Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 15 November 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing C 89 77 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.95% 11.65% 12.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 25.93% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 36
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £525 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.99% -5.03%
10th Percentile £363 £349 £263
90th Percentile £563 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £435
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.79% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 28
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +40.00% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £25.50 £25.13
90th Percentile £49.38 £51.00 £46.45
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.07%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 356 297 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 47.79% 44.93% 56.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 134 270
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £233 £285
90th Percentile £563 £561 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 52
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -1.91% -7.65%
10th Percentile £22.50 £16.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £58.75 £49.08
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -1.91%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Gloucestershire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Gloucestershire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Gloucestershire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Gloucestershire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Gloucestershire

C
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Cheltenham -5 18 £425 +13.33% 8
Gloucester -7 4 £500 +42.86% 13
Tewkesbury +4 1 - - 4
C
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for C.

1 67 (75.28%) Security Cleared
2 50 (56.18%) DV Cleared
3 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
5 23 (25.84%) Project Management
6 21 (23.60%) SDLC
7 19 (21.35%) C++
8 18 (20.22%) Java
8 18 (20.22%) Oracle
8 18 (20.22%) PRINCE2
9 17 (19.10%) Web Services
9 17 (19.10%) J2EE
9 17 (19.10%) Finance
9 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
10 16 (17.98%) Scrum
11 15 (16.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (16.85%) REST
12 14 (15.73%) PrimeFaces
12 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
12 14 (15.73%) JSF
12 14 (15.73%) JPA
12 14 (15.73%) EJB 3.0
12 14 (15.73%) Hibernate
12 14 (15.73%) Workflow
12 14 (15.73%) JUnit
12 14 (15.73%) XML
12 14 (15.73%) XSD
12 14 (15.73%) XSLT
12 14 (15.73%) EJB
12 14 (15.73%) JBoss

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 14 (15.73%) JBoss
2 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.25%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) LAN
3 1 (1.12%) Network Security
3 1 (1.12%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.37%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (3.37%) DataStage
3 3 (3.37%) DB2
3 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.37%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) JUnit
1 14 (15.73%) Rational Team Concert
2 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.62%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.49%) JIRA
4 4 (4.49%) Selenium
5 3 (3.37%) ERwin
5 3 (3.37%) JMeter
5 3 (3.37%) WATIR
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.12%) CodeSonar
7 1 (1.12%) git-flow
7 1 (1.12%) NUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.12%) Robot Framework
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Avionics
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.47%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Project Officer
6 8 (8.99%) Junior
6 8 (8.99%) Project Control Officer
7 7 (7.87%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.87%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Junior Project Manager
9 5 (5.62%) DSP Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) PMO Planner
10 4 (4.49%) Process Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Programme Planner
11 3 (3.37%) Data Modeller
11 3 (3.37%) Test Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Designer
12 2 (2.25%) RF Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) J2EE
1 17 (19.10%) Web Services
2 15 (16.85%) REST
3 14 (15.73%) EJB
3 14 (15.73%) EJB 3.0
3 14 (15.73%) Hibernate
3 14 (15.73%) JAXB
3 14 (15.73%) JPA
3 14 (15.73%) JSF
3 14 (15.73%) PrimeFaces
3 14 (15.73%) XML
3 14 (15.73%) XSD
3 14 (15.73%) XSLT
4 2 (2.25%) WPF
5 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.12%) Django
5 1 (1.12%) Java EE
5 1 (1.12%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.37%) Verilog
4 3 (3.37%) VHDL
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.12%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Unix
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
3 23 (25.84%) Project Management
4 21 (23.60%) SDLC
5 18 (20.22%) PRINCE2
6 16 (17.98%) Scrum
7 15 (16.85%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
8 14 (15.73%) Workflow
9 13 (14.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
10 11 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (10.11%) Change Control
11 9 (10.11%) Document Management
11 9 (10.11%) Information Assurance
11 9 (10.11%) Requirements Management
11 9 (10.11%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.99%) Digital Signal Processing
12 8 (8.99%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) C++
2 18 (20.22%) Java
3 11 (12.36%) Python
4 10 (11.24%) Embedded C
5 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.49%) SQL
6 3 (3.37%) C#
6 3 (3.37%) Perl
6 3 (3.37%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) Ada
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (75.28%) Security Cleared
2 50 (56.18%) DV Cleared
3 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.25%) CCNA
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) CISSP
7 1 (1.12%) CITP
7 1 (1.12%) GIAC
7 1 (1.12%) HNC
7 1 (1.12%) HND
7 1 (1.12%) IIBA
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) PMO
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.37%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.12%) DO-160
4 1 (1.12%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.25%) vSphere
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Firmware
2 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.12%) Salt
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) Serena
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.49%) Freescale
4 4 (4.49%) Motorola
5 3 (3.37%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (3.37%) IBM
5 3 (3.37%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (3.37%) Netezza
5 3 (3.37%) Teradata
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco
6 2 (2.25%) VMware
7 1 (1.12%) EMC
7 1 (1.12%) NetApp
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) Wyse