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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 51 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing C 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.56% 2.35% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.74% 5.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.11%
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
190 150 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.99% 44.12% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 106 14
Average daily rate £373 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 July 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 July 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 9 (40.91%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) XML
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Swing
4 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Siemens
4 4 (18.18%) XSL
4 4 (18.18%) XSLT
4 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 4 (18.18%) CAD
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) PLM
4 4 (18.18%) Teamcenter
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (18.18%) Tableau
4 4 (18.18%) Itk
4 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering

C
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) CppUnit
2 2 (9.09%) GoogleTest
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 2 (9.09%) Rational Rose
2 2 (9.09%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) COBOL Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) XSL
2 4 (18.18%) XSLT
2 4 (18.18%) Swing
2 4 (18.18%) Itk
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) AIX
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) SOA
1 4 (18.18%) CAD
1 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
1 4 (18.18%) PLM
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Unified Process
3 2 (9.09%) Use Case
3 2 (9.09%) Memory Management
3 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 2 (9.09%) UML
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) RUP
3 2 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) COBOL
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Siemens
1 4 (18.18%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
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