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 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 36 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing C 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.20% 0.56% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 2.38% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +4.14%
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
99 84 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 29.64% 23.46% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 52 97
Average daily rate £338 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.19 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% -50.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.06 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £21.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) ECMAScript
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

C
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bower
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) LESS
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) BDD
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) ECMAScript
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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