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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 19 20 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing C 34 16 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.11% 6.30% 21.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.96% 14.29% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £355 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
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 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
213 112 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.56% 44.09% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 64 84
Average daily rate £405 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.85 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 5 - - 2
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 8
Stroud - - - -
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (69.35%) Security Cleared
2 40 (64.52%) DV Cleared
3 24 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 21 (33.87%) C++
5 19 (30.65%) Java
6 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.35%) Oracle
7 12 (19.35%) Embedded C
8 11 (17.74%) Integration Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Scrum
10 9 (14.52%) Linux
10 9 (14.52%) DO-178B
11 8 (12.90%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
12 7 (11.29%) XML
12 7 (11.29%) Python
13 6 (9.68%) OO
13 6 (9.68%) JBoss
13 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
13 6 (9.68%) Windows
13 6 (9.68%) JUnit
13 6 (9.68%) SQL
13 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
13 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
13 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (8.06%) Release Management
14 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
14 5 (8.06%) JPA
14 5 (8.06%) EJB 3.0

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Project
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) LTE
2 4 (6.45%) 3G
3 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.84%) GSM
3 3 (4.84%) UMTS
4 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.23%) 4G
4 2 (3.23%) AMQP
4 2 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) PSTN
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.23%) OrientDB
1 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.23%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (9.68%) JUnit
2 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.06%) ClearCase
4 4 (6.45%) Subversion
5 3 (4.84%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (4.84%) Maven
5 3 (4.84%) Ant
5 3 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.23%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.45%) Avionics
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Military
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) C++ Developer
4 5 (8.06%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (3.23%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Requirements Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (1.61%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (1.61%) Deployment Specialist
8 1 (1.61%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) XML
2 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.06%) JPA
3 5 (8.06%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (8.06%) JAX-RS
3 5 (8.06%) PrimeFaces
3 5 (8.06%) JSF
3 5 (8.06%) J2EE
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) EJB
3 5 (8.06%) JAXB
4 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) SOAP
4 2 (3.23%) STL
4 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
5 1 (1.61%) Drools
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.23%) SCADA
3 1 (1.61%) RMADS
3 1 (1.61%) Wiki
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) Integration Testing
4 10 (16.13%) Scrum
5 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.68%) OO
6 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Release Management
7 5 (8.06%) Information Assurance
7 5 (8.06%) Workflow
7 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) Requirements Management
9 3 (4.84%) Change Control
9 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) C++
2 19 (30.65%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) Embedded C
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Ruby
7 2 (3.23%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (69.35%) Security Cleared
2 40 (64.52%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) CISSP
5 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.23%) ISEB
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) APMP
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) JBoss
3 4 (6.45%) Wind River
4 3 (4.84%) Serena
5 1 (1.61%) Software AG
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft