The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 57 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing C 15 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 1.70% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 5.12% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate
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£394 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £44.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -9.45%
C
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
371 215 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.26% 33.18% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 159 195
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 23
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £19.20 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

C
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Bristol region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Bristol region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 9 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) VB
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (11.11%) iPhone
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Replication

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (3.70%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) GSM
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) SDH
3 1 (3.70%) UMTS
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) DVB
3 1 (3.70%) RNC
3 1 (3.70%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.70%) ATM
3 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.70%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.70%) PVCS
2 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SCADA Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) DOM
3 1 (3.70%) Swing
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) JDBC
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
1 3 (11.11%) iPhone
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) SCADA
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Verilog
3 1 (3.70%) IPTV
3 1 (3.70%) MPEG
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.41%) Finite Element Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Embedded C
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 3 (11.11%) VB
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) VC++
6 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.70%) Pascal
7 1 (3.70%) Prolog
7 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.70%) Fortran
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) CA
2 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) CODA
2 1 (3.70%) NEC
2 1 (3.70%) Teradata
2 1 (3.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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