Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GCC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCC over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 828 867
Rank change year-on-year +2 +39 -33
Contract jobs citing GCC 23 48 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.050% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.30% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 2
England median daily rate £675 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +18.03% +1.67%
10th Percentile £375 £303 £344
90th Percentile £715 £525 £428
UK median daily rate £675 £450 £381
% change year-on-year +50.00% +18.03% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
England median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £41.00 -

GCC is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17675 16002 14997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 16.56% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12386 10854 10083
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £603 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 231 287
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.15 £23.90
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

GCC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GCC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GCC in England

GCC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCC in England

GCC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCC in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCC in England

GCC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GCC in England

GCC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCC within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 12 - - 5
London - 7 £675 - 3
North of England +37 2 £375 -16.67%
North East +39 1 - -
East of England -22 1 £425 +70.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £400 -
GCC
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for GCC.

1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
3 16 (69.57%) C++
4 13 (56.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (52.17%) STL
6 11 (47.83%) Subversion
6 11 (47.83%) Python
6 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
6 11 (47.83%) GDB
7 10 (43.48%) Trac
7 10 (43.48%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (43.48%) Cross-Platform Development
7 10 (43.48%) GGSN
7 10 (43.48%) SGSN
7 10 (43.48%) Asterisk PBX
7 10 (43.48%) LTE
7 10 (43.48%) MGW
7 10 (43.48%) GSM
7 10 (43.48%) PBX
7 10 (43.48%) OO
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco
7 10 (43.48%) UMTS
7 10 (43.48%) VoIP
7 10 (43.48%) RTP
7 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 10 (43.48%) RANAP
7 10 (43.48%) Wireshark
7 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development

GCC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Doxygen
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Asterisk PBX
1 10 (43.48%) Diameter Protocol
1 10 (43.48%) GGSN
1 10 (43.48%) GSM
1 10 (43.48%) LTE
1 10 (43.48%) MGW
1 10 (43.48%) PBX
1 10 (43.48%) RANAP
1 10 (43.48%) RTP
1 10 (43.48%) SGSN
1 10 (43.48%) UMTS
1 10 (43.48%) VoIP
1 10 (43.48%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) MQTT
2 2 (8.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) GDB
1 11 (47.83%) Subversion
2 10 (43.48%) Trac
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (52.17%) STL
3 2 (8.70%) WebSockets
4 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
4 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (4.35%) POSIX
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.35%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
3 10 (43.48%) Cross-Platform Development
3 10 (43.48%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (17.39%) Psychology
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
8 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.35%) Kanban
8 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.35%) Physics
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 5 (21.74%) Bourne shell
6 5 (21.74%) C
7 2 (8.70%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) AWK
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) sed
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VBA
8 1 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (4.35%) VC++
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) QAD
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat