Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 84 58
Rank change year-on-year -12 -26 +33
Contract jobs citing C 10 15 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.75% 1.23% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 3.84% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 90
North East median daily rate £375 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% +35.38% +3.17%
10th Percentile £232 £378 £220
90th Percentile £445 £715 £525
England median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +31.94% +166.67%
10th Percentile £43.43 £43.75 £25.06
90th Percentile £47.63 £51.25 £37.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.91%

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 501 391 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.70% 32.02% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 267 705
North East median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -9.68%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £260
90th Percentile £550 £546 £506
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 24
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.46% +67.06%
10th Percentile £25.68 £24.60 £20.08
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.00 £54.80
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -2 7 £400 -9.09% 17
Durham -16 1 £225 -35.71% 3
C
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Nagios
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) New Relic
4 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (20.00%) Ansible

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Datadog
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (10.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (10.00%) GitLab
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Junior DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Packer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (10.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) New Relic
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware