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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 52 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing C 19 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.19% 1.39% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 3.32% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £244 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.10% -30.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +188.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.11%
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
344 331 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.72% 41.85% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 267 90
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 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 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 7 (30.43%) Objective-C
2 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
2 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
3 5 (21.74%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) Apple Swift
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (8.70%) Military
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) VBA

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) GDB
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (8.70%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) iOS Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Android Development
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Kanban
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) BDD
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Objective-C
2 4 (17.39%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Apple Swift
4 2 (8.70%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) Ada
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) JTAG
1 1 (4.35%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) QNX
1 1 (4.35%) Serena
1 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago