Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 21 February 2019 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 52 53
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing C 58 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.94% 2.50% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.85% 7.03% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 28
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £455 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.88% +22.97% -3.27%
10th Percentile £413 £309 £300
90th Percentile £610 £675 £588
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £448
% change year-on-year - +0.56% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £40.05 £36.75 £40.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.25 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -9.64%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 655 370 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 33.16% 35.51% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 254 275
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £338 £306 £295
90th Percentile £638 £600 £513
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 4 15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -2.44%
10th Percentile £38.58 £26.25 £18.70
90th Percentile £49.70 £42.25 £50.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -4.31%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Wiltshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Wiltshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Wiltshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Wiltshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salisbury -5 28 £550 +126.80% 1
Swindon -15 12 £425 -5.56% 13
Corsham -32 5 £525 +12.60%
Chippenham -1 4 £425 - 3
C
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for C.

1 39 (67.24%) C++
1 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
2 36 (62.07%) Linux
3 34 (58.62%) Software Engineering
4 31 (53.45%) Java
5 30 (51.72%) XML
5 30 (51.72%) Python
5 30 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 28 (48.28%) TOGAF
8 27 (46.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 27 (46.55%) JSON
8 27 (46.55%) HMG Infosec
8 27 (46.55%) JSP 440
8 27 (46.55%) Information Security
8 27 (46.55%) DSDM
8 27 (46.55%) JSP
8 27 (46.55%) SOAP
8 27 (46.55%) Web Services
8 27 (46.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 27 (46.55%) Critical Thinking
9 26 (44.83%) SC Cleared
10 25 (43.10%) DV Cleared
11 20 (34.48%) Finance
12 18 (31.03%) Banking
13 17 (29.31%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (29.31%) IT Strategy
14 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (15.52%) Degree

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (1.72%) CMS
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.72%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.72%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Law
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Architect
2 28 (48.28%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (22.41%) Applications Architect
4 9 (15.52%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Lead Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Kernel Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) XML
2 27 (46.55%) JSON
2 27 (46.55%) JSP
2 27 (46.55%) SOAP
2 27 (46.55%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) Android NDK
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) Middleware
3 3 (5.17%) Spring
3 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.72%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) Kafka
4 1 (1.72%) Qt
4 1 (1.72%) WPF
4 1 (1.72%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.17%) ASIC
3 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Fintech
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) VHDL
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.72%) TMS320
5 1 (1.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Android
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 28 (48.28%) TOGAF
3 27 (46.55%) Critical Thinking
3 27 (46.55%) DSDM
3 27 (46.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 27 (46.55%) Information Security
4 17 (29.31%) IT Strategy
4 17 (29.31%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.90%) Time Management
8 3 (5.17%) Android Development
8 3 (5.17%) Device Driver Development
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (5.17%) MVC
8 3 (5.17%) Open Source
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
9 2 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) C++
2 31 (53.45%) Java
3 30 (51.72%) Python
4 29 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.90%) SQL
6 3 (5.17%) Java 8
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
2 26 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 25 (43.10%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (46.55%) HMG Infosec
1 27 (46.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 27 (46.55%) JSP 440
2 3 (5.17%) JTAG
3 1 (1.72%) MISRA
3 1 (1.72%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Firmware
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Scality
5 1 (1.72%) Veeam
5 1 (1.72%) Veritas