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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 50 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing C 11 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.01% 1.92% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 6.56% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£348 £270 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.70% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £304 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £29.40 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £43.00 £16.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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
272 122 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.64% 29.26% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 79 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £19.17 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 -8 4 £388 +49.03% 5
Newport - 1 £320 - 4
Torfaen - 1 - - 3
Bridgend - - - - 1
C
Wales

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Process
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) RAD
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) XHTML
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) HL7
4 2 (16.67%) BPEL

C
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) DVB
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Impala
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (8.33%) C Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Principal Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XHTML
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) CPAN
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) Django
2 1 (8.33%) Mason
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) RAD
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Process
4 2 (16.67%) BPEL
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
1 1 (8.33%) Zend
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