Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing C 95 72 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.26% 11.73% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 28.46% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 49
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £465 £263
90th Percentile £563 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £448
% change year-on-year +9.09% -7.82% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% - -
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.20 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -6.25%

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 380 253 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 49.03% 41.21% 54.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 111 271
Gloucestershire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £294 £270 £281
90th Percentile £563 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 49
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +28.33% -29.41%
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £24.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +9.62% -1.27% -4.82%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -9 21 - - 8
Gloucester +4 6 £475 +35.71% 13
C
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 63 (66.32%) Security Cleared
2 57 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 38 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (31.58%) Project Management
5 23 (24.21%) C++
5 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
5 23 (24.21%) Finance
6 22 (23.16%) PRINCE2
7 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Excel
8 16 (16.84%) Information Assurance
9 15 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 15 (15.79%) Python
10 14 (14.74%) Linux
10 14 (14.74%) Risk Management
10 14 (14.74%) Document Management
10 14 (14.74%) Requirements Management
10 14 (14.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (14.74%) Change Control
10 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (13.68%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.68%) Scrum
12 12 (12.63%) SDLC
13 11 (11.58%) Java
13 11 (11.58%) Oracle
14 10 (10.53%) Serena
15 9 (9.47%) J2EE
15 9 (9.47%) Windows
15 9 (9.47%) Web Services
15 9 (9.47%) REST

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 8 (8.42%) JBoss
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Software-Defined Radio
2 4 (4.21%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.11%) DataStage
2 2 (2.11%) DB2
2 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.11%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
2 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (8.42%) JUnit
2 8 (8.42%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.11%) ERwin
3 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.05%) CodeSonar
4 1 (1.05%) git-flow
4 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.05%) JMeter
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.05%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.05%) WATIR
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.16%) Avionics
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (14.74%) Project Officer
2 13 (13.68%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Junior
4 9 (9.47%) Project Control Officer
5 8 (8.42%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Junior Project Manager
6 7 (7.37%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.37%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Administrator
7 4 (4.21%) Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) PMO Planner
7 4 (4.21%) Programme Planner
7 4 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) J2EE
1 9 (9.47%) REST
1 9 (9.47%) Web Services
2 8 (8.42%) EJB
2 8 (8.42%) EJB 3.0
2 8 (8.42%) Hibernate
2 8 (8.42%) JAXB
2 8 (8.42%) JPA
2 8 (8.42%) JSF
2 8 (8.42%) PrimeFaces
2 8 (8.42%) XML
2 8 (8.42%) XSD
2 8 (8.42%) XSLT
3 3 (3.16%) Velocity
4 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.05%) Django
4 1 (1.05%) Java EE
4 1 (1.05%) Node.js
4 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (8.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (7.37%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.37%) VHDL
4 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.32%) Verilog
5 4 (4.21%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.21%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.05%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Windows
3 6 (6.32%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.21%) CentOS
4 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.21%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.11%) Unix
7 1 (1.05%) Android
7 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.58%) Project Management
3 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
4 22 (23.16%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.84%) Information Assurance
6 15 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 14 (14.74%) Change Control
7 14 (14.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (14.74%) Document Management
7 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (14.74%) Requirements Management
7 14 (14.74%) Risk Management
8 13 (13.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (13.68%) Scrum
8 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.63%) SDLC
10 9 (9.47%) Coaching
10 9 (9.47%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (8.42%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) C++
2 15 (15.79%) Python
3 11 (11.58%) Java
4 8 (8.42%) Embedded C
5 3 (3.16%) Ada
5 3 (3.16%) SQL
6 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.05%) C#
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
7 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) Ruby
7 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (66.32%) Security Cleared
2 57 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.21%) Degree
7 4 (4.21%) MCSA
8 3 (3.16%) CISSP
9 2 (2.11%) CCNA
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.11%) MCSE
9 2 (2.11%) SSCP
10 1 (1.05%) CISM
10 1 (1.05%) GIAC
10 1 (1.05%) HNC
10 1 (1.05%) HND
10 1 (1.05%) ISEB
10 1 (1.05%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) PMO
2 4 (4.21%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.21%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) DO-160
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.26%) vSphere
2 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) WSUS
2 2 (2.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) Salt
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 10 (10.53%) Serena
3 5 (5.26%) Cisco
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) VMware
4 4 (4.21%) Wyse
5 2 (2.11%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Netezza
5 2 (2.11%) Teradata
6 1 (1.05%) Freescale
6 1 (1.05%) NetApp
6 1 (1.05%) Remedy
6 1 (1.05%) Wind River
6 1 (1.05%) Xilinx