Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing C 142 54 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.84% 9.75% 12.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.41% 23.79% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 43
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% -3.85%
10th Percentile £353 £363 £413
90th Percentile £565 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £450 £419 £430
% change year-on-year +7.46% -2.62% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 24
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -29.41% +1.19%
10th Percentile £37.50 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%

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 401 227 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 50.38% 40.97% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 106 178
Gloucestershire median daily rate £436 £400 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.38% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 27 41
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -16.09% +2.35%
10th Percentile £37.50 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.50 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

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 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +17 45 £463 +8.82% 7
Gloucester +14 13 £400 - 2
Wotton-under-Edge - 1 £325 -
Cirencester - 1 - -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 87 (61.27%) Security Cleared
2 83 (58.45%) DV Cleared
3 71 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (35.21%) Software Engineering
5 37 (26.06%) Linux
6 36 (25.35%) C++
7 32 (22.54%) Python
8 28 (19.72%) Rational DOORS
9 26 (18.31%) Java
10 25 (17.61%) Finance
10 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Excel
12 23 (16.20%) Information Assurance
13 22 (15.49%) Oracle
13 22 (15.49%) Unix
13 22 (15.49%) DevOps
14 21 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (11.97%) Change Control
15 17 (11.97%) PRINCE2
15 17 (11.97%) Aerospace
15 17 (11.97%) Risk Management
15 17 (11.97%) Document Management
15 17 (11.97%) Requirements Management
15 17 (11.97%) Requirements Analysis
15 17 (11.97%) Degree
16 16 (11.27%) TDD
16 16 (11.27%) UML
16 16 (11.27%) JBoss
17 15 (10.56%) Ansible

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 16 (11.27%) JBoss
2 6 (4.23%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.82%) Confluence
4 3 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.41%) Camunda
5 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (10.56%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.52%) Inkscape
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) IaaS
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.23%) OpenShift
1 6 (4.23%) PaaS
2 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.52%) Azure Stack
3 2 (1.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) DNS
2 7 (4.93%) LAN
2 7 (4.93%) SAN
2 7 (4.93%) WAN
3 3 (2.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.11%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (1.41%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.70%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.70%) VoIP
5 1 (0.70%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) Hadoop
2 7 (4.93%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.11%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (2.11%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.41%) Big Data
4 2 (1.41%) MySQL
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) DataStage
5 1 (0.70%) DB2
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (19.72%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (8.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.34%) JIRA
3 9 (6.34%) Rational Team Concert
4 8 (5.63%) LoadRunner
5 7 (4.93%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.23%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.52%) JMeter
7 5 (3.52%) Selenium
8 3 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.11%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.11%) WATIR
9 2 (1.41%) Babel
9 2 (1.41%) JUnit
9 2 (1.41%) Maven
9 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.41%) webpack
10 1 (0.70%) ERwin
General
1 25 (17.61%) Finance
2 17 (11.97%) Aerospace
3 8 (5.63%) Avionics
4 7 (4.93%) Publishing
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (24.65%) Software Engineer
2 17 (11.97%) Project Officer
3 16 (11.27%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (10.56%) Analyst
4 15 (10.56%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (6.34%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Architect
7 6 (4.23%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.82%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Java Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.82%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Software Verification Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Verification Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) EJB
1 9 (6.34%) Hibernate
2 7 (4.93%) AngularJS
2 7 (4.93%) J2EE
2 7 (4.93%) Node.js
2 7 (4.93%) React
2 7 (4.93%) Spring
3 6 (4.23%) Apache Flex
3 6 (4.23%) Middleware
4 4 (2.82%) OpenCL
4 4 (2.82%) XML
4 4 (2.82%) XSD
5 3 (2.11%) Velocity
6 2 (1.41%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (1.41%) HTML
6 2 (1.41%) jBPM
6 2 (1.41%) JPA
6 2 (1.41%) JSF
6 2 (1.41%) JSON
6 2 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.45%) TMS320
4 11 (7.75%) VHDL
5 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (4.23%) Replication
6 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.11%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.11%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.11%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.11%) Verilog
9 2 (1.41%) ASIC
9 2 (1.41%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.41%) PKI
10 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.06%) Linux
2 22 (15.49%) Unix
3 14 (9.86%) Windows
4 9 (6.34%) CentOS
5 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.23%) Solaris
6 3 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.21%) Software Engineering
3 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (16.20%) Information Assurance
6 22 (15.49%) DevOps
7 21 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (11.97%) Change Control
8 17 (11.97%) Document Management
8 17 (11.97%) PRINCE2
8 17 (11.97%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (11.97%) Requirements Management
8 17 (11.97%) Risk Management
9 16 (11.27%) TDD
9 16 (11.27%) UML
10 15 (10.56%) Validation
11 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
11 13 (9.15%) Configuration Management
11 13 (9.15%) Software Testing
11 13 (9.15%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.35%) C++
2 32 (22.54%) Python
3 26 (18.31%) Java
4 11 (7.75%) SQL
5 10 (7.04%) Ruby
6 9 (6.34%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.63%) Embedded C++
8 7 (4.93%) Embedded C
8 7 (4.93%) Java 8
9 6 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.23%) VB
10 5 (3.52%) Ada
10 5 (3.52%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.52%) C#
11 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.11%) Perl
11 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (61.27%) Security Cleared
2 83 (58.45%) DV Cleared
3 17 (11.97%) Degree
4 15 (10.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (9.86%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.23%) ISTQB
7 6 (4.23%) MCP
7 6 (4.23%) OCP
7 6 (4.23%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (4.23%) SAP Certification
8 4 (2.82%) CISSP
9 3 (2.11%) CISM
9 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.11%) MCSA
9 3 (2.11%) SSCP
10 1 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) DO-178B
2 7 (4.93%) MISRA
2 7 (4.93%) MISRA C
3 5 (3.52%) PMO
4 4 (2.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (10.56%) Docker
2 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) Ansible
2 11 (7.75%) Puppet
3 6 (4.23%) HP ALM
3 6 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (4.23%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.52%) vRealize
5 3 (2.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (15.49%) Oracle
2 12 (8.45%) Atlassian
2 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.34%) Cisco
3 9 (6.34%) VMware
4 8 (5.63%) CA Agile Central
4 8 (5.63%) IBM
5 6 (4.23%) HP
5 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.23%) SAP
6 5 (3.52%) Adobe
6 5 (3.52%) Freescale
6 5 (3.52%) Micro Focus
6 5 (3.52%) Serena
6 5 (3.52%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.52%) Wind River
7 3 (2.11%) Wyse
8 2 (1.41%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.70%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.70%) Netezza