The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 19 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing C 33 8 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.16% 3.33% 15.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.02% 9.20% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £398 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £468 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £37.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 - £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
206 87 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.69% 36.25% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 55 128
Average daily rate £390 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 20
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.20 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
South West

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -2 6 - - 4
Gloucester -11 2 £285 - 1
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 30 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 27 (49.09%) DV Cleared
3 19 (34.55%) C++
4 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
5 12 (21.82%) Linux
6 11 (20.00%) Java
7 10 (18.18%) Embedded C
7 10 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 8 (14.55%) DO-178B
8 8 (14.55%) Windows
8 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle
9 7 (12.73%) Python
9 7 (12.73%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (10.91%) UNIX
10 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.09%) OO
11 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 5 (9.09%) C#
11 5 (9.09%) ClearCase
11 5 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.09%) LTE
12 4 (7.27%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (7.27%) Release Management
12 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (3.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LTE
2 4 (7.27%) 3G
3 3 (5.45%) GSM
3 3 (5.45%) UMTS
3 3 (5.45%) HTTP
3 3 (5.45%) SAN
3 3 (5.45%) Network Security
3 3 (5.45%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.64%) AMQP
4 2 (3.64%) 4G
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) PSTN
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 4 (7.27%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) Ant
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.82%) MSI
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.82%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.45%) Avionics
4 2 (3.64%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.64%) Requirements Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (3.64%) Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) DBA
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Business Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (1.82%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
1 4 (7.27%) XML
1 4 (7.27%) XSLT
2 3 (5.45%) HTML5
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) STL
4 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.82%) DOM
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) DHTML
4 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) Drools
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.64%) SCADA
2 2 (3.64%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.82%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.09%) OO
5 4 (7.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Release Management
5 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) UML
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Use Case
7 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) C++
2 11 (20.00%) Java
3 10 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 7 (12.73%) Python
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) AWK
8 1 (1.82%) SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.82%) sed
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 27 (49.09%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) OCP
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Wind River
4 2 (3.64%) MKS
4 2 (3.64%) PTC
4 2 (3.64%) Serena
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) AppSense
5 1 (1.82%) 3Com
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Veritas
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Acronis
Gloucestershire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago