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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing C 44 75 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.37% 17.01% 13.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.77% 33.04% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 26
Median daily rate £500 £525 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 11
Median hourly rate £32.88 £42.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.18% -0.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £43.05 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 143 227 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.47% 51.47% 57.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 171
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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 -1 4 - - 4
Gloucester 0 2 £475 +18.75%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 91 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 74 (66.07%) DV Cleared
3 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (41.96%) Software Engineering
5 41 (36.61%) Java
6 32 (28.57%) C++
7 26 (23.21%) Requirements Management
7 26 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (21.43%) Project Management
8 24 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 23 (20.54%) Scrum
10 22 (19.64%) Oracle
11 21 (18.75%) J2EE
12 20 (17.86%) Software Testing
13 19 (16.96%) Web Services
13 19 (16.96%) SDLC
14 18 (16.07%) Python
14 18 (16.07%) Finance
15 17 (15.18%) Risk Management
15 17 (15.18%) Document Management
15 17 (15.18%) MS Excel
15 17 (15.18%) Linux
15 17 (15.18%) Change Control
15 17 (15.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 17 (15.18%) Information Assurance
15 17 (15.18%) Hadoop
16 16 (14.29%) Perl
16 16 (14.29%) Embedded C
17 14 (12.50%) UML
18 12 (10.71%) Embedded C++

C
Top Related 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 9 (8.04%) JBoss
2 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Project
3 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) MS Office
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Primavera
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.89%) LAN
4 1 (0.89%) RS-232
4 1 (0.89%) RS-485
4 1 (0.89%) Skype
4 1 (0.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) Hadoop
2 11 (9.82%) Big Data
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.89%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) JUnit
1 9 (8.04%) Selenium
2 8 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 8 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.68%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.68%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.79%) Avionics
3 2 (1.79%) Games
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Military
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Developer
2 28 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.96%) Software Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Project Officer
5 11 (9.82%) Embedded Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Project Support Officer
5 11 (9.82%) Support Officer
6 9 (8.04%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Test Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Installation Technician
11 3 (2.68%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) J2EE
2 19 (16.96%) Web Services
3 12 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 11 (9.82%) EJB
5 10 (8.93%) JPA
5 10 (8.93%) REST
5 10 (8.93%) XML
6 9 (8.04%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (8.04%) JAXB
6 9 (8.04%) JSF
6 9 (8.04%) PrimeFaces
6 9 (8.04%) XSD
6 9 (8.04%) XSLT
7 3 (2.68%) Spring
8 2 (1.79%) Java EE
8 2 (1.79%) STL
9 1 (0.89%) jQuery
9 1 (0.89%) LINQ
9 1 (0.89%) RESTful
9 1 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.79%) CCTV
2 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.89%) FMCG
3 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.89%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.89%) Verilog
3 1 (0.89%) VHDL
3 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 4 (3.57%) Unix
4 3 (2.68%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.79%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.89%) Debian
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.96%) Software Engineering
3 26 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (23.21%) Requirements Management
4 24 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 24 (21.43%) Project Management
5 23 (20.54%) Scrum
6 20 (17.86%) Software Testing
7 19 (16.96%) SDLC
8 17 (15.18%) Change Control
8 17 (15.18%) Document Management
8 17 (15.18%) Information Assurance
8 17 (15.18%) Risk Management
9 14 (12.50%) UML
10 12 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (9.82%) ITIL
11 11 (9.82%) OO
12 10 (8.93%) DevOps
12 10 (8.93%) Validation
13 9 (8.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.61%) Java
2 32 (28.57%) C++
3 18 (16.07%) Python
4 16 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 16 (14.29%) Perl
5 12 (10.71%) Embedded C++
6 9 (8.04%) Bash Shell
6 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.46%) Assembly Language
8 4 (3.57%) Ruby
9 3 (2.68%) Ada
9 3 (2.68%) C#
10 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 91 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 74 (66.07%) DV Cleared
3 17 (15.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (10.71%) Degree
5 7 (6.25%) ISEB
5 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.68%) PMO
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) MISRA
3 1 (0.89%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Kibana
1 1 (0.89%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.68%) EMC
3 3 (2.68%) IBM
3 3 (2.68%) Wind River
4 2 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.79%) Freescale
4 2 (1.79%) Renesas
5 1 (0.89%) Altera
5 1 (0.89%) Motorola
5 1 (0.89%) Xilinx
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