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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 23 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing C 7 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.86% 1.75% 14.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.75% 7.69% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£413 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
C
Gloucestershire

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
80 13 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.56% 22.81% 55.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 7 19
Average daily rate £478 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.27% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) DO-178B
2 8 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) Avionics
5 5 (41.67%) Serena
6 4 (33.33%) Wind River
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (16.67%) Change Control
8 2 (16.67%) UNIX
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (8.33%) Modbus
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (8.33%) Line Management
9 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (8.33%) APMP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
1 1 (8.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 6 (50.00%) Avionics
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 8 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (8.33%) COBOL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Serena
2 4 (33.33%) Wind River
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Micro Focus
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
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