Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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.

C
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing C 77 123 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.60% 13.47% 10.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 24.07% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 29
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £449 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.99% -5.53% +30.94%
10th Percentile £349 £263 £345
90th Percentile £563 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 14
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £25.13 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.20 £46.00 £44.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +19.35%

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 297 511 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 44.73% 55.97% 51.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 260 283
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £243 £285 £257
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 27
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.91% -7.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.84% +13.21%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Cheltenham +15 19 £375 +10.29% 1
Gloucester -1 3 £350 -12.50% 4
Tewkesbury -2 1 - -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for C.

1 54 (70.13%) Security Cleared
2 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (54.55%) DV Cleared
4 23 (29.87%) Scrum
5 22 (28.57%) Java
6 18 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (22.08%) DO-178B
8 14 (18.18%) Web Services
8 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 12 (15.58%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (15.58%) J2EE
9 12 (15.58%) Python
9 12 (15.58%) Aerospace
10 11 (14.29%) C++
10 11 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (12.99%) Analytical Thinking
11 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.99%) Linux
12 9 (11.69%) SQL
12 9 (11.69%) Validation
12 9 (11.69%) Finance
13 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
13 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (9.09%) Requirements Management
14 7 (9.09%) JSON
14 7 (9.09%) Use Case
14 7 (9.09%) Information Assurance
14 7 (9.09%) Document Management
14 7 (9.09%) XML

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 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.30%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) LAN
1 4 (5.19%) Network Security
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.19%) WAN
1 4 (5.19%) Wireless
2 1 (1.30%) Broadband
2 1 (1.30%) ISDN
2 1 (1.30%) Junos
2 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Big Data
1 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.19%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (5.19%) JMeter
3 4 (5.19%) LoadRunner
3 4 (5.19%) Selenium
3 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (15.58%) Aerospace
2 9 (11.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Project Control Officer
6 7 (9.09%) Project Officer
7 4 (5.19%) Applications Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
7 4 (5.19%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Scrum Master
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.90%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) Web Services
2 12 (15.58%) J2EE
3 7 (9.09%) JSON
3 7 (9.09%) XML
4 5 (6.49%) Play Framework
5 4 (5.19%) SOAP
5 4 (5.19%) XSD
6 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.90%) RESTful
7 2 (2.60%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.60%) CSS
7 2 (2.60%) CSS3
7 2 (2.60%) HTML
7 2 (2.60%) HTML5
7 2 (2.60%) jQuery
7 2 (2.60%) Spring
7 2 (2.60%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.60%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) AIX
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) Scrum
3 18 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.58%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (12.99%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (11.69%) Validation
8 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.09%) Change Control
9 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (9.09%) Document Management
9 7 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (9.09%) Information Assurance
9 7 (9.09%) Project Management
9 7 (9.09%) Requirements Management
9 7 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (9.09%) Use Case
10 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) Java
2 12 (15.58%) Python
3 11 (14.29%) C++
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.90%) Ada
8 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.30%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 54 (70.13%) Security Cleared
2 42 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.30%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) DO-178B
2 4 (5.19%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Freescale
3 4 (5.19%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (5.19%) Cisco
3 4 (5.19%) IBM
3 4 (5.19%) Remedy
3 4 (5.19%) Wind River
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.60%) Polycom
6 1 (1.30%) Juniper