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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
UK / England
Rank 553 609 581
Rank change year-on-year +56 -28  
Contract jobs citing GCC 17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.019% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £440 £314 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.23% -21.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £300 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £483 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £328 £363
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £45.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +11.72%  

GCC is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7140 7132 6272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.42% 14.66% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4790 4784 4086
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 172 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £31.50 £28.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

GCC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing GCC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for GCC in England

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCC in England over the 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GCC in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GCC in England

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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 3 months to 22 March 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
South East +26 11 £325 -0.76% 1
West Midlands - 3 £440 -
London +11 2 - - 1
North West - 1 £450 - 1
GCC
UK

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 31 (91.18%) Software Engineering
2 29 (85.29%) C++
3 28 (82.35%) GDB
4 27 (79.41%) Linux
5 25 (73.53%) OO
6 24 (70.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
7 22 (64.71%) RTP
7 22 (64.71%) RANAP
7 22 (64.71%) STL
7 22 (64.71%) GSM
7 22 (64.71%) PBX
7 22 (64.71%) UMTS
7 22 (64.71%) VoIP
7 22 (64.71%) Cisco
7 22 (64.71%) LTE
7 22 (64.71%) Subversion
7 22 (64.71%) Asterisk PBX
7 22 (64.71%) Trac
7 22 (64.71%) Diameter Protocol
7 22 (64.71%) Cross-Platform Development
8 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
9 12 (35.29%) Wireshark
10 10 (29.41%) High Availability
11 7 (20.59%) MGW
11 7 (20.59%) GGSN
11 7 (20.59%) SGSN
12 6 (17.65%) C
13 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
14 3 (8.82%) Embedded C

GCC
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Asterisk PBX
1 22 (64.71%) Diameter Protocol
1 22 (64.71%) GSM
1 22 (64.71%) LTE
1 22 (64.71%) PBX
1 22 (64.71%) RANAP
1 22 (64.71%) RTP
1 22 (64.71%) UMTS
1 22 (64.71%) VoIP
2 12 (35.29%) Wireshark
3 7 (20.59%) GGSN
3 7 (20.59%) MGW
3 7 (20.59%) SGSN
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) GDB
2 22 (64.71%) Subversion
2 22 (64.71%) Trac
3 2 (5.88%) Clang
3 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) GoogleTest
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) CMake
4 1 (2.94%) CppUnit
General
1 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Software Engineer
2 23 (67.65%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 22 (64.71%) STL
3 2 (5.88%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Software Engineering
2 25 (73.53%) OO
3 22 (64.71%) Cross-Platform Development
4 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
5 10 (29.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (5.88%) UML
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C++
2 6 (17.65%) C
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) Google
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