The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 61 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing C 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.48% 1.72% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 6.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -7.43%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
229 111 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.94% 27.34% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 84 92
Average daily rate £338 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.13 £55.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.40% +131.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £55.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £55.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
Wales

C
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

C
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the South Wales region.

C Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

C
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the South Wales region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

C
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -6 3 - - 2
Newport - - - - 1
Gwent - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 2
Bridgend - - - -
C
Wales

C
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (40.00%) Ingres
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) COBOL
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics

C
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Ingres
1 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix