The table below looks at the statistics for GCC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCC over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
UK
Rank 575 620 617
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -3
Contract jobs citing GCC 21 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.054% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £314 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.42% -13.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £328 £363
% change year-on-year
+37.40% -9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +9.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +9.19%

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
7653 7455 7018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.88% 14.57% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5117 4924 4667
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 205 127
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

GCC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GCC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCC within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

GCC Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCC within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 15 £388 +23.50% 5
South East +27 13 £325 -0.76% 1
Surrey +26 12 - - 1
Camberley - 12 - - 1
Wales - 6 £450 -
South Wales - 6 £450 -
London +9 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £325 -0.76%
North West - 1 £450 - 1
Newport - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Cardiff - 1 £425 -
Bolton - 1 £450 -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GCC.

1 46 (92.00%) Linux
2 39 (78.00%) C++
2 39 (78.00%) GDB
3 38 (76.00%) Software Engineering
4 33 (66.00%) VoIP
5 27 (54.00%) OO
6 26 (52.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 24 (48.00%) Subversion
7 24 (48.00%) Telecoms
7 24 (48.00%) Cisco
7 24 (48.00%) RTP
7 24 (48.00%) GSM
7 24 (48.00%) PBX
7 24 (48.00%) UMTS
7 24 (48.00%) STL
7 24 (48.00%) Trac
7 24 (48.00%) LTE
7 24 (48.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 24 (48.00%) RANAP
7 24 (48.00%) Diameter Protocol
7 24 (48.00%) Cross-Platform Development
8 21 (42.00%) C
9 20 (40.00%) Multithreading
10 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
11 15 (30.00%) High Availability
12 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
12 11 (22.00%) SQL
12 11 (22.00%) Eclipse
12 11 (22.00%) Multithreaded Programming
13 10 (20.00%) Git (software)

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 33 (66.00%) VoIP
2 24 (48.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 24 (48.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 24 (48.00%) GSM
2 24 (48.00%) LTE
2 24 (48.00%) PBX
2 24 (48.00%) RANAP
2 24 (48.00%) RTP
2 24 (48.00%) UMTS
3 9 (18.00%) SNMP
3 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (8.00%) GGSN
4 4 (8.00%) MGW
4 4 (8.00%) SGSN
Development Applications
1 39 (78.00%) GDB
2 24 (48.00%) Subversion
2 24 (48.00%) Trac
3 11 (22.00%) Eclipse
4 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) Clang
5 1 (2.00%) CMake
5 1 (2.00%) CppUnit
5 1 (2.00%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Software Engineer
2 25 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) C Software Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Secure Network Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 24 (48.00%) STL
3 1 (2.00%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 46 (92.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Solaris
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (54.00%) OO
3 24 (48.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 20 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 15 (30.00%) High Availability
6 11 (22.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 9 (18.00%) Requirements Management
8 6 (12.00%) UML
9 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.00%) Scrum
11 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.00%) DevOps
11 1 (2.00%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (2.00%) Open Source
11 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) C++
2 21 (42.00%) C
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Cisco
2 1 (2.00%) Google
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