The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 52 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing C 18 15 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.92% 2.35% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 6.94% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 20
Average daily rate £335 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.72 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.47% -48.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 216 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.05% 33.80% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 120 178
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.42 £22.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 9 (37.50%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) NEC
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) MPEG
4 4 (16.67%) DTV
4 4 (16.67%) IPTV
5 3 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) Electronics
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Finance
6 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Fortran
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Android Development
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Huawei
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) JSON

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Simulink
1 1 (4.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) 4G
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) 3G
1 1 (4.17%) DVB
1 1 (4.17%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Advisor
4 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.17%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) DOM
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) Swing
2 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
2 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) MPEG
1 4 (16.67%) DTV
1 4 (16.67%) IPTV
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (8.33%) UML
1 2 (8.33%) OO
1 2 (8.33%) Project Management
1 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (4.17%) Android Development
2 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
2 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
2 1 (4.17%) Memory Management
2 1 (4.17%) Change Control
2 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
2 1 (4.17%) SysML
2 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Fortran
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.17%) Pascal
4 1 (4.17%) Prolog
4 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Ada
4 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) DICOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) NEC
2 1 (4.17%) Huawei
2 1 (4.17%) Nokia
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