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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 616 671 630
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -41
Contract jobs citing GCC 36 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.003% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.024% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
Median daily rate £450 - £374
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £369
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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
8992 8320 7413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 14.37% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6051 5502 4930
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 September 2016.

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 18 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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 35 £450 - 4
North East - 24 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 24 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 24 £450 - 1
Surrey - 8 - - 1
South East - 8 - - 1
Camberley - 7 - - 1
East of England +6 2 - - 2
Stevenage +7 1 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Newport - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 38 (92.68%) Linux
2 36 (87.80%) C++
3 33 (80.49%) GDB
4 31 (75.61%) C
5 25 (60.98%) SQL
5 25 (60.98%) Multithreading
6 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
7 12 (29.27%) Java
8 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
9 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (24.39%) C#
9 10 (24.39%) Solaris
10 9 (21.95%) VoIP
10 9 (21.95%) Subversion
11 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
11 8 (19.51%) RTP
11 8 (19.51%) RANAP
11 8 (19.51%) UMTS
11 8 (19.51%) GSM
11 8 (19.51%) PBX
11 8 (19.51%) Cisco
11 8 (19.51%) STL
11 8 (19.51%) OO
11 8 (19.51%) Asterisk PBX
11 8 (19.51%) LTE
11 8 (19.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (19.51%) High Availability
11 8 (19.51%) Trac
11 8 (19.51%) Diameter Protocol
11 8 (19.51%) Cross-Platform Development

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) VoIP
2 8 (19.51%) Asterisk PBX
2 8 (19.51%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (19.51%) GSM
2 8 (19.51%) LTE
2 8 (19.51%) PBX
2 8 (19.51%) RANAP
2 8 (19.51%) RTP
2 8 (19.51%) UMTS
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) SNMP
4 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 33 (80.49%) GDB
2 9 (21.95%) Subversion
3 8 (19.51%) Trac
4 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) Emacs
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) C++ Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) C++ Team Leader
5 5 (12.20%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) C Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C/C++ Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Validation Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (19.51%) STL
2 3 (7.32%) RESTful
3 2 (4.88%) Qt
3 2 (4.88%) Yocto
4 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.44%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Solaris
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Multithreading
2 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Cross-Platform Development
4 8 (19.51%) High Availability
4 8 (19.51%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Open Source
6 2 (4.88%) Validation
7 1 (2.44%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (2.44%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (2.44%) IC Design
7 1 (2.44%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.44%) UML
7 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) C++
2 31 (75.61%) C
3 25 (60.98%) SQL
4 12 (29.27%) Java
5 10 (24.39%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ECSS
1 1 (2.44%) MISRA
1 1 (2.44%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) NFS
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco
2 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) NetApp
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.44%) Splunk
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago