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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 27 22 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing C 30 20 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.86% 6.76% 32.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.77% 23.26% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 57
Average daily rate
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£350 £505 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £505 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £33.00 £22.63 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.85% -38.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.13 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £30.25 £38.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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
235 86 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.90% 29.05% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 43 103
Average daily rate £438 £295 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.30% -23.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 29
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £30.50 £48.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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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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 -14 3 £331 - 5
Gloucester -3 1 £375 -25.74% 3
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 50 (75.76%) Security Cleared
2 45 (68.18%) DV Cleared
3 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (33.33%) C++
5 19 (28.79%) Java
5 19 (28.79%) Software Engineering
6 16 (24.24%) Linux
7 14 (21.21%) Scrum
8 13 (19.70%) Oracle
9 12 (18.18%) Windows
10 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (12.12%) SoapUI
11 8 (12.12%) Embedded C
11 8 (12.12%) JBoss
11 8 (12.12%) Web Services
11 8 (12.12%) XML
12 7 (10.61%) EJB
12 7 (10.61%) JUnit
12 7 (10.61%) SQL
12 7 (10.61%) J2EE
12 7 (10.61%) Python
12 7 (10.61%) JAXB
12 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
12 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
12 7 (10.61%) Workflow
12 7 (10.61%) Finance
12 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
12 7 (10.61%) JPA
12 7 (10.61%) EJB 3.0

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (12.12%) JBoss
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 5 (7.58%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.55%) 3G
3 3 (4.55%) LTE
3 3 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.55%) UMTS
3 3 (4.55%) GSM
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) SSL
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) AMQP
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.52%) HTTP
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) LDAP
5 1 (1.52%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
1 2 (3.03%) OrientDB
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) SoapUI
2 7 (10.61%) JUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (6.06%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Maven
6 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.03%) Metasploit
6 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 2 (3.03%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.52%) Valgrind
7 1 (1.52%) Hudson
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.52%) Xcode
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Avionics
3 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (3.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Military
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.61%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (4.55%) Project Officer
7 3 (4.55%) C Programmer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Web Services
1 8 (12.12%) XML
2 7 (10.61%) J2EE
2 7 (10.61%) EJB
2 7 (10.61%) JAXB
2 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
2 7 (10.61%) JSF
2 7 (10.61%) JPA
2 7 (10.61%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (10.61%) JAX-RS
2 7 (10.61%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.03%) Middleware
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) STL
5 1 (1.52%) LAMP
5 1 (1.52%) Java EE
5 1 (1.52%) Django
5 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.03%) PKI
2 2 (3.03%) SCADA
2 2 (3.03%) Wiki
3 1 (1.52%) RMADS
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) VHDL
3 1 (1.52%) CESG
3 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Software Engineering
3 14 (21.21%) Scrum
4 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 8 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (10.61%) Workflow
6 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) Information Assurance
8 5 (7.58%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.06%) Change Control
9 4 (6.06%) Use Case
9 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.06%) Project Management
9 4 (6.06%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) C++
2 19 (28.79%) Java
3 8 (12.12%) Embedded C
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
4 7 (10.61%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.06%) Ruby
6 4 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) COBOL
8 1 (1.52%) C#
8 1 (1.52%) Lua
8 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 50 (75.76%) Security Cleared
2 45 (68.18%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) CISSP
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.03%) HND
5 2 (3.03%) ISEB
5 2 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) APMP
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) vSphere
3 2 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) VMware
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Serena
3 2 (3.03%) Wind River
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Sun
4 1 (1.52%) Software AG
4 1 (1.52%) NetApp
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) Micro Focus
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