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 3 months to 25 June 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
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 111 59
Rank change year-on-year +58 -52  
Contract jobs citing C 6 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.07% 0.87% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 2.58% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Median daily rate £725 £288 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +151.73% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £985 £320 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £46.42 £36.00 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.93% +30.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.28 £36.00 £17.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £36.00 £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 170 542 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 30.41% 33.83% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 334 196
Median daily rate £340 £320 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 31 5
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.83% -10.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.90 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Tyne and Wear +65 4 £725 +153.05% 10
Durham -2 1 - - 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North East region with a requirement for C.

1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Teamcenter
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) SysML
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development

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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Android Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Director
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) SysML
3 2 (22.22%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Psychology
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP