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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 61 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing C 8 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.92% 2.43% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 5.38% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £24.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.36% +10.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
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
303 372 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.79% 45.26% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 301 89
Average daily rate £375 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Average hourly rate £38.70 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.86 £24.35 £22.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £40.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Military
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) MPEG
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) DRM
3 2 (14.29%) DTV
3 2 (14.29%) DVB
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DVB
1 2 (14.29%) DLNA
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (21.43%) Military
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.14%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) JNI
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 2 (14.29%) MPEG
2 2 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (7.14%) STB
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (14.29%) DRM
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) QNX
1 1 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
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