The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 39 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing C 17 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.53% 0.56% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.02% 2.13% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Average daily rate £280 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
212 47 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.98% 26.26% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 31 42
Average daily rate £250 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C
Tyne and Wear

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 20 (71.43%) C++
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 9 (32.14%) XML
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) C#
5 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
5 9 (32.14%) COBOL
5 9 (32.14%) SOA
5 9 (32.14%) SAS
5 9 (32.14%) UNIX
5 9 (32.14%) PL/1
5 9 (32.14%) Curam
5 9 (32.14%) JSON
5 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
6 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) JUnit
8 6 (21.43%) J2EE
9 4 (14.29%) Borland
9 4 (14.29%) StarTeam
10 2 (7.14%) MS Office
11 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 1 (3.57%) OO

C
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (32.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.57%) ProC
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.57%) C Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) XML
2 9 (32.14%) JSON
3 6 (21.43%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) MFC
4 1 (3.57%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) UNIX
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) SOA
1 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
2 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Information Management
4 1 (3.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C++
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) COBOL
3 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
3 9 (32.14%) PL/1
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.57%) VC++
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) GPEN
2 1 (3.57%) OSCP
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) GIAC
2 1 (3.57%) CEH
2 1 (3.57%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Curam
3 4 (14.29%) Borland
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft