The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 58 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing C 11 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 1.32% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 4.58% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £313 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -21.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.20 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £32.80 £50.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
329 153 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 28.76% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 103 141
Average daily rate £375 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £26.20 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
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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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (39.29%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) NEC
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) Finance
5 4 (14.29%) MPEG
5 4 (14.29%) DTV
5 4 (14.29%) IPTV
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Replication
6 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) VB
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) Windows
7 2 (7.14%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) Embedded C

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (3.57%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) 2G
2 1 (3.57%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.57%) LTE
2 1 (3.57%) 4G
2 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.57%) GPRS
2 1 (3.57%) GSM
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
2 1 (3.57%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
3 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) JDBC
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) DOM
2 1 (3.57%) Swing
2 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
2 1 (3.57%) WinForms
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) WPF
2 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) IPTV
1 4 (14.29%) MPEG
1 4 (14.29%) DTV
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Verilog
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.57%) Memory Management
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
4 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C++
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VB
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) Pascal
6 1 (3.57%) Prolog
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) APMP
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) DICOM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) NEC
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Nokia
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) CODA
3 1 (3.57%) Huawei
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