The table below looks at the statistics for GCC skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCC over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 578 547 569
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Contract jobs citing GCC 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.075% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
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£374 - £229
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
GCC
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6628 5826 5876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.01% 11.97% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4308 3809 3419
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 122 202
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

GCC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GCC Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GCC Daily Rate Trend in England

GCC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCC across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

GCC Daily Rate Histogram in England

GCC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GCC across the England region.

GCC Hourly Rate Trend in England

GCC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCC within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 4 £374 - 2
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
GCC
UK

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GCC 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 GCC.

1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) WebSockets
4 2 (40.00%) GDB
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) PKI
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (20.00%) DMZ
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

GCC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GCC 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 GCC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) GDB
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat