Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 73 64
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +16
Contract jobs citing C 41 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.16% 2.10% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 5.55% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 25
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £266 £225 £314
90th Percentile £613 £488 £481
South West median daily rate £375 £448 £400
% change year-on-year -16.20% +11.88% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Bristol median hourly rate £30.13 £34.75 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.31% +146.02% -62.33%
10th Percentile £16.96 £26.30 £12.09
90th Percentile £44.39 £42.65 £38.25
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% +7.58%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 750 649 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 39.58% 37.91% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 463 549
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £269
90th Percentile £489 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £355 £373
% change year-on-year +5.63% -4.83% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 13
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +2.78% -15.79%
10th Percentile £13.79 £26.47 £11.54
90th Percentile £52.80 £49.00 £66.30
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +4.56% +1.91% +9.03%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for C in Bristol

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Bristol

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Bristol

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Bristol

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for C.

1 21 (51.22%) C++
2 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
3 17 (41.46%) Linux
4 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
4 15 (36.59%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (36.59%) Rational Rhapsody
5 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
5 14 (34.15%) UML
6 13 (31.71%) Wireshark
6 13 (31.71%) GDB
7 9 (21.95%) Windows
8 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
8 6 (14.63%) Python
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.20%) SDLC
10 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
10 4 (9.76%) C#
10 4 (9.76%) Unix
10 4 (9.76%) Java
11 3 (7.32%) Perl
11 3 (7.32%) SQL
11 3 (7.32%) .NET
11 3 (7.32%) ITIL
11 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.32%) OOD
11 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (7.32%) Project Management
11 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.32%) Human Factors
11 3 (7.32%) Business Development

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Simulink
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Spatial Data
2 1 (2.44%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
2 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Rational DOORS
1 15 (36.59%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (31.71%) GDB
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.88%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) GoCD
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (2.44%) Automotive
1 1 (2.44%) Banking
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Software Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.44%) C Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (4.88%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
1 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.44%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) UML
3 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
4 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Business Development
6 3 (7.32%) Compliance Audit
6 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Human Factors
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.32%) OOD
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.32%) Structured Programming
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C++
2 6 (14.63%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) APMP
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) CLAS
4 1 (2.44%) IISP
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) MISRA
2 2 (4.88%) COBIT
2 2 (4.88%) Def Stans
2 2 (4.88%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) LXC
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Netezza
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Rockwell