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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 46 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing C 32 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.95% 2.16% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.94% 3.91% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 6
Median daily rate £423 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £335 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £452 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £17.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -19.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.94%
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
403 384 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.75% 55.41% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 301 238
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +24 32 £423 +5.62% 9
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
2 38 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 36 (62.07%) Software Engineering
4 32 (55.17%) UML
5 25 (43.10%) OO
5 25 (43.10%) C++
6 23 (39.66%) OOA/OOD
7 21 (36.21%) VoIP
7 21 (36.21%) SNMP
7 21 (36.21%) TCP/IP
7 21 (36.21%) Requirements Management
8 20 (34.48%) Windows
8 20 (34.48%) SQL
9 19 (32.76%) Eclipse
10 17 (29.31%) C#
11 16 (27.59%) Rational DOORS
12 14 (24.14%) Linux
13 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
13 13 (22.41%) StarTeam
13 13 (22.41%) Coverity
14 11 (18.97%) Embedded C
15 7 (12.07%) Embedded C++
16 6 (10.34%) Bluetooth
16 6 (10.34%) WAN
16 6 (10.34%) Firmware
16 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
16 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (10.34%) GCC
17 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement

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 (1.72%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.72%) PowerExchange
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) SNMP
1 21 (36.21%) TCP/IP
1 21 (36.21%) VoIP
2 6 (10.34%) Bluetooth
2 6 (10.34%) WAN
2 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (8.62%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) Firewall
4 4 (6.90%) Wireless
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
1 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.72%) DataStage
1 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.72%) HBase
1 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.72%) OLAP
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
1 1 (1.72%) QlikView
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Eclipse
2 16 (27.59%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (22.41%) StarTeam
3 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.34%) GCC
4 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.17%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.17%) JMeter
5 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.17%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (5.17%) Selenium
5 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.17%) The Grinder
5 3 (5.17%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Military
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Software Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 12 (20.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 11 (18.97%) C Software Engineer
5 11 (18.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Firmware Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) J2EE
2 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) iSeries
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Software Engineering
2 32 (55.17%) UML
3 25 (43.10%) OO
4 23 (39.66%) OOA/OOD
5 21 (36.21%) Requirements Management
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Business Development
8 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Project Governance
8 3 (5.17%) RAD
8 3 (5.17%) RUP
8 3 (5.17%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) C++
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) Embedded C
5 7 (12.07%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.17%) Assembly Language
6 3 (5.17%) Groovy
6 3 (5.17%) Java
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
2 38 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) HNC
5 1 (1.72%) CEH
5 1 (1.72%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.72%) CISA
5 1 (1.72%) CISSP
5 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.72%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Coverity
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) Genesys
3 3 (5.17%) NICE Systems
3 3 (5.17%) Siebel
4 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
4 2 (3.45%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
4 2 (3.45%) Teradata
5 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.72%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus
5 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.72%) ParAccel
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase