Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing C 159 85 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.06% 11.55% 11.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.19% 24.15% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 27 14
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - +17.32%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £349
90th Percentile £575 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +3.90% +40.00%
10th Percentile £45.00 £22.50 £25.13
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.75 £50.20
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% +8.84%

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 479 352 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 57.43% 47.83% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 189 137
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £240
90th Percentile £575 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £433 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +1.76% +10.39% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 28
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £40.30 £22.50 £16.75
90th Percentile £59.10 £49.00 £58.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +6.67%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -2 31 £500 - 17
Gloucester +22 20 £450 -10.00% 9
Stroud - 1 £425 -
Tewkesbury - 1 - - 2
Filton - 1 - -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 100 (62.89%) Security Cleared
2 82 (51.57%) DV Cleared
2 82 (51.57%) Software Engineering
3 81 (50.94%) C++
4 60 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (34.59%) Linux
6 51 (32.08%) SC Cleared
7 45 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (23.27%) Python
8 37 (23.27%) OO
9 35 (22.01%) UML
10 34 (21.38%) DevOps
11 32 (20.13%) TDD
12 26 (16.35%) Unix
13 25 (15.72%) Java
13 25 (15.72%) DNS
13 25 (15.72%) Docker
14 24 (15.09%) Ansible
14 24 (15.09%) OOD
15 22 (13.84%) Military
15 22 (13.84%) Internet
15 22 (13.84%) Google
16 21 (13.21%) Apple
17 20 (12.58%) SysML
17 20 (12.58%) Atlassian
18 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (11.95%) Embedded Systems
19 18 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
19 18 (11.32%) Information Security
20 17 (10.69%) Windows

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 17 (10.69%) JBoss
2 8 (5.03%) Confluence
3 5 (3.14%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.26%) Camunda
4 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (4.40%) Inkscape
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.63%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) OpenShift
2 7 (4.40%) PaaS
3 6 (3.77%) AWS
3 6 (3.77%) Azure
4 4 (2.52%) Azure Stack
4 4 (2.52%) IaaS
5 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.63%) GCP
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.72%) DNS
2 22 (13.84%) Internet
3 11 (6.92%) RS-232
3 11 (6.92%) RS-485
4 9 (5.66%) DHCP
4 9 (5.66%) SNMP
5 8 (5.03%) Network Security
6 7 (4.40%) SAN
7 5 (3.14%) Firewall
7 5 (3.14%) WAN
8 4 (2.52%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.52%) LAN
8 4 (2.52%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.89%) NAS
10 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.63%) Intranet
10 1 (0.63%) OFDM
10 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.81%) Hadoop
1 14 (8.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.52%) Big Data
2 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (8.18%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.29%) JIRA
4 9 (5.66%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.89%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.89%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.63%) Babel
8 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.63%) git-flow
8 1 (0.63%) GitLab
8 1 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
General
1 22 (13.84%) Military
2 10 (6.29%) Finance
3 5 (3.14%) Avionics
4 4 (2.52%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.89%) Law
5 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 64 (40.25%) Software Engineer
2 36 (22.64%) Embedded Engineer
3 35 (22.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 25 (15.72%) C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (11.32%) Developer
5 18 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (8.81%) Architect
6 14 (8.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 14 (8.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Software Developer
8 11 (6.92%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Embedded C Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (5.03%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.06%) Node.js
2 15 (9.43%) AngularJS
2 15 (9.43%) React
2 15 (9.43%) Spring
3 14 (8.81%) Hibernate
4 13 (8.18%) EJB
5 12 (7.55%) Middleware
6 4 (2.52%) Django
6 4 (2.52%) J2EE
7 2 (1.26%) Java EE
7 2 (1.26%) jBPM
7 2 (1.26%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.63%) GraphQL
8 1 (0.63%) jQuery
8 1 (0.63%) Kafka
8 1 (0.63%) Redux
8 1 (0.63%) REST
8 1 (0.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (8.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (5.66%) ASIC
4 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.52%) Replication
5 4 (2.52%) VHDL
6 3 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.89%) Life Science
7 2 (1.26%) CPLD
8 1 (0.63%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) Verilog
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.59%) Linux
2 26 (16.35%) Unix
3 17 (10.69%) Windows
4 4 (2.52%) CentOS
4 4 (2.52%) Solaris
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (51.57%) Software Engineering
2 60 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (23.27%) OO
5 35 (22.01%) UML
6 34 (21.38%) DevOps
7 32 (20.13%) TDD
8 24 (15.09%) OOD
9 20 (12.58%) SysML
10 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (11.32%) Information Security
11 18 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (10.69%) Computer Science
12 17 (10.69%) Software Architecture
12 17 (10.69%) Waterfall
13 15 (9.43%) Cryptography
14 14 (8.81%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (8.81%) Systems Engineering
15 13 (8.18%) BDD
15 13 (8.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.94%) C++
2 37 (23.27%) Python
3 25 (15.72%) Java
4 17 (10.69%) C#
5 16 (10.06%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.81%) Ruby
7 13 (8.18%) Java 8
8 10 (6.29%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.03%) Embedded C
10 7 (4.40%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.14%) Korn
12 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.89%) SQL
12 3 (1.89%) Tcl
12 3 (1.89%) VB
13 2 (1.26%) Go
13 2 (1.26%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.63%) PHP
14 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 100 (62.89%) Security Cleared
2 82 (51.57%) DV Cleared
3 51 (32.08%) SC Cleared
4 15 (9.43%) Degree
5 13 (8.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (7.55%) CISSP
7 11 (6.92%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.52%) RHCE
9 3 (1.89%) MCP
9 3 (1.89%) OCP
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.89%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.63%) CCNA
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.63%) MCSE
10 1 (0.63%) PhD
10 1 (0.63%) SSCP
10 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) QA
2 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.77%) DO-178B
4 4 (2.52%) MISRA
4 4 (2.52%) MISRA C
4 4 (2.52%) PMO
5 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 25 (15.72%) Docker
2 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) Gluster
2 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (15.09%) Ansible
2 13 (8.18%) Kubernetes
3 10 (6.29%) Puppet
4 4 (2.52%) Nessus
4 4 (2.52%) vRealize
5 3 (1.89%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (13.84%) Google
2 21 (13.21%) Apple
3 20 (12.58%) Atlassian
4 17 (10.69%) Oracle
5 12 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.29%) Cisco
7 7 (4.40%) Adobe
8 6 (3.77%) HP
9 4 (2.52%) Intel
9 4 (2.52%) Juniper
9 4 (2.52%) McAfee
9 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.52%) VMware
10 3 (1.89%) Altera
10 3 (1.89%) Dell
10 3 (1.89%) Mentor Graphics
10 3 (1.89%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.89%) SAP
10 3 (1.89%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.89%) Xilinx