The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 33 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing C 5 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.52% 2.74% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.35% 10.19% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £425 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% -18.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
C
Wiltshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 108 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.67% 26.87% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 54
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £273 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £37.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% +188.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

C
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

C
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) OOD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Documentation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia