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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 16 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing C 38 22 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.35% 8.84% 24.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.36% 22.00% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 20
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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 £243 £355 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £355 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
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 £32.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
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
207 100 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.49% 40.16% 53.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 48 69
Average daily rate £425 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -14 5 £188 - 8
Gloucester -9 1 £375 +5.63% 4
Cirencester - 1 - -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 2
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 51 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (67.65%) DV Cleared
3 27 (39.71%) C++
4 23 (33.82%) Java
5 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
6 15 (22.06%) Oracle
7 14 (20.59%) Linux
8 12 (17.65%) Scrum
9 11 (16.18%) Python
10 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
11 9 (13.24%) XML
12 8 (11.76%) Windows
12 8 (11.76%) SQL
12 8 (11.76%) JUnit
12 8 (11.76%) OO
12 8 (11.76%) JBoss
12 8 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (11.76%) SoapUI
13 7 (10.29%) JAX-RS
13 7 (10.29%) PrimeFaces
13 7 (10.29%) JPA
13 7 (10.29%) EJB 3.0
13 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
13 7 (10.29%) JSF
13 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
13 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.29%) Workflow
13 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 8 (11.76%) JBoss
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
1 4 (5.88%) LTE
2 3 (4.41%) AMQP
2 3 (4.41%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.41%) 3G
2 3 (4.41%) GSM
2 3 (4.41%) UMTS
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) SSL
3 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) 4G
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) PSTN
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) OrientDB
2 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.94%) Neo4j
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JUnit
1 8 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 6 (8.82%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.35%) Subversion
3 5 (7.35%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (5.88%) Ant
4 4 (5.88%) Maven
4 4 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.94%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.94%) Metasploit
5 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.47%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.47%) Hudson
6 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.47%) JIRA
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Avionics
3 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Software Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) C++ Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.29%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Tester
7 2 (2.94%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.94%) Project Officer
7 2 (2.94%) Python Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Requirements Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (2.94%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) XML
2 7 (10.29%) Web Services
2 7 (10.29%) JAXB
2 7 (10.29%) J2EE
2 7 (10.29%) EJB
2 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
2 7 (10.29%) JSF
2 7 (10.29%) JPA
2 7 (10.29%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (10.29%) JAX-RS
2 7 (10.29%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (4.41%) REST
4 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.94%) SOAP
4 2 (2.94%) STL
4 2 (2.94%) Middleware
4 2 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (1.47%) LAMP
5 1 (1.47%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.41%) PKI
3 2 (2.94%) SCADA
3 2 (2.94%) Wiki
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) VHDL
4 1 (1.47%) CESG
4 1 (1.47%) RMADS
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.65%) Scrum
3 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
4 8 (11.76%) OO
4 8 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
5 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.29%) Workflow
6 6 (8.82%) Release Management
7 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.35%) Information Assurance
7 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.88%) UML
8 4 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.88%) Requirements Management
9 3 (4.41%) Use Case
9 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) C++
2 23 (33.82%) Java
3 11 (16.18%) Python
4 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 4 (5.88%) Ruby
6 4 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Lua
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 51 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (67.65%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) CISSP
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.94%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.47%) APMP
6 1 (1.47%) HND
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.47%) Nagios
1 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Wind River
3 2 (2.94%) IBM
3 2 (2.94%) Serena
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Sun
4 1 (1.47%) Software AG
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago