The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 46 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing C 19 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.73% 0.20% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 0.64% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.88 £45.00 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.05% +181.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £45.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 £45.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
C
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
338 156 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.56% 31.26% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 104 91
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +169.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £35.50 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

C
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Wales

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

C
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +4 13 £388 - 15
West Wales - 6 £538 -
North Wales - - - -
Mid Wales - - - -
C
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C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (21.43%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (14.29%) UNIX
6 4 (14.29%) SOA
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) HTTP
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.71%) CA Gen
7 3 (10.71%) CA
7 3 (10.71%) Internet
7 3 (10.71%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) C++
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (10.71%) Web Services

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (3.57%) Zope
1 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 2 (7.14%) AMQP
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
3 2 (7.14%) DMZ
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) DVB
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Impala
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) CA Gen
2 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (3.57%) C Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Transition Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Database Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.57%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) XHTML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Catalyst
3 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) MDX
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) Django
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Mason
3 1 (3.57%) CPAN
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) RAD
6 2 (7.14%) RUP
6 2 (7.14%) DSDM
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
1 2 (7.14%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) CA
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
2 2 (7.14%) Fujitsu
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) ESRI
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago