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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 80 69 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing C 35 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.36% 1.27% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.96% 4.01% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 12
Median daily rate £263 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.64% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £236 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £15.25
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
503 299 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.89% 31.74% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 199 151
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.18 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -27 34 £253 -24.62% 8
Durham - 1 £450 - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (55.74%) Security Cleared
2 27 (44.26%) Java
3 26 (42.62%) Unix
4 24 (39.34%) Oracle
4 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
5 22 (36.07%) C++
6 21 (34.43%) Perl
6 21 (34.43%) Solaris
7 20 (32.79%) SQL
8 18 (29.51%) ITIL
9 17 (27.87%) Sun
9 17 (27.87%) Windows
9 17 (27.87%) Shell Script
10 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
10 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
11 15 (24.59%) Tuxedo
12 14 (22.95%) AIX
13 13 (21.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (21.31%) Middleware
13 13 (21.31%) IBM
13 13 (21.31%) WebSphere
13 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
14 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (19.67%) IBM Integration Bus
14 12 (19.67%) Oracle Application Server
14 12 (19.67%) WebLogic
14 12 (19.67%) J2EE
14 12 (19.67%) C#
14 12 (19.67%) MQSeries
14 12 (19.67%) Oracle HTTP Server

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 15 (24.59%) Tuxedo
2 13 (21.31%) WebSphere
2 13 (21.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (19.67%) MQSeries
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 12 (19.67%) WebLogic
4 10 (16.39%) AquaLogic
5 5 (8.20%) CMS
6 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.64%) Confluence
7 1 (1.64%) JBoss
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS Project
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.39%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.64%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Primavera
2 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) ProC
2 7 (11.48%) GCC
2 7 (11.48%) GDB
3 4 (6.56%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.64%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Developer
2 8 (13.11%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Tester
4 5 (8.20%) C++ Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.28%) Unix Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Configuration Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Customer Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Service Operations Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) Middleware
2 12 (19.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (19.67%) J2EE
3 8 (13.11%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) Itk
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) MDX
5 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.64%) Swing
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) XSL
5 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) DataPower
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Unix
2 21 (34.43%) Solaris
3 17 (27.87%) Windows
4 14 (22.95%) AIX
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
6 12 (19.67%) OS/390
7 10 (16.39%) Linux
8 1 (1.64%) HPUX
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.39%) Change Management
3 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
3 10 (16.39%) Release Management
3 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (16.39%) Security Management
3 10 (16.39%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.11%) QMS
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.48%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.84%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.20%) Change Control
7 5 (8.20%) Data Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL V2
7 5 (8.20%) Time Management
8 4 (6.56%) PRINCE
8 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Java
2 22 (36.07%) C++
3 21 (34.43%) Perl
4 20 (32.79%) SQL
5 17 (27.87%) Shell Script
6 12 (19.67%) C#
7 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
8 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.48%) Python
9 7 (11.48%) Ruby
10 2 (3.28%) VB
11 1 (1.64%) Groovy
11 1 (1.64%) PHP
11 1 (1.64%) VBA
11 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (55.74%) Security Cleared
2 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (8.20%) SLA
3 3 (4.92%) QA
4 2 (3.28%) WAI
4 2 (3.28%) WCAG
5 1 (1.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) WMI
2 2 (3.28%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.64%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Oracle
2 17 (27.87%) Sun
3 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.31%) IBM
5 11 (18.03%) Axway
6 10 (16.39%) Fujitsu
7 5 (8.20%) Serena
8 4 (6.56%) Borland
9 3 (4.92%) HP
10 1 (1.64%) CA
10 1 (1.64%) Compuware
10 1 (1.64%) Informatica
10 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.64%) SAP
10 1 (1.64%) Siebel
10 1 (1.64%) Siemens
10 1 (1.64%) Tableau
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