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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
UK
Rank 574 619 601
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -18
Contract jobs citing GCC 23 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.040% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £314 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.45% -12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £303 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £328 £358
% change year-on-year
+29.77% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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
7381 7593 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.49% 14.95% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4919 5065 4709
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 203 125
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 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 16 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 20 January 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 +43 16 £324 +3.26% 7
South East +27 14 £324 -1.06% 2
Camberley - 12 - - 2
Surrey - 12 - - 2
Wales - 7 £425 -
South Wales - 7 £425 -
Cardiff - 3 £425 -
Berkshire - 2 £324 -
Slough - 2 £324 -
East of England +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £450 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 - 1
Bolton - 1 £450 - 1
Newport - 1 £400 -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 52 (91.23%) Linux
2 46 (80.70%) GDB
3 45 (78.95%) C++
4 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
5 32 (56.14%) C
6 30 (52.63%) VoIP
7 26 (45.61%) Multithreading
8 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
8 24 (42.11%) OO
8 24 (42.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 22 (38.60%) Trac
9 22 (38.60%) Diameter Protocol
9 22 (38.60%) Cross-Platform Development
9 22 (38.60%) GSM
9 22 (38.60%) PBX
9 22 (38.60%) STL
9 22 (38.60%) UMTS
9 22 (38.60%) RTP
9 22 (38.60%) Cisco
9 22 (38.60%) Telecoms
9 22 (38.60%) LTE
9 22 (38.60%) Asterisk PBX
9 22 (38.60%) RANAP
9 22 (38.60%) Subversion
10 21 (36.84%) SQL
10 21 (36.84%) Multithreaded Programming
11 17 (29.82%) High Availability
12 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
13 11 (19.30%) Java
14 10 (17.54%) C#

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 1 (1.75%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) VoIP
2 22 (38.60%) Asterisk PBX
2 22 (38.60%) Diameter Protocol
2 22 (38.60%) GSM
2 22 (38.60%) LTE
2 22 (38.60%) PBX
2 22 (38.60%) RANAP
2 22 (38.60%) RTP
2 22 (38.60%) UMTS
3 8 (14.04%) SNMP
3 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.77%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 46 (80.70%) GDB
2 22 (38.60%) Subversion
2 22 (38.60%) Trac
3 9 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Emacs
4 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (38.60%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 22 (38.60%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) C++ Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Developer
4 7 (12.28%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) C++ Team Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior VoIP Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 22 (38.60%) STL
3 1 (1.75%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) CAN bus
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Solaris
3 4 (7.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
2 26 (45.61%) Multithreading
3 24 (42.11%) OO
4 22 (38.60%) Cross-Platform Development
5 21 (36.84%) Multithreaded Programming
6 17 (29.82%) High Availability
7 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.04%) Requirements Management
9 7 (12.28%) UML
10 5 (8.77%) Scrum
11 1 (1.75%) Computer Architecture
11 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.75%) Digital Signal Processing
11 1 (1.75%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (1.75%) IC Design
11 1 (1.75%) Signal Processing
11 1 (1.75%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.75%) Validation
11 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) C++
2 32 (56.14%) C
3 21 (36.84%) SQL
4 11 (19.30%) Java
5 10 (17.54%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) MISRA
1 1 (1.75%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Cygwin
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Cisco
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