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 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 / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 85 82
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing C 19 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.39% 0.94% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 3.07% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +20.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £198 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £685 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 508 553 490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.16% 30.67% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 376 315
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +87.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £26.40 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £45.50 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 June 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
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 3 months to 24 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
Bolton -1 1 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £250 -
C
North West

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

1 10 (32.26%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) SAP
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) Electronics
6 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) Google
6 5 (16.13%) Banking
6 5 (16.13%) Marketing
6 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (12.90%) Qt
7 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
7 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.90%) UML
7 4 (12.90%) Python
7 4 (12.90%) Unix
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source

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 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Big Data
1 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Gradle
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Electronics
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.13%) Marketing
4 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Legal
5 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Data Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Android Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Chief Information Officer
4 2 (6.45%) CIO
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.23%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Qt
2 3 (9.68%) Android NDK
2 3 (9.68%) Android SDK
2 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) CSS3
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
2 3 (9.68%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) COM
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.90%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Android Development
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Practice Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C++
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.23%) JCL
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 2 (6.45%) Wyse
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Serena
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO