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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 29 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing C 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.94% 6.67% 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 19.05% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£331 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 - £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
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
82 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.90% 35.00% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 19
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.98% -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Avionics
2 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (25.00%) Wind River
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Serena
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) LTE

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) UMTS
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (50.00%) Avionics
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Wind River
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Serena
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp