The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 34 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing C 9 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.49% 5.97% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.72% 16.44% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £388 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +35.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £218 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
C
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
134 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.12% 36.32% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 41 26
Average daily rate £349 £260 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £170.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +871.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 19 (52.78%) UNIX
3 18 (50.00%) VB
4 17 (47.22%) PL/SQL
5 16 (44.44%) Oracle Database
6 15 (41.67%) VB6
6 15 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 15 (41.67%) Tuxedo
7 14 (38.89%) Performance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
9 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (11.11%) Web Services
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 3 (8.33%) MS Office
11 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
11 3 (8.33%) VBA
11 3 (8.33%) .NET
11 3 (8.33%) VBScript
11 3 (8.33%) C#
11 3 (8.33%) JBoss
11 3 (8.33%) LDAP
11 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.33%) Windows XP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (41.67%) Tuxedo
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) OpenROAD
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Technical Leader
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (2.78%) DBA
5 1 (2.78%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Trainer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.78%) IT Trainer
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) MDX
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) UNIX
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Performance Testing
2 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) VB
3 17 (47.22%) PL/SQL
4 15 (41.67%) VB6
4 15 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) VBA
5 3 (8.33%) VBScript
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Lotus
4 1 (2.78%) Borland
4 1 (2.78%) Serena