The table below looks at the statistics for GCC skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCC over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 163 198 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Contract jobs citing GCC 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.037% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -
GCC
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
573 651 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.94% 11.95% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 515 634
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

GCC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing GCC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

GCC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GCC
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCC across the City of London region.

GCC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GCC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GCC 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 City of London region with a requirement for GCC.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) iptables

GCC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) iptables