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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 68 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing C 8 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.18% 2.92% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 6.86% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Median daily rate £375 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £242 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £423 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

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
278 277 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.06% 42.62% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 169 99
Median daily rate £350 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for C.

1 44 (60.27%) Java
2 30 (41.10%) C#
3 28 (38.36%) Security Cleared
4 27 (36.99%) Windows
5 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
6 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
6 21 (28.77%) C++
7 19 (26.03%) VB
7 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (23.29%) WebLogic
8 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
9 16 (21.92%) SQL
9 16 (21.92%) Linux
10 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.55%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
11 13 (17.81%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (17.81%) HTML
11 13 (17.81%) XML
12 12 (16.44%) .NET
13 11 (15.07%) Unix
14 10 (13.70%) GCC
14 10 (13.70%) GDB
14 10 (13.70%) Multithreaded Programming
14 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
15 9 (12.33%) Solaris
15 9 (12.33%) ITIL
15 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
15 9 (12.33%) Oracle
15 9 (12.33%) Perl

C
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 17 (23.29%) WebLogic
2 15 (20.55%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.85%) Tuxedo
5 3 (4.11%) AquaLogic
5 3 (4.11%) Confluence
5 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Project
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) IaaS
1 4 (5.48%) PaaS
1 4 (5.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) SNMP
3 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.37%) BODI
3 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) GCC
1 10 (13.70%) GDB
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) JMeter
3 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.74%) ProC
3 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Development Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) C++ Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) C Developer
7 3 (4.11%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (4.11%) C++ Team Leader
7 3 (4.11%) Digital Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.11%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) HTML
1 13 (17.81%) XML
2 12 (16.44%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (4.11%) J2EE
3 3 (4.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.74%) PKI
2 2 (2.74%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Linux
3 11 (15.07%) Unix
4 9 (12.33%) Solaris
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.11%) AIX
7 3 (4.11%) OS/390
8 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.74%) MVS
8 2 (2.74%) VME
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) HPUX
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
3 10 (13.70%) Multithreaded Programming
3 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
4 9 (12.33%) ITIL
4 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.96%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.22%) Change Management
6 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.22%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.85%) API Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.85%) DSDM
7 5 (6.85%) Migration
7 5 (6.85%) Open Source
8 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Data Management
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps
8 4 (5.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (60.27%) Java
2 30 (41.10%) C#
3 21 (28.77%) C++
4 19 (26.03%) VB
5 16 (21.92%) SQL
6 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.33%) Perl
8 6 (8.22%) Python
8 6 (8.22%) Ruby
9 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) HP
3 4 (5.48%) Sun
4 3 (4.11%) Axway
4 3 (4.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.74%) CA
5 2 (2.74%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) F5
6 1 (1.37%) IronPort
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.37%) VMware