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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 57 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing C 20 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.23% 1.39% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 3.31% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £200 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £24.63 £37.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £19.70 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £44.30 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
373 332 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.68% 42.08% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 257 104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £16.60 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.20 £44.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 2015.

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
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 29 July 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Objective-C
2 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
2 9 (34.62%) iOS Development
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) OOD
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Apple Swift
6 3 (11.54%) User Experience
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Android Development
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) iPad
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (11.54%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) iPhone
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Internet

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.85%) GDB
2 1 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) iOS Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior iOS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Communications Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) C Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) iPhone
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) iOS Development
3 4 (15.38%) OOD
3 4 (15.38%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) OOP
4 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Android Development
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Kanban
4 3 (11.54%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Objective-C
2 5 (19.23%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) Apple Swift
4 2 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (3.85%) Ada
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) JTAG
1 1 (3.85%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Dell
2 1 (3.85%) QNX
2 1 (3.85%) Serena
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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