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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 598 592 554
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -38
Contract jobs citing GCC 4 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.057% 0.061% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£381 £374 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
7062 6536 5592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.47% 13.02% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4706 4281 3577
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 132 135
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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
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 5 August 2015. 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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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
East of England - 3 £338 - 5
London +6 1 £425 +13.73%
GCC
UK

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
5 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) VHDL
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (22.22%) InDesign
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Doxygen
5 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (22.22%) Eclipse

GCC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (22.22%) InDesign
1 2 (22.22%) Doxygen
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (11.11%) GDB
3 1 (11.11%) SCons
3 1 (11.11%) Robot Framework
3 1 (11.11%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Arabic Language
1 2 (22.22%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (22.22%) Qt
2 2 (22.22%) OpenCV
2 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) XMPP
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) MFC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) STL
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (22.22%) VHDL
3 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (22.22%) Robotics
3 2 (22.22%) Mechatronics
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) SysML
4 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (22.22%) ANSI C
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Cygwin
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Radware
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft