The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 28 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.

C
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 39 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing C 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.75% 1.85% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 5.08% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £365 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.65% -  
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 Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 133 118 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 38.89% 36.31% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 93 51
Median daily rate £413 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -45.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Swindon

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Swindon

C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 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 Swindon region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) vSphere
2 8 (57.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) vRealize
7 1 (7.14%) Power Management
7 1 (7.14%) SDET
7 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
7 1 (7.14%) TACACS
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
7 1 (7.14%) CCNP
7 1 (7.14%) ISEB
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Nokia
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Electronics
7 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
7 1 (7.14%) Games

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) JBehave
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) UI Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Qt
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Power Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle