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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 22 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing C 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.70% 12.00% 12.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 20.69% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£188 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 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 £32.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
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
51 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.95% 58.00% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 13
Average daily rate £450 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £390 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 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 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) DO-178B
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
3 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (44.44%) Avionics
4 3 (33.33%) Wind River
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Serena
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) 3G
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (11.11%) Clustering
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) COBOL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) UMTS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
1 4 (44.44%) Avionics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) DO-178B
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Wind River
2 2 (22.22%) Serena
3 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sun