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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 45 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing C 13 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.37% 3.70% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 10.71% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
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£320 £343 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £217 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £469 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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
199 84 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.31% 34.57% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 40 39
Average daily rate £385 £275 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -18 13 £320 -6.56% 4
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
C
North East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) Oracle
3 18 (43.90%) VB
3 18 (43.90%) UNIX
4 17 (41.46%) PL/SQL
5 16 (39.02%) Oracle Database
6 15 (36.59%) VB6
6 15 (36.59%) Tuxedo
7 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
7 14 (34.15%) Performance Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Windows
9 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
10 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.20%) Project Management
11 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.76%) Linux
11 4 (9.76%) Web Services
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.76%) Network Design
12 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (7.32%) Data Management
12 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (7.32%) MDX
12 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (7.32%) MS Office

C
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (36.59%) Tuxedo
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) OpenROAD
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LDAP
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Architect
1 9 (21.95%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Technical Leader
3 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) IT Trainer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) DBA
6 1 (2.44%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Trainer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) MDX
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) UNIX
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Performance Testing
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.76%) Network Design
4 3 (7.32%) Data Management
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) Web Design
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) VB
3 17 (41.46%) PL/SQL
4 15 (36.59%) VB6
5 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.32%) VBA
6 3 (7.32%) VBScript
6 3 (7.32%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) WMI
1 1 (2.44%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Serena
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) Lotus
4 1 (2.44%) Borland