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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 24 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing C 6 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.08% 12.17% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 24.56% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 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 £36.45 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -
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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
95 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 64.63% 49.57% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 27 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 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 £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 27 April 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 10 (76.92%) Embedded C
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Aerospace
2 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) DO-178B
2 9 (69.23%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (53.85%) Serena
4 5 (38.46%) Change Control
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Automotive
6 3 (23.08%) Wind River
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Avionics
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Java EE
8 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Business Development
8 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.69%) Migration

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
1 1 (7.69%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (69.23%) Aerospace
2 4 (30.77%) Automotive
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Avionics
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Change Control
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Serena
2 3 (23.08%) Wind River
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco