The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheltenham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 9 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing C 14 4 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.07% 5.56% 45.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.56% 13.79% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 88
Average daily rate £275 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 29 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.14% 40.28% 71.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 122
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
Gloucestershire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
1 6 (37.50%) DO-178B
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) XSLT
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) HTTP
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Military
4 2 (12.50%) PTC
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) PBX
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) MSI
3 1 (6.25%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Military
2 2 (12.50%) Avionics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) XSLT
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) COM
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) OCP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) PTC
3 2 (12.50%) MKS
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) StorageTek
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Nortel
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Wind River
4 1 (6.25%) Acronis
4 1 (6.25%) Serena
4 1 (6.25%) AppSense
4 1 (6.25%) 3Com
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago