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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 23 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing C 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.49% 6.96% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 16.67% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
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
98 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 62.82% 41.74% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 20 18
Average daily rate £438 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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 3 June 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 11 (78.57%) Embedded C
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Aerospace
2 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 10 (71.43%) DO-178B
2 10 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (57.14%) Serena
4 6 (42.86%) Change Control
5 5 (35.71%) Automotive
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Avionics
6 3 (21.43%) Wind River
7 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (14.29%) HDFS
7 2 (14.29%) Impala
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
7 2 (14.29%) GraphX
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Java EE
8 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
8 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
1 1 (7.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (14.29%) Impala
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (71.43%) Aerospace
2 5 (35.71%) Automotive
3 3 (21.43%) Avionics
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) GraphX
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Change Control
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (14.29%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Serena
2 3 (21.43%) Wind River
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO