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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 71 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs citing C 9 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.25% 2.75% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 6.31% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 6
Median daily rate £375 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £246 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £585 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -56.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%

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
275 301 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.09% 43.62% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 188 115
Median daily rate £350 £375 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £14.50 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.40 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -25 9 £375 +13.63% 6
C
North East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 46 (60.53%) Java
2 32 (42.11%) C#
3 30 (39.47%) Windows
4 29 (38.16%) Security Cleared
5 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
6 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
7 21 (27.63%) C++
7 21 (27.63%) VB
8 19 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.37%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
10 16 (21.05%) Integration Testing
10 16 (21.05%) SQL
10 16 (21.05%) Linux
11 15 (19.74%) XML
11 15 (19.74%) HTML
12 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (15.79%) .NET
14 11 (14.47%) Unix
15 10 (13.16%) GCC
15 10 (13.16%) GDB
15 10 (13.16%) Multithreaded Programming
15 10 (13.16%) Multithreading
16 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
16 9 (11.84%) Solaris
16 9 (11.84%) Oracle
16 9 (11.84%) Perl
17 8 (10.53%) ITIL

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 19 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 17 (22.37%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) Tuxedo
5 3 (3.95%) AquaLogic
5 3 (3.95%) Confluence
5 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Project
2 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) IaaS
1 4 (5.26%) PaaS
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) GitHub
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) SSL
2 2 (2.63%) SNMP
3 1 (1.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.32%) BODI
3 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) GCC
1 10 (13.16%) GDB
2 3 (3.95%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) JMeter
3 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.63%) ProC
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Development Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Digital Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Applications Support
7 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.95%) Technologist
7 3 (3.95%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) HTML
1 15 (19.74%) XML
2 12 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (3.95%) J2EE
3 3 (3.95%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.63%) PKI
2 2 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Linux
3 11 (14.47%) Unix
4 9 (11.84%) Solaris
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.95%) AIX
8 3 (3.95%) OS/390
9 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.63%) MVS
9 2 (2.63%) VME
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.32%) Android
10 1 (1.32%) HPUX
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 10 (13.16%) Multithreaded Programming
3 10 (13.16%) Multithreading
4 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.53%) ITIL
5 8 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 7 (9.21%) Migration
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
7 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.58%) API Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.58%) DSDM
8 5 (6.58%) Open Source
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps
9 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 32 (42.11%) C#
3 21 (27.63%) C++
3 21 (27.63%) VB
4 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.05%) SQL
6 9 (11.84%) Perl
7 6 (7.89%) Python
7 6 (7.89%) Ruby
8 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Firmware
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) HP
3 4 (5.26%) Sun
4 3 (3.95%) Axway
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) CA
5 2 (2.63%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) F5
6 1 (1.32%) IronPort
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.32%) VMware