The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 21 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing C 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.24% 5.26% 9.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 9.09% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -9.45%
C
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.46% 57.89% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 13
Average daily rate £431 £294 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.80% -23.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Cheltenham region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cheltenham region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

C
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Embedded C
2 8 (72.73%) DO-178B
3 7 (63.64%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
5 4 (36.36%) Avionics
5 4 (36.36%) Wind River
6 3 (27.27%) Serena
7 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
7 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (9.09%) LTE
8 1 (9.09%) Change Control
8 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) 3G
8 1 (9.09%) C++
8 1 (9.09%) GSM
8 1 (9.09%) UMTS
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LTE
2 1 (9.09%) 3G
2 1 (9.09%) GSM
2 1 (9.09%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
2 4 (36.36%) Avionics
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Embedded C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Wind River
2 3 (27.27%) Serena