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 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 14 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing C 49 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.92% 7.77% 6.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.49% 17.62% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
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£474 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.76% -8.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +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
265 210 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.64% 44.12% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 108 47
Average daily rate £400 £375 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 11
Average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.92 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -6 2 - - 8
Gloucester -6 1 £410 +43.85% 6
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 87 (88.78%) Security Cleared
2 84 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 33 (33.67%) Java
4 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (23.47%) Information Assurance
6 19 (19.39%) J2EE
7 15 (15.31%) Finance
7 15 (15.31%) Change Control
8 14 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 14 (14.29%) Web Services
9 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
9 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.24%) Linux
10 12 (12.24%) Oracle
10 12 (12.24%) CISSP
10 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
11 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (11.22%) C++
11 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.20%) Document Management
12 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (9.18%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (9.18%) Requirements Management
13 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (8.16%) Scrum
14 8 (8.16%) SQL
14 8 (8.16%) Python
15 7 (7.14%) Embedded C
15 7 (7.14%) Aerospace
15 7 (7.14%) DO-178B

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.04%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) Node.js
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.04%) MS Project
4 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Primavera
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) X.509
2 2 (2.04%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) IPsec
2 2 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (1.02%) Network Security
3 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.08%) MySQL
2 4 (4.08%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (4.08%) Impala
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (4.08%) JUnit
3 2 (2.04%) Mockito
3 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) Maven
4 1 (1.02%) JIRA
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.02%) Ant
4 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.10%) Automotive
4 4 (4.08%) Military
5 1 (1.02%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.22%) Project Officer
4 9 (9.18%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Tester
7 4 (4.08%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Consultant
8 3 (3.06%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 2 (2.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) J2EE
2 14 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.08%) XML
4 4 (4.08%) EJB
4 4 (4.08%) JSF
4 4 (4.08%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) GraphX
5 3 (3.06%) Django
5 3 (3.06%) HTML5
5 3 (3.06%) CSS3
5 3 (3.06%) CSS
5 3 (3.06%) Java EE
6 2 (2.04%) SWT
6 2 (2.04%) JavaBeans
6 2 (2.04%) JAXB
6 2 (2.04%) JSP
6 2 (2.04%) Swing
6 2 (2.04%) jQuery
6 2 (2.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) VHDL
2 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.08%) CESG
2 4 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.04%) PMI
3 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.04%) RMADS
3 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.02%) SystemC
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) Verilog
4 1 (1.02%) ASIC
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.02%) webOS
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.47%) Information Assurance
3 15 (15.31%) Change Control
4 14 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
5 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.20%) Document Management
7 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.18%) Requirements Management
9 8 (8.16%) Scrum
10 6 (6.12%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.10%) Project Management
11 5 (5.10%) Test Strategy
12 3 (3.06%) Analytics
12 3 (3.06%) Coaching
12 3 (3.06%) Software Delivery
12 3 (3.06%) ITIL
12 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.67%) Java
2 11 (11.22%) C++
3 8 (8.16%) SQL
3 8 (8.16%) Python
4 7 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 6 (6.12%) Perl
6 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (2.04%) Tcl
8 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) Lua
9 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (88.78%) Security Cleared
2 84 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.24%) CISSP
4 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.06%) Degree
6 2 (2.04%) MAPM
6 2 (2.04%) HNC
6 2 (2.04%) HND
6 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.02%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.14%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.04%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (4.08%) HDFS
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle
2 5 (5.10%) Serena
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
4 2 (2.04%) Sybase
4 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Sun
5 1 (1.02%) NetApp
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