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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 19 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing C 36 16 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.56% 6.75% 23.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.06% 16.33% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 26
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£351 £355 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £355 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £355 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -9.45%
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
211 98 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.33% 41.35% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 56 71
Average daily rate £405 £310 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.64% -19.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 5 - - 6
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 6
Stroud - - - -
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 45 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 41 (65.08%) DV Cleared
3 24 (38.10%) C++
4 23 (36.51%) Software Engineering
5 21 (33.33%) Java
6 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle
8 11 (17.46%) Embedded C
8 11 (17.46%) Scrum
9 10 (15.87%) Integration Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Linux
11 8 (12.70%) XML
11 8 (12.70%) DO-178B
11 8 (12.70%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (11.11%) SoapUI
12 7 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (11.11%) OO
12 7 (11.11%) JBoss
12 7 (11.11%) JUnit
12 7 (11.11%) SQL
12 7 (11.11%) Python
12 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
13 6 (9.52%) Workflow
13 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
13 6 (9.52%) JSF
13 6 (9.52%) JAXB
13 6 (9.52%) J2EE
13 6 (9.52%) Web Services

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) LTE
2 4 (6.35%) 3G
3 3 (4.76%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.76%) GSM
3 3 (4.76%) UMTS
4 2 (3.17%) Wireless
4 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) Network Security
4 2 (3.17%) AMQP
4 2 (3.17%) 4G
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) HTTP
5 1 (1.59%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) PSTN
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) Neo4j
2 2 (3.17%) OrientDB
2 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 7 (11.11%) JUnit
3 5 (7.94%) ClearCase
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 3 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (4.76%) Ant
5 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (3.17%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Avionics
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Project Officer
8 2 (3.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Project Support Officer
8 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Requirements Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Development Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) XML Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) XML
2 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 6 (9.52%) JSF
2 6 (9.52%) JAXB
2 6 (9.52%) J2EE
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
2 6 (9.52%) EJB
2 6 (9.52%) JPA
2 6 (9.52%) EJB 3.0
2 6 (9.52%) JAX-RS
2 6 (9.52%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) STL
4 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.59%) Drools
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.17%) SCADA
2 2 (3.17%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Wiki
3 1 (1.59%) RMADS
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Software Engineering
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Scrum
4 10 (15.87%) Integration Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (11.11%) OO
6 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.52%) Workflow
8 5 (7.94%) Information Assurance
8 5 (7.94%) Release Management
9 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.35%) UML
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.35%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.35%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) C++
2 21 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) Embedded C
4 7 (11.11%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.76%) Perl
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) Scala
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 45 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 41 (65.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) CISSP
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) APMP
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) HND
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) Wind River
4 3 (4.76%) Serena
5 1 (1.59%) Software AG
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft