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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 12 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing C 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.43% 3.09% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.08% 7.32% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
71 41 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 66.98% 42.27% 58.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 58
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +3.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 15 (78.95%) C++
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) Aerospace
4 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
6 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
6 5 (26.32%) DO-178B
7 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (21.05%) CEH
7 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Sun Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Assembly Language
8 3 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (10.53%) OO
9 2 (10.53%) Firmware
9 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
9 2 (10.53%) Simulink
10 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
10 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (5.26%) Xilinx
10 1 (5.26%) Degree
10 1 (5.26%) Wireshark

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (42.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Assembler Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.26%) Verilog
2 1 (5.26%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) FPGA Design
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
3 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) Assembly Language
6 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.26%) Ada
7 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CEH
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Altera
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Motorola
1 1 (5.26%) Xilinx