The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 52 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs citing C 14 22 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.97% 3.92% 9.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.53% 12.29% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 43
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £444 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Average hourly rate £13.84 £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.88% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.00 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £32.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
C
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
186 179 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.12% 31.91% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 101 116
Average daily rate £325 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 13
Average hourly rate £20.06 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.01 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Wiltshire region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Wiltshire region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Swindon -9 5 £453 +2.84% 5
Salisbury -9 1 £195 - 1
Chippenham - - - - 2
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Firmware
4 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
5 4 (13.33%) ZigBee
5 4 (13.33%) Bluetooth
5 4 (13.33%) 3G
5 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (13.33%) Wireless
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.00%) QNX
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.00%) MS Project
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Coverity
7 2 (6.67%) Valgrind
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Bluetooth
1 4 (13.33%) 3G
1 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (13.33%) Wireless
1 4 (13.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.67%) Valgrind
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Programme Office Manager
3 2 (6.67%) C Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Security Designer
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 7 (23.33%) Firmware
3 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
5 2 (6.67%) RMADS
6 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) VxWorks
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) OOP
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Process
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Test Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) V-Model
5 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.33%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) APMP
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) QNX
2 2 (6.67%) Coverity
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.33%) IronPort
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee
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