The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 22 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing C 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.87% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 2.86% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 32 35 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 29.91% 32.11% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 45
Median daily rate £415 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.25% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Gloucester

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Gloucester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) MISRA C
2 1 (33.33%) MISRA
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

C
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 1 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA C