The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 110 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -15
Contract jobs citing C 14 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 1.56% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 4.61% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £288 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.31% +81.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
542 282 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.83% 33.94% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 196 131
Median daily rate £320 £336 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 5 5
Median hourly rate £28.75 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £15.68 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

C
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the North East region.

C Daily Rate Trend in the North East

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the North East region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

C
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -56 13 £287 -10.46% 8
Durham - 1 £450 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for C.

1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 17 (43.59%) Perl
4 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
5 14 (35.90%) C#
5 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
6 13 (33.33%) C++
6 13 (33.33%) .NET
6 13 (33.33%) ITIL
6 13 (33.33%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (25.64%) Unix
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.08%) Project Management
9 9 (23.08%) AIX
9 9 (23.08%) Oracle
9 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
9 9 (23.08%) IBM
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
10 8 (20.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (20.51%) Release Management
10 8 (20.51%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (20.51%) Oracle Application Server
10 8 (20.51%) Ruby
10 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
10 8 (20.51%) J2EE

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
1 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (20.51%) MQSeries
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (20.51%) Tuxedo
2 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
3 6 (15.38%) AquaLogic
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.82%) CMS
5 2 (5.13%) Confluence
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (2.56%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Primavera
2 1 (2.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) StarTeam
2 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Tester
2 5 (12.82%) Middleware Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Scrum Master
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Business Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) IT Director
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (20.51%) J2EE
2 8 (20.51%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) Itk
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) MDX
4 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.56%) Swing
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) XSL
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.82%) Data Structures
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.56%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Unix
3 9 (23.08%) AIX
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 8 (20.51%) OS/390
4 8 (20.51%) Solaris
5 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (23.08%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Release Management
5 7 (17.95%) Change Management
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.38%) Change Control
6 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) Security Management
6 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.82%) Data Engineering
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL V2
7 5 (12.82%) Time Management
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.26%) QMS
8 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) Perl
3 14 (35.90%) C#
4 13 (33.33%) C++
5 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.51%) Python
6 8 (20.51%) Ruby
6 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.26%) COBOL
7 4 (10.26%) PL/1
7 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.13%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) VB
9 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) WAI
3 2 (5.13%) WCAG
4 1 (2.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) WMI
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.56%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) IBM
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) Axway
3 7 (17.95%) Sun
4 6 (15.38%) Fujitsu
5 5 (12.82%) Serena
6 4 (10.26%) Borland
7 3 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) Informatica
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.56%) Siebel
8 1 (2.56%) Siemens
8 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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