The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 36 56 32
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24  
Contract jobs citing C 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.88% 1.18% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 2.42% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 143 207 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.18% 48.94% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 147 88
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C in Cardiff

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Cardiff

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Cardiff

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Cardiff

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Business Development
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
6 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) JMeter
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) WinRunner
6 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
6 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) Genesys
6 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
6 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) RAD

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) PowerExchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) SNMP
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 3 (17.65%) GCC
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) JMeter
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 3 (17.65%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
1 3 (17.65%) The Grinder
1 3 (17.65%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
4 3 (17.65%) RAD
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
4 3 (17.65%) RUP
4 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) V-Model
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
2 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
2 3 (17.65%) Groovy
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Genesys
1 3 (17.65%) NICE Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Siebel
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Teradata