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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 32 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing C 27 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.20% 0.53% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.34% 1.82% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 6
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£375 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
238 55 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.86% 29.26% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 31 52
Average daily rate £369 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.38 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.54% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 27 £375 - 10
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
C
North East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 14 (42.42%) UNIX
3 13 (39.39%) PL/SQL
3 13 (39.39%) VB
4 11 (33.33%) Tuxedo
4 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 11 (33.33%) VB6
4 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) LAN
6 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 7 (21.21%) Network Design
7 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) HP
8 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
9 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.09%) JBoss
9 3 (9.09%) LDAP
9 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.06%) WebLogic

C
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (33.33%) Tuxedo
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) LAN
1 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) MDX
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) UNIX
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) PDM
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) PL/SQL
2 13 (39.39%) VB
3 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 11 (33.33%) VB6
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Lotus
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