The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Wiltshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 53 38 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Contract jobs citing C 11 16 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.64% 2.78% 7.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.75% 9.20% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 28
Average daily rate
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£363 £426 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.95% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £454 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Average hourly rate £26.38 £15.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.95% -59.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.28 £30.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
163 174 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.26% 30.26% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 105 100
Average daily rate £310 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
South West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -8 4 £450 - 2
Chippenham - - - - 2
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Firmware
2 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
4 5 (21.74%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
5 4 (17.39%) 3G
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) ZigBee
5 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Smart Meter
6 3 (13.04%) QNX
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
6 3 (13.04%) UNIX
6 3 (13.04%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) MS Project
7 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
7 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
7 2 (8.70%) Coverity

C
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
1 4 (17.39%) 3G
1 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (17.39%) Wireless
1 4 (17.39%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.70%) Valgrind
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Developer
1 3 (13.04%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.70%) C Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Security Designer
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Designer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
1 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
3 4 (17.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.35%) RMADS
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) RAD
3 1 (4.35%) DSDM
3 1 (4.35%) OOD
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) OOP
3 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Test Management
3 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.35%) V-Model
3 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.35%) OpenUP
3 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
3 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) APMP
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) QNX
2 2 (8.70%) Coverity
3 1 (4.35%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.35%) IronPort
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