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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 67 69 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -40
Contract jobs citing C 6 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.71% 0.75% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 1.96% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Average daily rate
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£453 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.83% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £300 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.38 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.64% +112.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
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
397 306 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.76% 38.35% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 205 97
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £14.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 5 £453 - 4
West Wales +5 1 - - 1
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) ITSM
6 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (20.00%) SLA
7 4 (20.00%) MS Project
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) UNIX
8 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) C++
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.00%) Fujitsu
8 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) PerformancePoint

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DMZ
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) OLAP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Impala
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Perl Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Perl Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) MDX
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) ITSM
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) RUP
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) ISEB
6 1 (5.00%) CISSP
6 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.00%) CISM
6 1 (5.00%) CISMP
6 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) LANDesk