The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 51 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing C 17 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.02% 2.04% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.82% 5.29% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 2
Median daily rate £445 £400 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +64.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £209 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £545 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.40 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.48 £18.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.08 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
292 359 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.76% 38.56% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 299 296
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.20 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for C.

1 19 (52.78%) C++
2 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (13.89%) UML
5 5 (13.89%) Java
5 5 (13.89%) Ada
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Swing
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (8.33%) XSL
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) SysML
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) Teamcenter
6 3 (8.33%) Subversion
6 3 (8.33%) Itk
6 3 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (8.33%) MISRA C
6 3 (8.33%) MISRA
6 3 (8.33%) Ada 95
7 2 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (5.56%) Tableau
7 2 (5.56%) IISP
7 2 (5.56%) Broadcom
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) CESG

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.78%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.78%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.78%) GGSN
1 1 (2.78%) GPRS
1 1 (2.78%) GSM
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) OpenFlow
1 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.78%) SGSN
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
1 1 (2.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) GDB
2 2 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Software Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Software Verification Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
1 3 (8.33%) Itk
1 3 (8.33%) Swing
1 3 (8.33%) XML
1 3 (8.33%) XSL
2 2 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (2.78%) OpenDaylight
3 1 (2.78%) PlayReady
3 1 (2.78%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) CESG
1 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.78%) IPTV
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) STB
2 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.78%) Telematics
2 1 (2.78%) Video Editing
2 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) VxWorks
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.89%) UML
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) SysML
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) CAD
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security
4 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) OO
4 2 (5.56%) PLM
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
4 2 (5.56%) SOA
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C++
2 5 (13.89%) Ada
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) Ada 95
3 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) IISP
4 1 (2.78%) APMP
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.78%) CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) MISRA
1 3 (8.33%) MISRA C
2 2 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) Def Stans
3 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Broadcom
2 2 (5.56%) Serena
2 2 (5.56%) Siemens
2 2 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Huawei
3 1 (2.78%) Netezza
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com