The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 57 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Contract jobs citing C 9 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.22% 2.36% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 6.80% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate £334 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £346 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £413 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
287 147 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.84% 34.67% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 95 74
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Average hourly rate £28.88 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.85% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £15.00 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £37.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
UK

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
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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 7 £363 -8.22% 5
Mid Wales - - - - 2
North Wales - - - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Ingres
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) POP3
6 1 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (10.00%) SNMP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) IIS
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) POP3
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) xDSL
1 1 (10.00%) GPON
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Ingres
1 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCEE
2 1 (10.00%) CCAA
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Zetman
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Posted: 8 days ago