The table below looks at the statistics for GCC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCC over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 625 603 580
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -23
Contract jobs citing GCC 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.039% 0.085% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £314 £363 £569
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% -36.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £345 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £373 £714
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.65% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7623 7027 5839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.82% 13.62% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5092 4732 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 130 126
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £24.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.73 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

GCC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GCC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCC within the UK.

GCC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GCC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GCC within the UK.

GCC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GCC
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCC within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -14 3 £314 -13.44% 2
City of London +49 1 £300 -
London +10 1 £300 -
South East +2 1 £328 -9.65% 2
East of England - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £328 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GCC 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 GCC.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Robotics
3 1 (25.00%) Mechatronics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Doxygen
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ClearCase

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GCC 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 GCC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SpaceWire
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) SCons
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Thrift
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (25.00%) D-Bus
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) OpenCV
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (25.00%) Robotics
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) CMMI
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SysML
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) ANSI C
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Cygwin
1 1 (25.00%) iptables
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