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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 52 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing C 27 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.42% 1.13% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.18% 3.96% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
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£330 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.13 £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.73% -9.45%
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
330 101 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.83% 28.45% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 45 56
Average daily rate £375 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +23.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.71 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 - 27 £330 - 10
Durham - - - - 1
Northumberland - - - - 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle
3 17 (42.50%) UNIX
4 16 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (40.00%) VB
5 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 14 (35.00%) VB6
6 14 (35.00%) Performance Testing
6 14 (35.00%) Tuxedo
6 14 (35.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 7 (17.50%) LAN
8 7 (17.50%) WAN
8 7 (17.50%) Network Design
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.00%) Project Management
11 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
11 4 (10.00%) HP
12 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
12 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
12 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
12 3 (7.50%) Web Services
12 3 (7.50%) JBoss
12 3 (7.50%) LDAP
12 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
12 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
12 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

C
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 14 (35.00%) Tuxedo
2 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) LAN
1 7 (17.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.50%) Electronics
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Technical Leader
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Designer
6 1 (2.50%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) IT Trainer
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) MDX
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) ADO
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (17.50%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Web Design
6 1 (2.50%) PDM
6 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) OO
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) VB
2 16 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 14 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (35.00%) VB6
4 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.00%) VBA
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Lotus
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Posted: 4 days ago
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