The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 13 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing C 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.42% 4.23% 10.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.02% 6.52% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £650 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
47 92 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.47% 64.79% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 66 26
Median daily rate £325 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for C.

1 8 (50.00%) C++
1 8 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 8 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 6 (37.50%) Serena
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) OpenCL
3 5 (31.25%) VHDL
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Automotive
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) MCAD
7 1 (6.25%) MCSD
7 1 (6.25%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) Apache
7 1 (6.25%) Python

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C++ Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Assembler Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) OpenCL
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) VHDL
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
3 1 (6.25%) Security Auditing
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Ada
5 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCAD
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Serena
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Wind River