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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / North East
Rank 77 54 45
Rank change year-on-year -23 -9  
Contract jobs citing C 3 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.42% 2.30% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 6.47% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 6
Median daily rate £450 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -56.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 304 309 246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.70% 35.60% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 196 156
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.68% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 -29 2 £450 +36.36% 5
Durham - 1 - - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 14 (42.42%) Java
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) VB
4 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Unix
7 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
7 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) Perl
7 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.12%) C#
8 4 (12.12%) C++
8 4 (12.12%) MS Project
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.12%) Python
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) Data Management
8 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing

C
Top Related 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.09%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.03%) AquaLogic
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Project
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) IaaS
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) BODI
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) GCC
1 2 (6.06%) GDB
1 2 (6.06%) ProC
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
2 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Applications Support
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Technologist
3 3 (9.09%) VB Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.06%) Development Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Technologist
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) MVS
6 2 (6.06%) VME
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) OS/390
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
2 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.12%) Data Management
2 4 (12.12%) DevOps
2 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
2 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) VB
3 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) CA
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) Axway
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.03%) VMware