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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 47 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing C 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.84% 1.59% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 5.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £395 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £395 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.78% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
262 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.81% 26.72% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 44 62
Average daily rate £328 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 8
Average hourly rate £21.38 £32.50 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.23% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -15 11 £375 -5.06% 7
Durham - - - - 2
Northumberland - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (33.33%) Network Design
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) MDX
5 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VBScript
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) VBA
5 2 (11.11%) .NET

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) MDX
2 1 (5.56%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.56%) Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
1 2 (11.11%) VB
1 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
1 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) HP
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