Period
to 16 December 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 16 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 82 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 -33 +31
Contract jobs citing C 9 8 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.94% 0.87% 5.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 2.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 89
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £358 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +35.38% +4.84%
10th Percentile £261 £403 £220
90th Percentile £444 £775 £525
North East median daily rate £340 £440 £325
% change year-on-year -22.73% +35.38% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 - £36.00
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +31.94% +166.67%

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 384 313 899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.00% 34.02% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 218 652
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £286 £271 £260
90th Percentile £560 £554 £510
North East median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year +4.23% +9.64% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 22
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £34.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +5.60% +32.03%
10th Percentile £37.25 £17.70 £26.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.66 £55.10
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.58
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.46% +67.06%

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 16 December 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 16 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 8 £358 -18.75% 14
Gateshead - 1 - - 1
C
North East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) New Relic
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) Splunk
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Nagios
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Datadog
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (22.22%) 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Datadog
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (11.11%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) Nagios
3 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 2 (22.22%) Packer
3 2 (22.22%) Terraform
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) New Relic
1 4 (44.44%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware