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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing C 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% 1.07% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 2.04% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £418 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +6.79% +10.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 110 147 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 33.54% 52.31% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 107 126
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £26.39 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.48% -22.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Def Stans
4 1 (16.67%) Green Hills
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver Development

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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Green Hills
1 1 (16.67%) Intel