The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 44 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing C 13 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.50% 0.25% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 0.90% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.88 £45.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.05% +195.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £45.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 £45.00 £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
C
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
263 111 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 50.48% 27.68% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 80 79
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +181.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £35.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 2015. 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
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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 £438 - 2
Newport - 1 £320 - 3
Torfaen - 1 - -
Bridgend - - - - 2
C
Wales

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) DMZ
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) RAD
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) DSDM
5 2 (14.29%) XHTML
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) MS Project
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Unified Process
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall

C
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Zope
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) DMZ
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) DVB
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Impala
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) OLAP
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Welsh Language
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Perl Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XHTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Mason
2 1 (7.14%) Django
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) CPAN
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) RAD
3 2 (14.29%) RUP
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Unified Process
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) BPEL
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 1 (7.14%) Zend
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago