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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 37 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing C 15 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.24% 5.15% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% 11.88% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 1
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£320 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% -19.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% +36.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.00%
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
212 202 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.79% 43.35% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 139 37
Average daily rate £320 £263 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% +36.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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
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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 0 13 £320 +14.08% 5
Gateshead - 2 - - 1
South Shields - - - -
C
North East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) AIX
4 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.54%) Itk
5 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
5 3 (11.54%) CAD
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (11.54%) Tableau
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) PLM
5 3 (11.54%) Teamcenter
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Siemens
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Swing
5 3 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) XSL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tuxedo
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) OpenROAD
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) CppUnit
2 2 (7.69%) GoogleTest
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 2 (7.69%) Rational Rose
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Project Manager
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) XSL
2 3 (11.54%) XSLT
2 3 (11.54%) Swing
2 3 (11.54%) Itk
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) MDX
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) PLM
3 3 (11.54%) SOA
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) CAD
4 2 (7.69%) Memory Management
4 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.69%) Use Case
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) RUP
4 2 (7.69%) OOD
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Unified Process
5 1 (3.85%) Web Design
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Siemens
2 3 (11.54%) Tableau
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Borland
4 1 (3.85%) Serena
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