Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 101 106
Rank change year-on-year +49 +5 -45
Contract jobs citing C 57 8 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.41% 0.61% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.78% 1.65% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 2 26
North East median daily rate £375 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +44.07% -7.81%
10th Percentile £275 £380 £270
90th Percentile £420 £470 £396
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
North East median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +75.61% -26.79%
10th Percentile £36.88 £18.90 £16.31
90th Percentile £46.63 £47.76 £34.04
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

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 484 485 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.46% 37.11% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 314 525
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £259
90th Percentile £525 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 28
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +30.28% +79.84%
10th Percentile £30.65 £15.44 £16.53
90th Percentile £47.60 £47.73 £36.62
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +7.14% +10.00%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 +45 56 £375 -11.76% 10
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 45 (78.95%) Windows
1 45 (78.95%) PowerShell
1 45 (78.95%) Open Source
2 44 (77.19%) Linux
3 36 (63.16%) C++
4 34 (59.65%) Configuration Management
5 31 (54.39%) Nagios
5 31 (54.39%) Java
5 31 (54.39%) Perl
5 31 (54.39%) Python
5 31 (54.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (54.39%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (54.39%) Bash Shell
5 31 (54.39%) Puppet
5 31 (54.39%) Splunk
5 31 (54.39%) Ruby
5 31 (54.39%) Ansible
5 31 (54.39%) New Relic
5 31 (54.39%) Datadog
6 30 (52.63%) DevOps
6 30 (52.63%) Data Centre
6 30 (52.63%) High Availability
7 28 (49.12%) Elastic Stack
8 22 (38.60%) BDD
8 22 (38.60%) TeamCity
8 22 (38.60%) Test Automation
8 22 (38.60%) Terraform
8 22 (38.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 22 (38.60%) Docker
8 22 (38.60%) Jenkins

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (54.39%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (54.39%) Datadog
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (26.32%) IaaS
2 15 (26.32%) PaaS
2 15 (26.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.75%) SMS
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
2 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Jenkins
1 22 (38.60%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (1.75%) Electronics
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Junior
5 5 (8.77%) Junior DevOps
5 5 (8.77%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Operational Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Operations Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Mainframe Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (29.82%) ISPF
3 2 (3.51%) WinForms
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) MFC
4 1 (1.75%) QML
4 1 (1.75%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 21 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (28.07%) VSAM
4 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) User Experience
6 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.51%) SCADA
7 1 (1.75%) Arduino
7 1 (1.75%) Blog
7 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Windows
2 44 (77.19%) Linux
3 18 (31.58%) Unix
4 17 (29.82%) AIX
4 17 (29.82%) MVS
4 17 (29.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (26.32%) VME
6 14 (24.56%) HPUX
6 14 (24.56%) Solaris
6 14 (24.56%) VMS
6 14 (24.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (78.95%) Open Source
2 34 (59.65%) Configuration Management
3 30 (52.63%) DevOps
3 30 (52.63%) High Availability
4 22 (38.60%) BDD
4 22 (38.60%) Test Automation
5 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (29.82%) ITIL
7 17 (29.82%) Service Management
8 16 (28.07%) Change Management
9 15 (26.32%) ITIL V3
10 14 (24.56%) Data Management
11 10 (17.54%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
12 6 (10.53%) Creative Thinking
13 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
14 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 2 (3.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) PowerShell
2 36 (63.16%) C++
3 31 (54.39%) Bash Shell
3 31 (54.39%) Java
3 31 (54.39%) Perl
3 31 (54.39%) Python
3 31 (54.39%) Ruby
4 17 (29.82%) JCL
5 14 (24.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Docker
2 17 (29.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 16 (28.07%) RACF
4 14 (24.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (54.39%) Ansible
1 31 (54.39%) Nagios
1 31 (54.39%) Puppet
2 22 (38.60%) Kubernetes
2 22 (38.60%) Packer
2 22 (38.60%) Terraform
3 16 (28.07%) Tivoli
3 16 (28.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) New Relic
1 31 (54.39%) Splunk
2 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
3 14 (24.56%) BMC
3 14 (24.56%) HP
3 14 (24.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) Atmel
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle