The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 8 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing C 69 61 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.10% 13.47% 6.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.67% 23.28% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 5
Median daily rate £525 £473 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +71.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
C
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
225 262 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.23% 57.84% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 163 92
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 19
Median hourly rate £44.10 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

C
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +11 8 £650 +57.57% 10
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for C.

1 123 (87.23%) Security Cleared
2 116 (82.27%) DV Cleared
3 43 (30.50%) Java
4 29 (20.57%) Oracle
4 29 (20.57%) Project Management
5 25 (17.73%) C++
5 25 (17.73%) PRINCE2
5 25 (17.73%) Information Assurance
6 24 (17.02%) Linux
6 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
7 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
7 22 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (14.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (13.48%) Change Control
9 19 (13.48%) Finance
10 18 (12.77%) Risk Management
10 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
10 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
11 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
12 16 (11.35%) JBoss
12 16 (11.35%) Document Management
12 16 (11.35%) Requirements Management
12 16 (11.35%) Oracle Database
13 15 (10.64%) Eclipse
13 15 (10.64%) Perl
14 14 (9.93%) EJB
14 14 (9.93%) Relational Database
15 13 (9.22%) Unix
15 13 (9.22%) Windows
15 13 (9.22%) Bash Shell

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.35%) JBoss
2 9 (6.38%) GlassFish
2 9 (6.38%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.96%) Apache
4 7 (4.96%) IIS
5 6 (4.26%) Confluence
6 3 (2.13%) Node.js
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.71%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.51%) MS Office
3 5 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) Firewall
2 7 (4.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.42%) ASN.1
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.42%) Network Security
3 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.71%) IPv4
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.35%) Oracle Database
2 14 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.51%) Hadoop
3 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.26%) Big Data
4 6 (4.26%) MySQL
4 6 (4.26%) Neo4j
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.55%) OrientDB
6 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Eclipse
2 12 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.38%) Eclipse RCP
3 9 (6.38%) Protractor
4 8 (5.67%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.67%) JIRA
5 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.96%) JUnit
6 6 (4.26%) IntelliJ
6 6 (4.26%) Maven
7 5 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.55%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.13%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.13%) Selenium
8 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.42%) GCC
9 2 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 19 (13.48%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.84%) Electronics
4 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) Developer
2 28 (19.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.22%) Software Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 10 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Programme Planner
6 9 (6.38%) C++ Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 8 (5.67%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.96%) Delivery Project Manager
8 7 (4.96%) Information Assurance Practitioner
8 7 (4.96%) Project Controller
8 7 (4.96%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Linux Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Project Officer
10 5 (3.55%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) EJB
2 11 (7.80%) AngularJS
2 11 (7.80%) J2EE
3 9 (6.38%) Swing
3 9 (6.38%) SWT
4 7 (4.96%) HTML
5 6 (4.26%) Java EE
5 6 (4.26%) RESTEasy
5 6 (4.26%) Spring
5 6 (4.26%) Web Services
5 6 (4.26%) YAML
6 5 (3.55%) HTML5
6 5 (3.55%) JSF
6 5 (3.55%) OpenCL
7 4 (2.84%) jQuery
7 4 (2.84%) RESTful
8 3 (2.13%) CSS
9 2 (1.42%) .NET
9 2 (1.42%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.67%) Algorithms
2 8 (5.67%) VHDL
3 5 (3.55%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (3.55%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (3.55%) Wiki
4 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) Physics
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) PMI
6 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.02%) Linux
2 13 (9.22%) Unix
2 13 (9.22%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.57%) Project Management
2 25 (17.73%) Information Assurance
2 25 (17.73%) PRINCE2
3 22 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (13.48%) Change Control
6 18 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.35%) Document Management
7 16 (11.35%) Requirements Management
8 12 (8.51%) Scrum
9 10 (7.09%) Coaching
10 9 (6.38%) TDD
11 8 (5.67%) DevOps
11 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.96%) Information Security
12 7 (4.96%) Integration Testing
12 7 (4.96%) Open Source
12 7 (4.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.50%) Java
2 25 (17.73%) C++
3 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.64%) Perl
5 13 (9.22%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.67%) Ruby
6 8 (5.67%) SQL
7 7 (4.96%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.96%) Python
8 6 (4.26%) Scala
9 5 (3.55%) C#
10 4 (2.84%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.42%) VC++
12 1 (0.71%) Ada
12 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.71%) PHP
12 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (87.23%) Security Cleared
2 116 (82.27%) DV Cleared
3 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.96%) CISSP
4 7 (4.96%) CLAS
4 7 (4.96%) IISP
5 5 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.84%) Degree
7 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.71%) APMP
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) HNC
8 1 (0.71%) HND
8 1 (0.71%) MAPM
8 1 (0.71%) MCAD
8 1 (0.71%) MCITP
8 1 (0.71%) MCSD
8 1 (0.71%) MCTS
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 8 (5.67%) DO-178B
3 7 (4.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.96%) JSP 440
3 7 (4.96%) RMADS
4 1 (0.71%) COSHH
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.13%) Firmware
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (20.57%) Oracle
2 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.38%) Sybase
4 6 (4.26%) Serena
5 3 (2.13%) VMware
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) EMC
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) IBM
7 1 (0.71%) NetApp
7 1 (0.71%) OpenText
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) Wind River
7 1 (0.71%) Zend