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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 53 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing C 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.58% 1.30% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 5.42% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate £375 £428 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £361 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £559 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% +2.85%
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
207 166 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.66% 24.02% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 91 103
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £28.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon - 4 £365 - 3
Chippenham - 2 - -
Corsham -6 1 £280 -45.36%
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (37.50%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
4 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 5 (20.83%) Bluetooth
5 5 (20.83%) MS Office
5 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) Wireless
6 4 (16.67%) Electronics
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) ISEB
7 3 (12.50%) HND
7 3 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (12.50%) QA
7 3 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Unix

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Bluetooth
2 4 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) Broadband
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Bower
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Grunt
3 1 (4.17%) gulp
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) LESS
1 1 (4.17%) Sass
1 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) Ada
5 1 (4.17%) ECMAScript
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) HND
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago