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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 65 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing C 10 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 0.43% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 1.28% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £39.50 £22.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.62% -37.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £14.95 £19.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £30.55 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
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
376 235 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.74% 33.62% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 177 167
Average daily rate £400 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 15
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 10 (40.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) Electronics
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (12.00%) Android
6 3 (12.00%) iPhone
6 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (12.00%) User Experience
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (12.00%) Subversion
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) TDD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (4.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
1 2 (8.00%) DVB
1 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (8.00%) GSM
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DLNA
2 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) SDH
2 1 (4.00%) UMTS
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) ATM
2 1 (4.00%) GPRS
2 1 (4.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.00%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) PVCS
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.00%) Xcode
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Military
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SCADA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Swing
4 1 (4.00%) J2SE
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) JDBC
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) Velocity
4 1 (4.00%) GWT
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) iPhone
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) SCADA
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) DTV
2 2 (8.00%) MPEG
2 2 (8.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) iDTV
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Economics
3 1 (4.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (12.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (8.00%) Finite Element Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) DRM
4 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VC++
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Netcool
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Sencha
2 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.00%) CODA
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Teradata
2 1 (4.00%) Google
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