The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 70 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing C 24 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.47% 3.03% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.61% 7.20% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 16
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 £269 £285 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
C
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
363 250 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.35% 42.09% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 178 162
Median daily rate £315 £314 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +25.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

C
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Tyne and Wear region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Tyne and Wear region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

C
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 24 £295 -7.81% 4
C
North East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C.

1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) Configuration Management
3 19 (41.30%) Perl
3 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
4 17 (36.96%) C#
4 17 (36.96%) .NET
5 16 (34.78%) ITIL
5 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (32.61%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) C++
7 13 (28.26%) Project Management
8 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
9 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
9 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
9 11 (23.91%) Python
9 11 (23.91%) Ruby
10 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
10 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 10 (21.74%) Change Control
11 9 (19.57%) ITIL V2
11 9 (19.57%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (19.57%) Time Management
11 9 (19.57%) Data Structures
11 9 (19.57%) Data Engineering
11 9 (19.57%) Unix
11 9 (19.57%) CMS
11 9 (19.57%) Management Information System

C
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 8 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (15.22%) MQSeries
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (15.22%) Tuxedo
4 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
5 5 (10.87%) AquaLogic
5 5 (10.87%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js
6 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 5 (10.87%) 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 6 (13.04%) 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%) Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Scrum Master
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Functional Tester
4 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Developer in Test
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Programme Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Customer Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (15.22%) J2EE
2 7 (15.22%) 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 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) AIX
4 7 (15.22%) OS/390
4 7 (15.22%) Solaris
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.04%) Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Configuration Management
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) ITIL
3 13 (28.26%) Project Management
4 10 (21.74%) Change Control
5 9 (19.57%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (19.57%) Data Engineering
5 9 (19.57%) ITIL V2
5 9 (19.57%) Time Management
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.39%) PRINCE
6 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 7 (15.22%) Release Management
8 6 (13.04%) Change Management
9 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Security Management
9 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) Perl
3 17 (36.96%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) 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 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Serena
3 8 (17.39%) Borland
3 8 (17.39%) IBM
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle
4 6 (13.04%) Axway
4 6 (13.04%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) Sun
5 5 (10.87%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) Siebel
6 1 (2.17%) Siemens
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau