% +129.01%
10th Percentile £17.43 £22.26 £22.58
90th Percentile £45.38 £47.63 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -7.06% +14.86% +12.98%

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1259 1349 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.53% 38.29% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 972 786
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £292 £263 £238
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £47.70 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Manchester

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Manchester

C
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Salford +4 2 - -
Altrincham - 2 - -
Bolton -1 1 - - 2
C
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (40.00%) C++
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
5 7 (23.33%) Python
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Confluence
7 5 (16.67%) CSS3
7 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.67%) Gradle
7 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (16.67%) Android SDK
7 5 (16.67%) Android Development
7 5 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
7 5 (16.67%) Android NDK
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) SAP
7 5 (16.67%) Android
7 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.67%) HTML5
8 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
8 4 (13.33%) Banking
8 4 (13.33%) Electronics
8 4 (13.33%) Shell Script

C
Co-occurring 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 6 (20.00%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) ArchestrA
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) TPMS
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Doxygen
1 1 (3.33%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.33%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) RS-422
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Big Data
1 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.33%) IDMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Gradle
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Electronics
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.67%) Automotive
4 2 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Author
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) Android NDK
3 5 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (16.67%) CSS3
3 5 (16.67%) HTML5
3 5 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
4 4 (13.33%) .NET
5 3 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) JSON
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.33%) ReactiveX
7 1 (3.33%) RxSwift
7 1 (3.33%) Sphinx
7 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Android
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) OpenVMS
5 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Android Development
3 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) BDD
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.00%) Secure Coding
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C++
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Ada
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.67%) Fortran
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Ada 95
7 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.33%) COBOL
7 1 (3.33%) Pascal
7 1 (3.33%) R
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 26262
1 1 (3.33%) MISRA
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Google
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.33%) Serena
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Wonderware