Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6 0
Contract jobs citing C 37 6 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.06% 0.68% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.89% 2.03% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 77
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +45.16% -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £385 £220
90th Percentile £427 £955 £525
North East median daily rate £364 £425 £315
% change year-on-year -14.41% +34.92% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £46.42 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.93% +30.32%
North East median hourly rate - £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +31.94% +150.43%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 374 296 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 41.05% 33.60% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 193 679
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -14.87%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.62% -8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +37.80% -11.74%
10th Percentile £27.75 £18.80 £27.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.00 £36.91
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +75.96%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for C in Tyne and Wear

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Tyne and Wear

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Tyne and Wear

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Tyne and Wear

C
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +23 37 £365 -18.89% 13
C
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C.

1 35 (94.59%) C++
2 34 (91.89%) Java
2 34 (91.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (91.89%) Puppet
3 33 (89.19%) Splunk
3 33 (89.19%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (89.19%) Open Source
3 33 (89.19%) Bash Shell
3 33 (89.19%) PowerShell
3 33 (89.19%) New Relic
3 33 (89.19%) Ansible
3 33 (89.19%) DevOps
3 33 (89.19%) Perl
3 33 (89.19%) Python
3 33 (89.19%) Nagios
3 33 (89.19%) Configuration Management
3 33 (89.19%) Ruby
4 32 (86.49%) Linux
4 32 (86.49%) Windows
4 32 (86.49%) High Availability
4 32 (86.49%) Datadog
4 32 (86.49%) Data Centre
5 30 (81.08%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
6 23 (62.16%) Amazon Redshift
6 23 (62.16%) Docker
6 23 (62.16%) Kubernetes
6 23 (62.16%) Test Automation
6 23 (62.16%) TeamCity
6 23 (62.16%) BDD

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (89.19%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (86.49%) Datadog
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
1 23 (62.16%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) GitLab
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (2.70%) Electronics
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Junior
2 6 (16.22%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (16.22%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Server Support
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) QML
2 1 (2.70%) Qt
2 1 (2.70%) WinForms
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (86.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Arduino
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) DataPower
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Linux
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Configuration Management
1 33 (89.19%) DevOps
1 33 (89.19%) Open Source
2 32 (86.49%) High Availability
3 23 (62.16%) BDD
3 23 (62.16%) Test Automation
4 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (51.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (27.03%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (16.22%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.70%) Security Hardening
9 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C++
2 34 (91.89%) Java
3 33 (89.19%) Bash Shell
3 33 (89.19%) Perl
3 33 (89.19%) PowerShell
3 33 (89.19%) Python
3 33 (89.19%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (91.89%) Puppet
2 33 (89.19%) Ansible
2 33 (89.19%) Nagios
3 23 (62.16%) Kubernetes
3 23 (62.16%) Packer
3 23 (62.16%) Terraform
4 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) SCCM
5 1 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) New Relic
1 33 (89.19%) Splunk
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) Atmel
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) VMware