Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 107 99
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing C 30 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 1.12% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.62% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 31
Manchester median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - +63.64%
10th Percentile £142 £309 £313
90th Percentile £821 £700 £711
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £47.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.31% +17.28% -4.71%
10th Percentile £14.98 £27.53 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.50 £48.75 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year -44.44% +67.72% -27.49%

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 1,412 1,143 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.43% 42.52% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 761 784
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £297 £255 £263
90th Percentile £540 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 28
Manchester median hourly rate £21.78 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.55% +37.93% +34.88%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.35 £48.00 £43.30
North West median hourly rate £36.13 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.69% +14.29% -

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 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
Salford - 7 £120 - 2
Bolton - 4 - - 1
Stockport - 2 £850 - 10
Wigan - 1 - - 2
Cheadle - 1 £850 - 2
C
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C.

1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) MCP
3 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
3 7 (23.33%) Publishing
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (20.00%) C++
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) LabVIEW
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Bluetooth
7 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) Automotive
7 3 (10.00%) MISRA

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 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.33%) KDB
1 1 (3.33%) Kdb+
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (23.33%) Publishing
2 3 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Software Design Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) Kafka
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.33%) Swagger
3 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
1 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Coaching
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Competitive Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Kanban
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C++
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (23.33%) MCP
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) MISRA
2 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Avature
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) SAP