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 3 months to 28 June 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 108 47
Rank change year-on-year +66 -61  
Contract jobs citing C 4 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.04% 0.91% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 2.59% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
Median daily rate £725 £287 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +153.05% -10.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £272 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,010 £320 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.93% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £36.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.28% +4.66%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 118 501 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.81% 35.16% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 829 333
Median daily rate £390 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £488 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 52 9
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.88 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.06% -9.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +69 4 £725 +153.05% 8
C
North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) Teamcenter
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Android

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Teamcenter
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Android Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Director
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft