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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 36 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing C 16 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.18% 3.83% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.21% 10.61% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £343 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +15.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £217 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £469 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
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
195 66 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.77% 36.07% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 35 41
Average daily rate £390 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £505 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle
3 18 (41.86%) VB
3 18 (41.86%) UNIX
4 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
5 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database
6 15 (34.88%) VB6
6 15 (34.88%) Tuxedo
7 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
7 14 (32.56%) Performance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Windows
9 6 (13.95%) Network Design
9 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) LAN
10 5 (11.63%) WAN
11 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.30%) Linux
11 4 (9.30%) Web Services
11 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.98%) MS Office
12 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
12 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
12 3 (6.98%) VBA
12 3 (6.98%) .NET
12 3 (6.98%) VBScript
12 3 (6.98%) C#

C
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (34.88%) Tuxedo
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) OpenROAD
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Architect
2 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.33%) DBA
7 1 (2.33%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Trainer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Designer
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) MDX
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Performance Testing
2 6 (13.95%) Network Design
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Data Management
6 2 (4.65%) Web Design
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) OO
7 1 (2.33%) CRM
7 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Time Management
7 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) VB
3 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
4 15 (34.88%) VB6
5 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.98%) VBA
6 3 (6.98%) VBScript
6 3 (6.98%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (2.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) Lotus
4 1 (2.33%) Borland
4 1 (2.33%) Serena