Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 100 135
Rank change year-on-year -33 +35 -16
Contract jobs citing C 66 145 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 1.89% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 5.27% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 91 60
North West median daily rate £450 £420 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +27.76% +2.73%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £270
90th Percentile £600 £650 £504
England median daily rate £450 £410 £378
% change year-on-year +9.76% +8.61% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +114.29%
10th Percentile £28.21 £11.70 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.40 £48.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +1.35%

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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2203 2749 2391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 38.74% 35.87% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 1791 1508
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £267 £260 £243
90th Percentile £506 £501 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 80 52
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% +25.22%
10th Percentile £12.08 £13.90 £15.53
90th Percentile £47.35 £47.33 £54.63
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.86%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the North West

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in the North West

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the North West over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in the North West

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in the North West

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the North West over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in the North West

C
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Manchester +15 33 £444 +4.41% 17
Cheshire +18 20 £450 -21.05% 11
Lancashire -32 4 £175 -58.33% 2
Cumbria +4 3 - - 1
Merseyside -5 2 £625 +92.31% 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region with a requirement for C.

1 21 (31.82%) C++
2 17 (25.76%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) Finance
3 13 (19.70%) SAP
3 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
4 12 (18.18%) CSS
4 12 (18.18%) Linux
5 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (16.67%) HTML
5 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.15%) HTML5
6 10 (15.15%) CSS3
6 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
6 10 (15.15%) Android
7 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Confluence
7 9 (13.64%) JIRA
7 9 (13.64%) Gradle
7 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
7 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 9 (13.64%) Android SDK
7 9 (13.64%) Android Development
7 9 (13.64%) Android NDK
7 9 (13.64%) Ionic Framework
8 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
8 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 7 (10.61%) SQL
9 7 (10.61%) UML

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (13.64%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
1 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) Broadband
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) RS-422
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) SMS
2 1 (1.52%) SNMP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) VoIP
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
2 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (7.58%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (3.03%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Gradle
1 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 9 (13.64%) JIRA
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Ant
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) ProC
3 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.52%) Rational Statemate
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.61%) Electronics
5 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 5 (7.58%) Legal
7 4 (6.06%) Marketing
8 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
9 2 (3.03%) Retail
10 1 (1.52%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Android Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Consultant
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) C++ Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) CSS
2 11 (16.67%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) CSS3
3 10 (15.15%) HTML5
4 9 (13.64%) Android NDK
4 9 (13.64%) Android SDK
4 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.64%) Ionic Framework
5 5 (7.58%) Middleware
5 5 (7.58%) Qt
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 2 (3.03%) EJB
7 2 (3.03%) Java EE
7 2 (3.03%) JMS
7 2 (3.03%) Web Services
7 2 (3.03%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) Java SE
8 1 (1.52%) JSON
8 1 (1.52%) Spring
8 1 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.03%) VHDL
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.52%) Life Science
5 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) MPEG
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Android
3 5 (7.58%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
2 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (13.64%) Android Development
3 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.61%) Cryptography
4 7 (10.61%) Secure Coding
4 7 (10.61%) UML
5 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.09%) Scrum
5 6 (9.09%) TDD
6 5 (7.58%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.06%) BDD
7 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.06%) Mobile Development
7 4 (6.06%) OO
7 4 (6.06%) Open Source
7 4 (6.06%) Service Management
8 3 (4.55%) Cutover Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) C++
2 17 (25.76%) Java
3 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
5 6 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 6 (9.09%) Python
6 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) Perl
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.52%) JCL
9 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
4 1 (1.52%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) OCMJD
4 1 (1.52%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.52%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) HL7
2 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) SAP
2 4 (6.06%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Altera
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) EMC
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Wyse
5 1 (1.52%) CA
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Juniper
5 1 (1.52%) Nortel
5 1 (1.52%) Pega
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Serena
5 1 (1.52%) Sun
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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