Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

C
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 36 75
Rank change year-on-year -13 +39 -5
Contract jobs citing C 8 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.32% 3.11% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 8.42% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.98% -
10th Percentile £276 £325 £338
90th Percentile £428 £438 £451
South Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Cardiff median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +196.30% -11.48%
10th Percentile £35.75 £40.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £37.25 £40.00 £18.50
South Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -33.64% +292.86% +1.19%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 219 202 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.08% 36.93% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 148 342
Cardiff median daily rate £369 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.60% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £215
90th Percentile £470 £531 £449
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +196.30% -11.48%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.09
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £20.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +18.74%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Cardiff

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Use Case
1 2 (25.00%) Line Management
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Def Stans
2 1 (12.50%) MISRA C
2 1 (12.50%) MISRA
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) VCP5
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Green Hills
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

C
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
1 1 (12.50%) ISDN
1 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Line Management
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Def Stans
1 1 (12.50%) MISRA
1 1 (12.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Genesys
1 1 (12.50%) Green Hills
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft