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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 44 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing C 19 30 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.60% 6.06% 9.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.27% 19.61% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 48
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£413 £343 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £276 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £13.84 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.88% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £22.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £41.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.73% -9.45%
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
205 153 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.08% 30.91% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 90 128
Average daily rate £400 £320 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 15
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.66 £25.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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
Salisbury -13 5 £325 +35.41%
Swindon -14 3 £413 -1.78% 4
Chippenham +3 1 £438 +34.61% 5
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (21.88%) C++
4 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) Finance
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Firmware
7 4 (12.50%) UNIX
7 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.38%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) MS Project
8 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++
8 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
8 3 (9.38%) QNX
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) Valgrind
9 2 (6.25%) Coverity
9 2 (6.25%) Change Control
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
9 2 (6.25%) Firewall

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Project
3 2 (6.25%) MS Office
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
2 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) HBase
1 1 (3.13%) Voldemort
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.25%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Designer
3 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Programme Office Manager
3 2 (6.25%) C Developer
4 1 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Security Designer
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Ajax
1 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.13%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.13%) VHDL
4 1 (3.13%) Verilog
4 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.13%) RMADS
4 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) ASIC
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Process
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Data Security
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++
2 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (3.13%) PMP
5 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) QNX
3 2 (6.25%) Coverity
4 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.13%) Xilinx
4 1 (3.13%) IronPort
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee
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