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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 37 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Contract jobs citing C 25 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.97% 1.97% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.33% 3.84% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £415 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £413 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +15.55%
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
242 443 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.41% 51.33% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 318 225
Median daily rate £415 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.82% +15.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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
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 27 September 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 +33 24 £415 +3.75% 9
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 31 (67.39%) SC Cleared
1 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
2 30 (65.22%) C++
3 27 (58.70%) Software Engineering
4 26 (56.52%) UML
4 26 (56.52%) OO
5 24 (52.17%) OOA/OOD
6 21 (45.65%) Windows
7 19 (41.30%) SQL
7 19 (41.30%) C#
8 18 (39.13%) Eclipse
8 18 (39.13%) VoIP
8 18 (39.13%) SNMP
8 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 18 (39.13%) Requirements Management
9 17 (36.96%) StarTeam
9 17 (36.96%) Coverity
9 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
9 17 (36.96%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (17.39%) Embedded C
11 6 (13.04%) Firmware
11 6 (13.04%) Embedded C++
11 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (13.04%) Bluetooth
12 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.87%) Python
12 5 (10.87%) Perl
13 4 (8.70%) Ruby
13 4 (8.70%) CEH
13 4 (8.70%) 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 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.17%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) SNMP
1 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
1 18 (39.13%) VoIP
2 6 (13.04%) Bluetooth
2 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (8.70%) Wireless
3 4 (8.70%) Wireless Security
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) DataStage
2 1 (2.17%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) HBase
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) OLAP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Eclipse
2 17 (36.96%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (36.96%) StarTeam
2 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) GCC
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Software Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Developer
4 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) C Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C/C++ Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C++ Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C++/C# Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Firmware Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) J2EE
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Software Engineering
2 26 (56.52%) OO
2 26 (56.52%) UML
3 24 (52.17%) OOA/OOD
4 18 (39.13%) Requirements Management
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Analytics
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (2.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) MapReduce
7 1 (2.17%) SDLC
7 1 (2.17%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) C++
2 19 (41.30%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Embedded C
4 6 (13.04%) Embedded C++
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) Python
6 4 (8.70%) Java
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) SC Cleared
1 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) CEH
2 4 (8.70%) CISA
2 4 (8.70%) CISSP
2 4 (8.70%) CREST Certified
2 4 (8.70%) OSCP
3 3 (6.52%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) HNC
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Coverity
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.17%) Actian
3 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) ESRI
3 1 (2.17%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.17%) Informatica
3 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.17%) ParAccel
3 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase
3 1 (2.17%) Teradata
South Wales
Mortimer Spinks
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