Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 84 78
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing C 39 14 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.19% 1.13% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.04% 3.49% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 79
North East median daily rate £364 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.41% +36.00% -2.34%
10th Percentile £262 £354 £220
90th Percentile £425 £895 £525
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
North East median hourly rate - £47.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.94% +136.07%
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +2.56%

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 485 401 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 39.72% 32.23% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 251 717
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.62% -9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £256
90th Percentile £541 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 45
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +28.79%
10th Percentile £27.75 £24.30 £18.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.00 £36.74
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 September 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 September 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 +25 37 £365 -18.89% 17
Durham -13 1 £225 -35.71% 5
C
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 36 (92.31%) C++
2 34 (87.18%) Java
2 34 (87.18%) Python
2 34 (87.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (87.18%) Puppet
3 33 (84.62%) New Relic
3 33 (84.62%) Ansible
3 33 (84.62%) DevOps
3 33 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (84.62%) Open Source
3 33 (84.62%) Ruby
3 33 (84.62%) PowerShell
3 33 (84.62%) Bash Shell
3 33 (84.62%) Splunk
3 33 (84.62%) Perl
3 33 (84.62%) Nagios
3 33 (84.62%) Configuration Management
3 33 (84.62%) Data Centre
4 32 (82.05%) Windows
4 32 (82.05%) Linux
4 32 (82.05%) High Availability
4 32 (82.05%) Datadog
5 30 (76.92%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (58.97%) Docker
6 23 (58.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 23 (58.97%) Jenkins
6 23 (58.97%) Test Automation
6 23 (58.97%) TeamCity
6 23 (58.97%) BDD
6 23 (58.97%) Terraform

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 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (87.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (82.05%) Datadog
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) Jenkins
1 23 (58.97%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) GitLab
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (2.56%) Electronics
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Junior
2 6 (15.38%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Server Support
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) QML
2 1 (2.56%) Qt
2 1 (2.56%) WinForms
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (84.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Arduino
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) DataPower
4 1 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.69%) AIX
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Configuration Management
1 33 (84.62%) DevOps
1 33 (84.62%) Open Source
2 32 (82.05%) High Availability
3 23 (58.97%) BDD
3 23 (58.97%) Test Automation
4 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (48.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (25.64%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (15.38%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.69%) Coaching
9 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.56%) Migration
10 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C++
2 34 (87.18%) Java
2 34 (87.18%) Python
3 33 (84.62%) Bash Shell
3 33 (84.62%) Perl
3 33 (84.62%) PowerShell
3 33 (84.62%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (87.18%) Puppet
2 33 (84.62%) Ansible
2 33 (84.62%) Nagios
3 23 (58.97%) Kubernetes
3 23 (58.97%) Packer
3 23 (58.97%) Terraform
4 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) New Relic
1 33 (84.62%) Splunk
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.56%) Atmel
4 1 (2.56%) BMC
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware