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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 63 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing C 8 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.95% 1.51% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 5.11% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£356 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £275 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 15
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
338 176 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.05% 29.53% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 120 180
Average daily rate £375 £310 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
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 21 August 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 12 (41.38%) C++
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) NEC
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded C
4 4 (13.79%) Finance
5 3 (10.34%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) VB
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.34%) MPEG
5 3 (10.34%) DTV
5 3 (10.34%) Wireless
5 3 (10.34%) Electronics
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Replication
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.34%) IPTV
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.90%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) Windows

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (3.45%) Sentinel
1 1 (3.45%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.45%) LTE
2 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.45%) GPRS
2 1 (3.45%) GSM
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.45%) Xcode
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Advisor
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (3.45%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Project Assistant
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.45%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) DOM
3 1 (3.45%) Swing
3 1 (3.45%) Cocoa
3 1 (3.45%) WinForms
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) JDBC
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
1 3 (10.34%) MPEG
1 3 (10.34%) DTV
1 3 (10.34%) IPTV
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.45%) Verilog
3 1 (3.45%) CESG
3 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.45%) Memory Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C++
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.45%) Pascal
6 1 (3.45%) Prolog
6 1 (3.45%) VC++
6 1 (3.45%) Fortran
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) APMP
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) DICOM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) NEC
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) CODA
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