The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 25 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 29 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 +33  
Contract jobs citing C 18 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.40% 4.44% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 9.68% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
Median daily rate £421 £408 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.37% -9.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £600 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% -14.28%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 192 217 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 36.29% 45.88% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 154 218
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.14% -18.57%  
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in South Wales

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in South Wales

C
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +7 11 £388 -0.64% 2
Cardiff 0 3 £418 +19.28% 3
Caerphilly - 2 £435 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
C
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for C.

1 22 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) Coaching
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) Ingres ABF
5 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) AIX
5 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Unix
5 8 (23.53%) Ingres
5 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
5 8 (23.53%) OpenROAD
6 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
6 7 (20.59%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) OO
8 5 (14.71%) C++
9 4 (11.76%) Green Hills
9 4 (11.76%) Requirements Management
9 4 (11.76%) Business Development
9 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
9 4 (11.76%) Marketing
9 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 4 (11.76%) GCC
9 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (11.76%) Multithreaded Programming

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (23.53%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Bluetooth
1 4 (11.76%) SNMP
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) VoIP
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Ingres
1 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
1 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 4 (11.76%) GCC
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Legal
1 4 (11.76%) Marketing
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Presales Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Presales Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) CPLD
3 1 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) AIX
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) Coaching
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
5 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Business Development
7 4 (11.76%) Change Control
7 4 (11.76%) Device Driver Development
7 4 (11.76%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.76%) Presales
7 4 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 4 (11.76%) UML
8 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.88%) OOD
10 1 (2.94%) Contact Management
10 1 (2.94%) ITIL
10 1 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Ingres ABF
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C++
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
4 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Green Hills
1 4 (11.76%) Intel
2 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) EMC
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy
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