The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 41 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing C 19 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.57% 0.88% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.76% 1.76% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Median daily rate £388 £453 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% +36.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £435 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £471 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -33.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.70 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £17.50 £35.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.44%
C
UK

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
281 398 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 52.82% 49.87% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 286 216
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £15.20 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

C
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +20 17 £400 -11.60% 3
West Wales +11 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for C.

1 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) C++
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 12 (40.00%) UML
5 11 (36.67%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (36.67%) OO
5 11 (36.67%) VoIP
5 11 (36.67%) SNMP
5 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 11 (36.67%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (33.33%) Coverity
6 10 (33.33%) StarTeam
6 10 (33.33%) Requirements Management
6 10 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Use Case
9 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
9 3 (10.00%) JIRA
9 3 (10.00%) Selenium
9 3 (10.00%) CEH
9 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) OrCAD
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) SNMP
1 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (36.67%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless Security
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (36.67%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 10 (33.33%) StarTeam
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) Burp Suite
5 2 (6.67%) DbUnit
5 2 (6.67%) JMeter
5 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 2 (6.67%) Spock
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C++/C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) CESG
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (40.00%) UML
3 11 (36.67%) OO
3 11 (36.67%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (33.33%) Requirements Management
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Use Case
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 3 (10.00%) V-Model
6 3 (10.00%) Volume Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C++
2 14 (46.67%) C#
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CEH
2 3 (10.00%) CISA
2 3 (10.00%) CISSP
2 3 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (10.00%) OSCP
3 2 (6.67%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Coverity
2 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.33%) Altera
3 1 (3.33%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Xilinx