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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 68 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing C 10 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.09% 2.29% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 5.29% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +1.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
293 227 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.95% 43.40% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 146 40
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -26.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -30 9 £288 -28.12% 4
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) AIX
3 7 (24.14%) Subversion
4 6 (20.69%) Itk
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.69%) CAD
4 6 (20.69%) PLM
4 6 (20.69%) Teamcenter
4 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 6 (20.69%) XML
4 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) Swing
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Siemens
5 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.24%) XSL
5 5 (17.24%) XSLT
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (17.24%) Tableau
6 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) JBoss
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) JBoss
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) CppUnit
2 2 (6.90%) GoogleTest
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
2 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.90%) Rational Rose
3 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (13.79%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) COBOL Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
1 6 (20.69%) XML
1 6 (20.69%) Swing
1 6 (20.69%) Itk
2 5 (17.24%) XSL
2 5 (17.24%) XSLT
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) AIX
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) CAD
1 6 (20.69%) PLM
2 5 (17.24%) SOA
2 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) UML
4 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) RUP
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) OOD
5 2 (6.90%) Unified Process
5 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) COBOL
5 2 (6.90%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) Siemens
2 5 (17.24%) Tableau
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) SAP