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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing C 25 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.95% 2.00% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.94% 5.59% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Median daily rate £500 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% +11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £395 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £558 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £381 £350
% change year-on-year +8.19% +8.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 £37.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.78% +1.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 315 304 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.19% 35.76% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 209 287
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 5
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.55 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (40.48%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (38.10%) Rational Rhapsody
3 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 14 (33.33%) C++
6 10 (23.81%) UML
6 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.81%) Wireshark
6 10 (23.81%) GDB
7 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 8 (19.05%) Java
9 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
9 7 (16.67%) NetBeans
9 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Def Stans
9 7 (16.67%) MISRA C
9 7 (16.67%) MISRA
10 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 6 (14.29%) MATLAB
10 6 (14.29%) Simulink
10 6 (14.29%) Project Management
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL
11 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
12 4 (9.52%) Business Development
12 4 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
12 4 (9.52%) SDLC
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (7.14%) Agile Software 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:

Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Simulink
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Spatial Data
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (38.10%) Rational Rhapsody
3 10 (23.81%) GDB
4 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (16.67%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) GoCD
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Requirements Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) GIS Business Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Polyglot Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Kafka
1 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.38%) REST
1 1 (2.38%) SOAP
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (2.38%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 10 (23.81%) UML
3 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Business Development
6 4 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
7 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.14%) Human Factors
7 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
8 2 (4.76%) IT Strategy
8 2 (4.76%) SFIA
8 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (19.05%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 3 (7.14%) Ada
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Scala
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) APMP
4 1 (2.38%) CITP
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) IIBA
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) Def Stans
1 7 (16.67%) MISRA
1 7 (16.67%) MISRA C
2 2 (4.76%) COBIT
3 1 (2.38%) PMO
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
1 1 (2.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (2.38%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Serena
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.38%) Brocade
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) EMC
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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