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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 17 23 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing C 49 20 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.08% 6.27% 41.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.77% 19.05% 63.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 96
Average daily rate
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£473 £465 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £20.20 £25.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +11.11%
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
261 105 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.70% 32.92% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 52 144
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 33
Average hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £14.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 9 £413 +17.85% 6
Gloucester -5 1 - - 5
Tewkesbury - 1 - - 5
Cirencester - 1 £350 - 4
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (79.01%) Security Cleared
2 55 (67.90%) DV Cleared
3 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
4 21 (25.93%) C++
4 21 (25.93%) Linux
5 20 (24.69%) Java
6 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
8 15 (18.52%) Oracle
8 15 (18.52%) Windows
9 13 (16.05%) Embedded C
10 11 (13.58%) Scrum
11 10 (12.35%) XML
11 10 (12.35%) SQL
11 10 (12.35%) J2EE
11 10 (12.35%) Python
12 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 8 (9.88%) JUnit
13 8 (9.88%) JBoss
13 8 (9.88%) Hibernate
13 8 (9.88%) Finance
13 8 (9.88%) JSF
14 7 (8.64%) Software Testing
14 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
14 7 (8.64%) Project Management
14 7 (8.64%) Web Services
14 7 (8.64%) EJB
14 7 (8.64%) Change Control
15 6 (7.41%) SoapUI

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (9.88%) JBoss
2 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.47%) Apache Qpid
2 2 (2.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.23%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.70%) ASN.1
3 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.47%) DHCP
4 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.23%) LAN
4 1 (1.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) SSL
4 1 (1.23%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.23%) Network Security
4 1 (1.23%) AMQP
4 1 (1.23%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.47%) Neo4j
2 2 (2.47%) OrientDB
2 2 (2.47%) SQLite
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.23%) DB2
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.23%) QlikView
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) JUnit
2 6 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Mockito
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.47%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.23%) GCC
4 1 (1.23%) Ant
4 1 (1.23%) Xcode
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.23%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Avionics
4 3 (3.70%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Military
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.88%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.41%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (6.17%) C Programmer
6 5 (6.17%) Programmer
7 4 (4.94%) Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Project Officer
7 4 (4.94%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Administrator
9 2 (2.47%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) J2EE
1 10 (12.35%) XML
2 8 (9.88%) Hibernate
2 8 (9.88%) JSF
3 7 (8.64%) Web Services
3 7 (8.64%) EJB
4 6 (7.41%) JAXB
4 6 (7.41%) JPA
4 6 (7.41%) EJB 3.0
4 6 (7.41%) JAX-RS
4 6 (7.41%) PrimeFaces
5 4 (4.94%) Java EE
6 3 (3.70%) HTML5
6 3 (3.70%) HTML
6 3 (3.70%) CSS
7 2 (2.47%) JavaBeans
7 2 (2.47%) Middleware
7 2 (2.47%) REST
7 2 (2.47%) CSS3
7 2 (2.47%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.47%) User Experience
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) PKI
3 1 (1.23%) Statistics
3 1 (1.23%) Wiki
3 1 (1.23%) RMADS
3 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.23%) Replication
3 1 (1.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) VHDL
3 1 (1.23%) CESG
3 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) UNIX
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.23%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.23%) AIX
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
2 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) Scrum
4 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.64%) Project Management
5 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.64%) Software Testing
5 7 (8.64%) Change Control
6 6 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 6 (7.41%) Information Assurance
6 6 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Workflow
6 6 (7.41%) UML
7 5 (6.17%) OO
7 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.17%) Requirements Management
7 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.94%) Use Case
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) C++
2 20 (24.69%) Java
3 13 (16.05%) Embedded C
4 10 (12.35%) Python
4 10 (12.35%) SQL
5 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.94%) Perl
8 3 (3.70%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.47%) C#
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Lua
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) VC++
10 1 (1.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 64 (79.01%) Security Cleared
2 55 (67.90%) DV Cleared
3 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
5 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.47%) CISSP
6 2 (2.47%) APMP
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.23%) HND
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) DO-178B
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) vSphere
2 2 (2.47%) Firmware
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) VMware
3 4 (4.94%) Serena
4 3 (3.70%) Wind River
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase
6 1 (1.23%) Sun
6 1 (1.23%) NetApp
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.23%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.23%) Green Hills
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Rate: £211.50 - £240.37 per week
Posted: 16 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 17 days ago