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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 23 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing C 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.47% 4.55% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 11.90% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +31.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
59 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.38% 38.18% 56.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 24
Average daily rate £375 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (77.78%) Embedded C
1 7 (77.78%) Aerospace
1 7 (77.78%) DO-178B
1 7 (77.78%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Change Control
2 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Automotive
3 5 (55.56%) Serena
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (22.22%) HDFS
4 2 (22.22%) Impala
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
4 2 (22.22%) GraphX
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Avionics
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (22.22%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (22.22%) Impala
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (77.78%) Aerospace
2 5 (55.56%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) GraphX
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (22.22%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Serena
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