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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing C 26 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.07% 12.90% 11.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.41% 25.63% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 16
Median daily rate £430 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.09% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -35.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 116 238 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 36.02% 50.32% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 119 145
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 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
Cheltenham +9 5 £369 -43.26% 4
Tewkesbury - 5 - -
Gloucester - 3 £430 -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 48 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (54.29%) DV Cleared
4 34 (48.57%) Software Engineering
5 32 (45.71%) Java
6 28 (40.00%) C++
7 21 (30.00%) Python
8 16 (22.86%) J2EE
8 16 (22.86%) Scrum
8 16 (22.86%) SDLC
9 15 (21.43%) Web Services
10 14 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 13 (18.57%) OO
12 12 (17.14%) Oracle
12 12 (17.14%) OOD
12 12 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (15.71%) Embedded C++
13 11 (15.71%) Linux
14 10 (14.29%) EJB
14 10 (14.29%) Embedded C
14 10 (14.29%) Requirements Management
14 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
14 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (12.86%) Hadoop
15 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (12.86%) Project Management
15 9 (12.86%) XML
16 8 (11.43%) XSLT
16 8 (11.43%) UML

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 (10.00%) JBoss
2 6 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.29%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.43%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) SSH
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.43%) Big Data
3 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.43%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.00%) JUnit
3 6 (8.57%) JIRA
4 5 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (7.14%) Selenium
5 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.29%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.43%) Ant
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) Gradle
7 1 (1.43%) Hudson
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Military
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Project Officer
6 6 (8.57%) Project Support Officer
6 6 (8.57%) Support Officer
7 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) J2EE
2 15 (21.43%) Web Services
3 10 (14.29%) EJB
3 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 9 (12.86%) XML
5 8 (11.43%) JPA
5 8 (11.43%) REST
5 8 (11.43%) XSLT
6 7 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (10.00%) JAXB
6 7 (10.00%) JSF
6 7 (10.00%) PrimeFaces
6 7 (10.00%) XSD
7 5 (7.14%) React
7 5 (7.14%) Redux
7 5 (7.14%) RESTful
7 5 (7.14%) STL
8 4 (5.71%) Yocto
9 3 (4.29%) Java EE
9 3 (4.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.71%) Device Driver
2 4 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.43%) FMCG
3 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Debian
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) Software Engineering
3 16 (22.86%) Scrum
3 16 (22.86%) SDLC
4 14 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (18.57%) OO
6 12 (17.14%) OOD
6 12 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (14.29%) Requirements Management
8 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.86%) Project Management
9 8 (11.43%) UML
10 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.00%) Workflow
11 6 (8.57%) Change Control
11 6 (8.57%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) Java
2 28 (40.00%) C++
3 21 (30.00%) Python
4 11 (15.71%) Embedded C++
5 10 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 8 (11.43%) Perl
7 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.71%) Assembly Language
8 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.71%) Ruby
9 3 (4.29%) C#
10 2 (2.86%) Ada
10 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.43%) Scala
11 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 38 (54.29%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) Degree
3 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) ISEB
5 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Kibana
1 1 (1.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Wind River
3 3 (4.29%) Freescale
4 2 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Motorola
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £44 to £47 per hour Dependant on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago