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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 74 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing C 25 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.16% 2.55% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.13% 6.58% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 18
Median daily rate £295 £320 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +14.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £299 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £395 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
408 304 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.17% 38.78% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 209 166
Median daily rate £320 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +137.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.29 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 May 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 May 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 -33 24 £295 -7.81% 2
Durham 0 1 £450 +28.57% 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 25 (54.35%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) Configuration Management
2 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
3 18 (39.13%) Perl
4 17 (36.96%) C#
4 17 (36.96%) .NET
5 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (32.61%) ITIL
7 14 (30.43%) Windows
8 13 (28.26%) Project Management
9 12 (26.09%) C++
9 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
10 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 11 (23.91%) Python
10 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
10 11 (23.91%) Ruby
11 10 (21.74%) Finance
11 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
11 10 (21.74%) Change Control
12 9 (19.57%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (19.57%) ITIL V2
12 9 (19.57%) Time Management
12 9 (19.57%) Data Structures
12 9 (19.57%) Data Engineering
12 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
12 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
12 9 (19.57%) Serena
12 9 (19.57%) CMS

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 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.57%) CMS
3 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (13.04%) MQSeries
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (13.04%) Tuxedo
4 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
5 5 (10.87%) Confluence
6 4 (8.70%) AquaLogic
7 1 (2.17%) JBoss
7 1 (2.17%) Node.js
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (2.17%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Primavera
2 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
1 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) SSL
2 4 (8.70%) SNMP
3 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) StarTeam
2 5 (10.87%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.70%) JMeter
3 4 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Tester
2 5 (10.87%) Administrator
2 5 (10.87%) Configuration Administrator
2 5 (10.87%) Middleware Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Scrum Master
4 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Functional Tester
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Developer in Test
6 1 (2.17%) Programme Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (13.04%) J2EE
2 6 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) Itk
4 1 (2.17%) MDX
4 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.17%) Swing
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.17%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) XSL
4 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 9 (19.57%) Data Structures
3 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) PKI
5 3 (6.52%) CESG
6 1 (2.17%) DataPower
6 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 7 (15.22%) AIX
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.04%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) OS/390
4 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Configuration Management
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) ITIL
4 13 (28.26%) Project Management
5 10 (21.74%) Change Control
6 9 (19.57%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (19.57%) Data Engineering
6 9 (19.57%) ITIL V2
6 9 (19.57%) Time Management
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) PRINCE
7 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.04%) Release Management
9 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.70%) Functional Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) Perl
3 17 (36.96%) C#
4 12 (26.09%) C++
5 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 11 (23.91%) Python
5 11 (23.91%) Ruby
5 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.70%) COBOL
6 4 (8.70%) PL/1
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) WAI
2 3 (6.52%) WCAG
3 2 (4.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) WMI
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.17%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
1 9 (19.57%) Serena
2 8 (17.39%) Borland
3 7 (15.22%) IBM
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 6 (13.04%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Axway
5 5 (10.87%) Sun
6 4 (8.70%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.17%) Informatica
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.17%) Siebel
7 1 (2.17%) Siemens
7 1 (2.17%) Tableau
Durham, County Durham
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Rate: £400 - £500 Per Annum
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