The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 65 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28  
Contract jobs citing C 2 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.41% 2.74% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 7.46% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 6
Median daily rate £400 £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -7.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 213 335 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.74% 36.69% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 204 141
Median daily rate £370 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £28.50 £23.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.36% +19.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.90 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.40 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C in Newcastle upon Tyne

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Newcastle upon Tyne

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for C.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) VB
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) SaaS
3 4 (28.57%) PaaS
3 4 (28.57%) IaaS
3 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) IaaS
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) BODI
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Applications Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technologist
3 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Development Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technologist
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) MVS
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) VME
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 4 (28.57%) Data Management
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
1 4 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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