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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 16 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing C 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.22% 4.70% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.22% 8.64% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +6.06%
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
46 81 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.42% 54.36% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 59 10
Average daily rate £438 £458 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +40.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £368 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Aerospace
1 7 (70.00%) DO-178B
2 5 (50.00%) Serena
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) MCAD
6 1 (10.00%) MCSD
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCAD
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSD
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Serena
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Wind River
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