Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 20 January 2018 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 17 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing C 16 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 10.74% 7.57% 4.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.67% 12.50% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.71% -15.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £463 £340 £350
90th Percentile £488 £340 £450
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Cheltenham median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £43.60 £40.25 £41.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.30 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 60 112 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 40.27% 60.54% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 64 58
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -4.61% -15.56%
10th Percentile £339 £298 £261
90th Percentile £663 £488 £504
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Cheltenham median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £41.55 £37.25 £41.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.50 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.33% -29.41% +6.25%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Cheltenham

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Cheltenham

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Cheltenham

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for C.

1 12 (75.00%) DO-178B
2 10 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Validation
3 7 (43.75%) Assembly Language
3 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Freescale
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (25.00%) Wind River
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Ada
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Facilities Management
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (12.50%) Sophos
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) CentOS
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LabWindows
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) CentOS
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Embedded Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Validation
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Facilities Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Assembly Language
2 3 (18.75%) Ada
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Freescale
2 4 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (25.00%) Wind River
3 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Sophos
3 2 (12.50%) VMware