Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GCC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCC over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 844 887
Rank change year-on-year -8 +43 -42
Contract jobs citing GCC 23 52 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.050% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.30% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 2
UK median daily rate £675 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +18.03% +2.02%
10th Percentile £375 £312 £344
90th Percentile £715 £525 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -11.11% +33.33% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
UK median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 -

GCC is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18966 17312 16348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.70% 16.51% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 11665 10881
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 250 340
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.70 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

GCC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GCC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GCC in the UK

GCC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GCC.

Contractor daily rate trend for GCC in the UK

GCC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCC over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCC in the UK

GCC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCC.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GCC in the UK

GCC
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCC within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England -3 23 £675 +50.00% 6
UK excluding London -12 16 £400 -11.11% 3
South East +3 12 - - 2
London - 7 £675 - 3
North of England +36 2 £375 -16.67%
North East +46 1 - -
East of England -20 1 £425 +70.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GCC.

1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
3 16 (69.57%) C++
4 13 (56.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (52.17%) STL
6 11 (47.83%) Subversion
6 11 (47.83%) Python
6 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
6 11 (47.83%) GDB
7 10 (43.48%) Trac
7 10 (43.48%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (43.48%) Cross-Platform Development
7 10 (43.48%) GGSN
7 10 (43.48%) SGSN
7 10 (43.48%) Asterisk PBX
7 10 (43.48%) LTE
7 10 (43.48%) MGW
7 10 (43.48%) GSM
7 10 (43.48%) PBX
7 10 (43.48%) OO
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco
7 10 (43.48%) UMTS
7 10 (43.48%) VoIP
7 10 (43.48%) RTP
7 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 10 (43.48%) RANAP
7 10 (43.48%) Wireshark
7 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development

GCC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Doxygen
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Asterisk PBX
1 10 (43.48%) Diameter Protocol
1 10 (43.48%) GGSN
1 10 (43.48%) GSM
1 10 (43.48%) LTE
1 10 (43.48%) MGW
1 10 (43.48%) PBX
1 10 (43.48%) RANAP
1 10 (43.48%) RTP
1 10 (43.48%) SGSN
1 10 (43.48%) UMTS
1 10 (43.48%) VoIP
1 10 (43.48%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) MQTT
2 2 (8.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) GDB
1 11 (47.83%) Subversion
2 10 (43.48%) Trac
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (52.17%) STL
3 2 (8.70%) WebSockets
4 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
4 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (4.35%) POSIX
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.35%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
3 10 (43.48%) Cross-Platform Development
3 10 (43.48%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (17.39%) Psychology
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
8 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.35%) Kanban
8 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.35%) Physics
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 5 (21.74%) Bourne shell
6 5 (21.74%) C
7 2 (8.70%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) AWK
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) sed
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VBA
8 1 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (4.35%) VC++
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) QAD
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat