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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 51 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing C 20 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.25% 0.68% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.78% 1.95% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate £350 £420 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £396 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £444 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +4.14%
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
295 308 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.26% 35.12% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 231 311
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 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 28 April 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

C
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 - -
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 16 (48.48%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) UML
4 5 (15.15%) Ada
5 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) CISSP
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.09%) JSP 440
5 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.09%) SysML
5 3 (9.09%) CESG
5 3 (9.09%) Subversion
5 3 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (9.09%) IISP
5 3 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (9.09%) MISRA C
5 3 (9.09%) MISRA
5 3 (9.09%) Ada 95
6 2 (6.06%) Tableau
6 2 (6.06%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) Itk

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.03%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.03%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) GGSN
1 1 (3.03%) GSM
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) OpenFlow
1 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.03%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) GDB
2 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) PVCS
General
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (3.03%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Objects Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Programme Planner
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) Itk
1 2 (6.06%) Swing
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) XSL
1 2 (6.06%) XSLT
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
2 1 (3.03%) Cocoa
2 1 (3.03%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.03%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) CESG
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) UML
3 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security
3 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.09%) SysML
3 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.06%) CAD
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) ERP
4 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) PLM
4 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.06%) SOA
4 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C++
2 5 (15.15%) Ada
3 3 (9.09%) Ada 95
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (9.09%) CISSP
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) IISP
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (9.09%) JSP 440
1 3 (9.09%) MISRA
1 3 (9.09%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Broadcom
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Serena
1 2 (6.06%) Siemens
1 2 (6.06%) Tableau
2 1 (3.03%) Huawei
2 1 (3.03%) Netezza
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.03%) SAP