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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 53 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing C 15 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.81% 1.02% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 1.98% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £430 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +18.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +8.95%
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
314 252 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.91% 51.64% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 186 132
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.02 £32.50 £29.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -14 7 £350 - 6
Newport +19 2 £415 -3.48%
Gwent - 2 £400 -
C
Wales

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (16.67%) V-Model
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Coverity
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Volume Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) StarTeam
5 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
5 3 (16.67%) VoIP

C
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SNMP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) StarTeam
4 2 (11.11%) Burp Suite
4 2 (11.11%) DbUnit
4 2 (11.11%) JMeter
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Spock
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Product Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Product Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Product Owner
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum Product Owner
3 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) Use Case
3 3 (16.67%) User Stories
3 3 (16.67%) V-Model
3 3 (16.67%) Volume Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 3 (16.67%) Coverity
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Altera
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 1 (5.56%) Xilinx
South Wales
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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