Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 90 101
Rank change year-on-year +45 +11 -44
Contract jobs citing C 56 5 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.22% 0.51% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.97% 1.36% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 2 25
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +44.07% -7.81%
10th Percentile £275 £380 £270
90th Percentile £420 £470 £371
North East median daily rate £375 £425 £295
% change year-on-year -11.76% +44.07% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +75.61% -26.79%
10th Percentile £36.88 £18.90 £16.31
90th Percentile £46.63 £47.76 £34.04
North East median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £25.63
% change year-on-year -8.33% +75.61% -26.79%

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 401 369 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.41% 37.50% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 239 485
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% -1.86%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £258
90th Percentile £538 £517 £514
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.49% +3.67%
10th Percentile £30.30 £17.65 £18.75
90th Percentile £42.25 £47.76 £36.74
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.70
% change year-on-year -12.50% +30.28% +79.84%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +42 56 £375 -11.76% 9
C
North East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 45 (80.36%) PowerShell
2 44 (78.57%) Open Source
2 44 (78.57%) Windows
3 43 (76.79%) Linux
4 36 (64.29%) C++
5 34 (60.71%) Configuration Management
6 31 (55.36%) Nagios
6 31 (55.36%) Java
6 31 (55.36%) Perl
6 31 (55.36%) Python
6 31 (55.36%) Bash Shell
6 31 (55.36%) Puppet
6 31 (55.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (55.36%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (55.36%) Splunk
6 31 (55.36%) Ruby
6 31 (55.36%) Ansible
6 31 (55.36%) New Relic
6 31 (55.36%) Datadog
7 30 (53.57%) DevOps
7 30 (53.57%) Data Centre
7 30 (53.57%) High Availability
8 28 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
9 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
9 22 (39.29%) BDD
9 22 (39.29%) TeamCity
9 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
9 22 (39.29%) Terraform
9 22 (39.29%) Kubernetes
9 22 (39.29%) Packer

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 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (55.36%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (55.36%) Datadog
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (25.00%) IaaS
2 14 (25.00%) PaaS
2 14 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.79%) SMS
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
1 22 (39.29%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (1.79%) Electronics
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Junior
6 5 (8.93%) Junior DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Operational Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Operations Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) MVS Support
9 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (28.57%) ISPF
3 2 (3.57%) WinForms
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) MFC
4 1 (1.79%) QML
4 1 (1.79%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 30 (53.57%) Data Centre
2 21 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (28.57%) VSAM
4 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) User Experience
6 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.57%) SCADA
7 1 (1.79%) Arduino
7 1 (1.79%) Blog
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Life Science
7 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 43 (76.79%) Linux
3 17 (30.36%) AIX
3 17 (30.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (30.36%) Unix
4 16 (28.57%) MVS
5 14 (25.00%) HPUX
5 14 (25.00%) Solaris
5 14 (25.00%) VME
5 14 (25.00%) VMS
5 14 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) Open Source
2 34 (60.71%) Configuration Management
3 30 (53.57%) DevOps
3 30 (53.57%) High Availability
4 22 (39.29%) BDD
4 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
5 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (33.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (28.57%) ITIL
7 16 (28.57%) Service Management
8 15 (26.79%) Change Management
8 15 (26.79%) ITIL V3
9 14 (25.00%) Data Management
10 10 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (10.71%) Analytical Thinking
11 6 (10.71%) Creative Thinking
12 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
14 2 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) PowerShell
2 36 (64.29%) C++
3 31 (55.36%) Bash Shell
3 31 (55.36%) Java
3 31 (55.36%) Perl
3 31 (55.36%) Python
3 31 (55.36%) Ruby
4 16 (28.57%) JCL
5 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Docker
2 16 (28.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 16 (28.57%) RACF
3 14 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (55.36%) Ansible
1 31 (55.36%) Nagios
1 31 (55.36%) Puppet
2 22 (39.29%) Kubernetes
2 22 (39.29%) Packer
2 22 (39.29%) Terraform
3 16 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 16 (28.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) New Relic
1 31 (55.36%) Splunk
2 17 (30.36%) Red Hat
3 14 (25.00%) BMC
3 14 (25.00%) HP
3 14 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.79%) Atmel
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle