The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 19 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.98% - 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
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 Gloucester region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 72 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 27.45% 51.43% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 60 17
Average daily rate £400 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £125.00 £10.50 £30.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1090.47% -65.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

C
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing C 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 C.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing C 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 C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (33.33%) FPGA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware