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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 63 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs citing C 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.56% 2.96% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 6.63% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -5.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +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
287 166 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.27% 44.62% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 113 26
Average daily rate £450 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 14 (53.85%) C++
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
6 6 (23.08%) Siemens
6 6 (23.08%) CAD
6 6 (23.08%) AIX
6 6 (23.08%) Swing
6 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) PLM
6 6 (23.08%) Teamcenter
6 6 (23.08%) Itk
7 5 (19.23%) Tableau
7 5 (19.23%) Change Management
7 5 (19.23%) Subversion
7 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
7 5 (19.23%) XML
7 5 (19.23%) XSL
7 5 (19.23%) XSLT
7 5 (19.23%) J2EE
7 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) UNIX
7 5 (19.23%) SOA
8 4 (15.38%) Tuxedo
8 4 (15.38%) MQSeries

C
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (15.38%) Tuxedo
2 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (15.38%) AquaLogic
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) COBOL Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) COBOL Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Governance Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) Swing
2 6 (23.08%) Itk
3 5 (19.23%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) XSL
3 5 (19.23%) XSLT
3 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) Middleware
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) MDX
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) AIX
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) OS/390
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) CAD
1 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 6 (23.08%) PLM
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
2 5 (19.23%) SOA
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 4 (15.38%) Release Management
3 4 (15.38%) QMS
3 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Web Design
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C++
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) COBOL
4 3 (11.54%) VB
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Siemens
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Tableau
4 4 (15.38%) Metastorm
4 4 (15.38%) Axway
4 4 (15.38%) Fujitsu
4 4 (15.38%) Sun
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) HP