Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 61 89
Rank change year-on-year -22 +28 -22
Contract jobs citing C 17 118 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.39% 4.33% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 11.29% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 87 22
North East median daily rate £440 £323 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.22% +2.54% -4.55%
10th Percentile £378 £220 £231
90th Percentile £715 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
North East median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% +166.67% -11.48%
10th Percentile £42.75 £27.25 £12.85
90th Percentile £50.57 £37.00 £16.38
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%

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 402 1045 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.84% 38.32% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 727 460
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £257
90th Percentile £538 £506 £560
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 20
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.88 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% +46.20% +29.51%
10th Percentile £25.50 £22.13 £12.43
90th Percentile £48.92 £41.20 £39.18
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -21 10 £440 +36.65% 8
Durham - 7 £350 - 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (58.82%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) UML
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco
8 2 (11.76%) Teamcenter
8 2 (11.76%) Document Management
8 2 (11.76%) Network Design
8 2 (11.76%) Ruby
8 2 (11.76%) Capita
8 2 (11.76%) SysML
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Python
8 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (11.76%) OOD
8 2 (11.76%) VMS
8 2 (11.76%) OpenVMS
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Datadog
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) OpenVMS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Director
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PMO
5 1 (5.88%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) OpenVMS
2 2 (11.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Document Management
6 2 (11.76%) Escalation Management
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) SysML
6 2 (11.76%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Pascal
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 2 (11.76%) PMP
5 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Packer
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Capita
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) New Relic
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk