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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 66 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing C 53 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.79% 2.19% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.45% 6.16% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 17
Median daily rate £328 £295 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.01% -10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £415 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.13 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -31.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.94%
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
561 341 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.13% 35.52% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 213 247
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 10
Median hourly rate £53.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -6 51 £325 +10.16% 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 62 (52.10%) Java
2 57 (47.90%) Security Cleared
3 48 (40.34%) C++
4 44 (36.97%) C#
4 44 (36.97%) SQL
5 35 (29.41%) Windows
5 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 33 (27.73%) SC Cleared
7 32 (26.89%) Unix
8 30 (25.21%) Solaris
9 28 (23.53%) Linux
9 28 (23.53%) Oracle
10 26 (21.85%) WebLogic
11 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
12 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (20.17%) Multithreading
12 24 (20.17%) GCC
12 24 (20.17%) GDB
12 24 (20.17%) Multithreaded Programming
13 21 (17.65%) VB
14 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
14 18 (15.13%) Sun
15 17 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (14.29%) Shell Script
16 16 (13.45%) Tuxedo
16 16 (13.45%) Integration Testing
17 15 (12.61%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (12.61%) HTML
17 15 (12.61%) XML
18 14 (11.76%) PL/SQL

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 26 (21.85%) WebLogic
2 17 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (13.45%) Tuxedo
4 10 (8.40%) AquaLogic
4 10 (8.40%) MQSeries
4 10 (8.40%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (8.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (8.40%) WebSphere
4 10 (8.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.52%) Confluence
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Project
2 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.40%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) GitHub
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) SSL
2 2 (1.68%) SNMP
3 1 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.84%) BODI
4 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (20.17%) GCC
1 24 (20.17%) GDB
2 13 (10.92%) ProC
3 3 (2.52%) JIRA
4 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.68%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.68%) JMeter
4 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.84%) Electronics
1 1 (0.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (35.29%) Developer
2 19 (15.97%) C++ Developer
3 13 (10.92%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.40%) Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) Development Analyst
5 8 (6.72%) Architect
6 7 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.20%) Administrator
7 5 (4.20%) C++ Team Leader
7 5 (4.20%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.36%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.52%) C Developer
9 3 (2.52%) C/C++ Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Digital Architect
9 3 (2.52%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.52%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) HTML
1 15 (12.61%) XML
2 13 (10.92%) .NET
3 11 (9.24%) Middleware
4 10 (8.40%) IBM Integration Bus
4 10 (8.40%) J2EE
5 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.84%) Itk
5 1 (0.84%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.84%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.68%) PKI
4 2 (1.68%) Replication
4 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.41%) Windows
2 32 (26.89%) Unix
3 30 (25.21%) Solaris
4 28 (23.53%) Linux
5 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
6 11 (9.24%) AIX
7 10 (8.40%) OS/390
8 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.68%) HPUX
10 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (20.17%) Multithreaded Programming
1 24 (20.17%) Multithreading
2 16 (13.45%) Integration Testing
3 13 (10.92%) ITIL
4 10 (8.40%) Change Management
4 10 (8.40%) Project Planning
4 10 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.56%) Problem Management
5 9 (7.56%) QMS
5 9 (7.56%) Release Management
5 9 (7.56%) Security Management
5 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.72%) Scrum
7 7 (5.88%) API Testing
7 7 (5.88%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.04%) DSDM
8 6 (5.04%) Migration
8 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.10%) Java
2 48 (40.34%) C++
3 44 (36.97%) C#
3 44 (36.97%) SQL
4 21 (17.65%) VB
5 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
6 17 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 14 (11.76%) PL/SQL
8 13 (10.92%) Perl
9 2 (1.68%) Python
9 2 (1.68%) Ruby
9 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.84%) Groovy
10 1 (0.84%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (47.90%) Security Cleared
2 33 (27.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.52%) Degree
5 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) MCSE
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
2 5 (4.20%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.84%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.53%) Oracle
3 18 (15.13%) Sun
4 10 (8.40%) Axway
4 10 (8.40%) IBM
5 9 (7.56%) Fujitsu
6 5 (4.20%) HP
7 1 (0.84%) CA
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) Compuware
7 1 (0.84%) F5
7 1 (0.84%) IronPort
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.84%) SAP
7 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.84%) VMware