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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 32 68 43
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -25
Contract jobs citing C 96 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.27% 2.06% 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.17% 5.49% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 12 17
Median daily rate £325 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £301 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.25 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.69% -6.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
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
559 419 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.35% 37.51% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 293 205
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £13.40 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +31 95 £324 +1.25% 18
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 63 (56.76%) Java
2 53 (47.75%) Security Cleared
3 51 (45.95%) C++
4 42 (37.84%) C#
4 42 (37.84%) SQL
5 37 (33.33%) Unix
6 34 (30.63%) Windows
6 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
7 33 (29.73%) Solaris
8 32 (28.83%) SC Cleared
9 28 (25.23%) Oracle
10 27 (24.32%) Linux
10 27 (24.32%) WebLogic
11 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
13 22 (19.82%) Multithreading
13 22 (19.82%) GCC
13 22 (19.82%) GDB
14 21 (18.92%) Sun
15 19 (17.12%) Tuxedo
15 19 (17.12%) Perl
16 17 (15.32%) ITIL
16 17 (15.32%) AIX
16 17 (15.32%) Windows Server
17 16 (14.41%) WebSphere
17 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
17 16 (14.41%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (14.41%) VB
17 16 (14.41%) IBM
17 16 (14.41%) Middleware

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 27 (24.32%) WebLogic
2 19 (17.12%) Tuxedo
3 16 (14.41%) WebSphere
3 16 (14.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (13.51%) MQSeries
4 15 (13.51%) Oracle Application Server
4 15 (13.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 14 (12.61%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (11.71%) AquaLogic
7 4 (3.60%) Confluence
8 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.41%) MS Project
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (11.71%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) GitHub
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
1 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) SNMP
3 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.90%) LDAP
3 1 (0.90%) Network Security
3 1 (0.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (19.82%) GCC
1 22 (19.82%) GDB
2 11 (9.91%) ProC
3 4 (3.60%) JIRA
4 3 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.80%) JMeter
5 2 (1.80%) Selenium
5 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (0.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Developer
2 19 (17.12%) C++ Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Analyst
4 8 (7.21%) Architect
4 8 (7.21%) Development Analyst
5 6 (5.41%) Team Leader
6 5 (4.50%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.60%) C++ Team Leader
7 4 (3.60%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.70%) C Developer
8 3 (2.70%) C/C++ Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Digital Architect
8 3 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.80%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) Middleware
2 15 (13.51%) IBM Integration Bus
2 15 (13.51%) J2EE
3 12 (10.81%) HTML
3 12 (10.81%) XML
4 10 (9.01%) .NET
5 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.90%) Itk
5 1 (0.90%) jQuery
5 1 (0.90%) MDX
5 1 (0.90%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.90%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.90%) Swing
5 1 (0.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) PKI
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
4 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.90%) DataPower
5 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Unix
2 34 (30.63%) Windows
3 33 (29.73%) Solaris
4 27 (24.32%) Linux
5 17 (15.32%) AIX
5 17 (15.32%) Windows Server
6 15 (13.51%) OS/390
7 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.90%) HPUX
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.82%) Multithreading
3 17 (15.32%) ITIL
4 14 (12.61%) Change Management
4 14 (12.61%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.71%) Integration Testing
5 13 (11.71%) Problem Management
5 13 (11.71%) Release Management
5 13 (11.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (11.71%) Security Management
5 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
6 11 (9.91%) QMS
7 8 (7.21%) Project Planning
7 8 (7.21%) Scrum
8 7 (6.31%) API Testing
9 6 (5.41%) DSDM
9 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.41%) TOGAF
10 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
11 4 (3.60%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.76%) Java
2 51 (45.95%) C++
3 42 (37.84%) C#
3 42 (37.84%) SQL
4 19 (17.12%) Perl
5 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.41%) VB
6 14 (12.61%) Shell Script
7 12 (10.81%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.80%) Python
8 2 (1.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) VBA
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (47.75%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.83%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.70%) Degree
6 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.90%) MCSE
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.23%) Oracle
3 21 (18.92%) Sun
4 16 (14.41%) IBM
5 14 (12.61%) Axway
6 13 (11.71%) Fujitsu
7 5 (4.50%) HP
8 1 (0.90%) CA
8 1 (0.90%) Compuware
8 1 (0.90%) Informatica
8 1 (0.90%) IronPort
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Siebel
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