The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 21 19 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing C 35 18 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.03% 6.04% 40.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.52% 21.95% 63.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 90
Average daily rate
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£345 £505 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.68% +12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £505 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 17
Average hourly rate £40.50 £15.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.57% -58.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 £13.68 £17.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.58 £41.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
241 82 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.39% 27.52% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 45 134
Average daily rate £450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 36
Average hourly rate £41.00 £15.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.85% -59.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £13.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Cheltenham -11 7 £413 - 11
Cirencester - 2 £350 -
Gloucester - - - - 7
Tewkesbury - - - - 3
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 54 (73.97%) Security Cleared
2 46 (63.01%) DV Cleared
3 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.25%) Software Engineering
4 23 (31.51%) C++
5 20 (27.40%) Java
5 20 (27.40%) Linux
6 16 (21.92%) Oracle
6 16 (21.92%) Embedded C
7 15 (20.55%) Scrum
8 12 (16.44%) Windows
9 11 (15.07%) XML
10 10 (13.70%) JSF
10 10 (13.70%) Software Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
10 10 (13.70%) SQL
10 10 (13.70%) J2EE
10 10 (13.70%) JUnit
10 10 (13.70%) Web Services
10 10 (13.70%) JBoss
10 10 (13.70%) Python
11 9 (12.33%) JAXB
11 9 (12.33%) EJB
11 9 (12.33%) Workflow
11 9 (12.33%) Aerospace
11 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
11 9 (12.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (12.33%) DO-178B
11 9 (12.33%) Rational DOORS
11 9 (12.33%) JPA

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (13.70%) JBoss
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (1.37%) Node.js
3 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.74%) ASN.1
4 2 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.74%) AMQP
4 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 2 (2.74%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) Modbus
5 1 (1.37%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.74%) Neo4j
1 2 (2.74%) OrientDB
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) DB2
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) JUnit
2 9 (12.33%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (12.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.74%) Ant
3 2 (2.74%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.74%) Metasploit
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) Maven
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.37%) Xcode
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.37%) Mockito
4 1 (1.37%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.37%) Hudson
General
1 9 (12.33%) Aerospace
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Avionics
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Automotive
4 2 (2.74%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Military
5 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) C++ Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.33%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Project Officer
5 4 (5.48%) C Programmer
5 4 (5.48%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Programmer
6 2 (2.74%) Administrator
6 2 (2.74%) Consultant
6 2 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Architect
6 2 (2.74%) Analyst
6 2 (2.74%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) XML
2 10 (13.70%) J2EE
2 10 (13.70%) Web Services
2 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
2 10 (13.70%) JSF
3 9 (12.33%) JAXB
3 9 (12.33%) EJB
3 9 (12.33%) JPA
3 9 (12.33%) EJB 3.0
3 9 (12.33%) JAX-RS
3 9 (12.33%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (4.11%) HTML5
4 3 (4.11%) REST
4 3 (4.11%) CSS
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) Middleware
5 2 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.74%) Java EE
5 2 (2.74%) CSS3
5 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.74%) User Experience
2 2 (2.74%) PKI
3 1 (1.37%) Wiki
3 1 (1.37%) RMADS
3 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) VHDL
3 1 (1.37%) CESG
3 1 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) UNIX
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.74%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (34.25%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.55%) Scrum
3 10 (13.70%) Software Testing
4 9 (12.33%) Workflow
4 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) Integration Testing
5 7 (9.59%) OO
5 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.22%) Change Control
6 6 (8.22%) Requirements Management
6 6 (8.22%) Information Assurance
7 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.48%) Document Management
8 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) C++
2 20 (27.40%) Java
3 16 (21.92%) Embedded C
4 10 (13.70%) SQL
4 10 (13.70%) Python
5 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.48%) Perl
7 3 (4.11%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) C#
9 1 (1.37%) Lua
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 54 (73.97%) Security Cleared
2 46 (63.01%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CISSP
5 2 (2.74%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) APMP
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.37%) HND
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) DO-178B
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Firmware
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Nagios
2 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Serena
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Wind River
3 4 (5.48%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Sun
5 1 (1.37%) Software AG
5 1 (1.37%) NetApp
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.37%) Micro Focus
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