Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 51 52
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing C 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.82% 0.68% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 2.00% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Merseyside median daily rate £475 £223 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +113.48% -47.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £308 £139 £318
90th Percentile £508 £316 £610
North West median daily rate £475 £420 £394
% change year-on-year +13.10% +6.67% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £36.50 -
North West median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.53% +6.76% +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 Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 210 200 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 43.30% 34.13% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 116 95
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £181
90th Percentile £488 £481 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +40.35% -24.00% +25.00%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Merseyside

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Merseyside

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Merseyside

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Merseyside

C
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 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
Liverpool -2 4 £475 +113.48% 1
C
North West

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

1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Infor
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android NDK
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (25.00%) Infor LN
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Sage

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Infor LN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Android NDK
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Infor
2 1 (25.00%) Sage