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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 585 556 523
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -33
Contract jobs citing GCC 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.006% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.060% 0.055% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£375 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £393 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £433 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
6641 5443 5392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.17% 11.52% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4666 3566 3365
Average daily rate £405 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.64%
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 £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 125 230
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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
South East -21 1 £413 +6.45% 1
East of England - - - -
London - - - - 2
GCC
UK

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (57.14%) Solaris
1 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
3 5 (35.71%) IVR
3 5 (35.71%) SSH
3 5 (35.71%) Korn
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) OpenSSH
3 5 (35.71%) GDB
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) VXML
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) HTTPS

GCC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (35.71%) SSH
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (14.29%) IPv4
5 2 (14.29%) IPv6
5 2 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (7.14%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) GDB
2 1 (7.14%) Toad
2 1 (7.14%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C++ Developer
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Auditor
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Auditor
5 1 (7.14%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) VXML
2 3 (21.43%) STL
2 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (21.43%) WebSockets
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) IVR
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (7.14%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Business Development
2 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Use Case
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) Korn
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CISA
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) OpenSSH
2 1 (7.14%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat