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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / North East
Rank 77 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -22
Contract jobs citing C 8 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.90% 2.11% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 5.46% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
Median daily rate £375 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £242 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £423 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +19.14%

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
338 348 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.06% 38.58% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 212 152
Median daily rate £350 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £15.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -18 8 £375 +13.63% 7
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 47 (60.26%) Java
2 34 (43.59%) C#
3 29 (37.18%) Windows
3 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
4 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
5 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 21 (26.92%) C++
6 21 (26.92%) VB
7 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (24.36%) WebLogic
9 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
9 17 (21.79%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (21.79%) SC Cleared
10 16 (20.51%) Integration Testing
10 16 (20.51%) SQL
10 16 (20.51%) Linux
11 15 (19.23%) XML
11 15 (19.23%) HTML
12 14 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (16.67%) .NET
14 11 (14.10%) Unix
15 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
15 10 (12.82%) GCC
15 10 (12.82%) GDB
15 10 (12.82%) Multithreaded Programming
15 10 (12.82%) Multithreading
16 9 (11.54%) ITIL
16 9 (11.54%) Oracle
16 9 (11.54%) Perl
16 9 (11.54%) Solaris

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 19 (24.36%) WebLogic
2 17 (21.79%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.41%) Tuxedo
5 3 (3.85%) AquaLogic
5 3 (3.85%) Confluence
5 3 (3.85%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Project
2 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) IaaS
1 4 (5.13%) PaaS
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) SSL
2 2 (2.56%) SNMP
3 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) BODI
3 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) GCC
1 10 (12.82%) GDB
2 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) JMeter
3 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.56%) ProC
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Developer
2 11 (14.10%) Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Development Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Architect
4 7 (8.97%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Administrator
6 4 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.85%) C Developer
7 3 (3.85%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Digital Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Applications Support
7 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.85%) Technologist
7 3 (3.85%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) HTML
1 15 (19.23%) XML
2 13 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (3.85%) J2EE
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.56%) PKI
2 2 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) Windows
2 16 (20.51%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Unix
4 9 (11.54%) Solaris
5 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.85%) AIX
7 3 (3.85%) OS/390
8 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.56%) MVS
8 2 (2.56%) VME
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) HPUX
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.51%) Integration Testing
3 10 (12.82%) Multithreaded Programming
3 10 (12.82%) Multithreading
3 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 9 (11.54%) ITIL
5 8 (10.26%) Project Planning
6 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
7 6 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 6 (7.69%) Change Management
7 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.69%) DSDM
7 6 (7.69%) Migration
7 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.41%) API Testing
8 5 (6.41%) Open Source
9 4 (5.13%) Data Management
9 4 (5.13%) DevOps
9 4 (5.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) Java
2 34 (43.59%) C#
3 21 (26.92%) C++
3 21 (26.92%) VB
4 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
5 16 (20.51%) SQL
6 9 (11.54%) Perl
7 6 (7.69%) Python
7 6 (7.69%) Ruby
8 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) HP
3 4 (5.13%) Sun
4 3 (3.85%) Axway
4 3 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (2.56%) CA
5 2 (2.56%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) F5
6 1 (1.28%) IronPort
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.28%) VMware