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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 59 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing C 14 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.68% 2.83% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 6.32% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£320 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -5.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
- +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
308 190 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.06% 44.81% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 129 27
Average daily rate £450 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 12 £320 -14.66% 14
C
North East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (56.67%) C++
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) AIX
6 8 (26.67%) IBM
6 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
7 7 (23.33%) J2EE
8 6 (20.00%) UNIX
8 6 (20.00%) Siemens
8 6 (20.00%) Swing
8 6 (20.00%) Change Management
8 6 (20.00%) CAD
8 6 (20.00%) PLM
8 6 (20.00%) Teamcenter
8 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Itk
9 5 (16.67%) Tableau
9 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) Release Management
9 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (16.67%) QMS
9 5 (16.67%) AquaLogic

C
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (16.67%) Tuxedo
2 5 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (16.67%) AquaLogic
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Governance Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX Developer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) COBOL Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) J2EE
3 6 (20.00%) Swing
3 6 (20.00%) Itk
4 5 (16.67%) Middleware
4 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (16.67%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) XSL
4 5 (16.67%) XSLT
4 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
6 3 (10.00%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) MDX
7 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) AIX
3 6 (20.00%) UNIX
4 5 (16.67%) OS/390
4 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.00%) CAD
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) PLM
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.67%) Release Management
4 5 (16.67%) QMS
4 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Management
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C++
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Perl
5 4 (13.33%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) VBA
6 3 (10.00%) VBScript
6 3 (10.00%) VB
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) COBOL
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 6 (20.00%) Siemens
4 5 (16.67%) Sun
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (16.67%) Metastorm
4 5 (16.67%) Axway
4 5 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 5 (16.67%) Tableau
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Sybase
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) HP