The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 17 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing C 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.65% 2.10% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.29% 4.11% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +49.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
68 73 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 54.84% 51.05% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 55 13
Median daily rate £380 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for C.

1 13 (81.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) VHDL
5 5 (31.25%) OpenCL
6 4 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (25.00%) CEH
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Sun Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (18.75%) DO-178B
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
9 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
9 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (6.25%) Firmware
9 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
9 1 (6.25%) Simulink

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Assembler Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) OpenCL
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) VHDL
2 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Change Control
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) OOP
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
2 1 (6.25%) Security Auditing
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Ada
4 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) CEH
2 4 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCAD
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Serena
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Excellent Rate
Posted: 6 days ago