Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 120 100
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 +8
Contract jobs citing C 35 26 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.29% 0.87% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 2.13% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 30
Manchester median daily rate £500 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +27.27% +50.00%
10th Percentile £253 £360 £292
90th Percentile £715 £660 £488
North West median daily rate £488 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +14.71% +9.68% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £42.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.99% +9.68% +44.86%
10th Percentile £14.99 £17.62 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.43 £48.75 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year -58.99% +19.72% +1.43%

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 1,240 1,222 1,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.71% 41.05% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 875 855
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £246
90th Percentile £563 £504 £509
North West median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 51
Manchester median hourly rate £18.07 £23.67 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.64% -18.40% +18.37%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.44 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.83 £46.25 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +13.85%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +24 9 £120 -71.76% 2
Bolton - 3 - - 5
Stockport - 2 £850 - 4
Altrincham - 2 - - 4
Cheadle - 1 £850 -
C
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 (31.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) MCP
3 9 (25.71%) C++
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (25.71%) Service Management
3 9 (25.71%) Publishing
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.14%) Python
6 5 (14.29%) HTML
6 5 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.29%) Automotive
6 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
7 4 (11.43%) Big Data
7 4 (11.43%) Data Science
7 4 (11.43%) Finance
7 4 (11.43%) Electronics
7 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 4 (11.43%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) C#
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Marketing
8 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing

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 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) ArchestrA
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) TPMS
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Doxygen
1 1 (2.86%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Bluetooth
1 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Big Data
1 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) IDMS
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Publishing
2 5 (14.29%) Automotive
3 4 (11.43%) Electronics
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (5.71%) Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Data Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Software Design Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) Android NDK
5 1 (2.86%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (2.86%) ReactiveX
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) RxSwift
5 1 (2.86%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.86%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Data Science
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Coaching
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Ada
6 2 (5.71%) Fortran
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Ada 95
7 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.86%) COBOL
7 1 (2.86%) Pascal
7 1 (2.86%) R
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
1 9 (25.71%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) MISRA
2 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.86%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Google
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Wonderware