Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 19 April 2019 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 59 109
Rank change year-on-year -21 +50 -37
Contract jobs citing C 23 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.66% 3.45% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 10.14% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 18
North East median daily rate £310 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +25.98% +7.63%
10th Percentile £254 £275 £246
90th Percentile £576 £419 £422
England median daily rate £450 £475 £440
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +217.31% -14.75%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £42.20
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.47% +5.50%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 576 424 641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 41.50% 34.00% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 311 446
North East median daily rate £413 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £300 £270 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
North East median hourly rate £44.75 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +3.66% +110.26%
10th Percentile £39.05 £30.83 £17.07
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.55 £55.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for C in the North East

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in the North East

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the North East over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in the North East

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in the North East

C
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 18 £310 -22.50% 5
Durham - 3 £520 - 1
Teesside - 1 £400 -
C
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for C.

1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Perl
3 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 12 (52.17%) ProC
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) Korn
4 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 11 (47.83%) Solaris
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
6 8 (34.78%) Banking
6 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) C++
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Server Management
9 3 (13.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 3 (13.04%) Master's Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Workflow
10 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
10 2 (8.70%) Java
10 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Datadog
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) ProC
2 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) User Researcher
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 11 (47.83%) Solaris
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
7 3 (13.04%) Server Management
7 3 (13.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 3 (13.04%) Workflow
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.35%) Line Management
9 1 (4.35%) Microservices
9 1 (4.35%) Network Design
9 1 (4.35%) SDLC
9 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Perl
2 12 (52.17%) Korn
2 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Master's Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Packer
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) New Relic
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk