Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 50 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -3
Contract jobs citing C 45 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.57% 2.92% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.31% 10.68% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 11
Wiltshire median daily rate £379 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.62% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £306 £170 £305
90th Percentile £628 £403 £515
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +1.88% -11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.18% +31.50%
10th Percentile £40.13 £31.25 £21.50
90th Percentile £43.38 £49.50 £73.80
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +12.50% +9.59%

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 398 365 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.61% 27.36% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 241 253
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £525 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 22
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +2.01% +77.38%
10th Percentile £38.28 £31.25 £16.03
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.00 £49.73
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +12.00%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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
Swindon -16 7 £400 +23.08% 3
Corsham +15 6 £367 +9.55% 1
Chippenham -1 2 £375 - 1
Salisbury -7 2 £346 +11.53% 1
Warminster - 1 £525 -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 24 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.00%) C++
3 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 11 (24.44%) SDLC
4 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
5 10 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 10 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 9 (20.00%) Unix
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) Aerospace
8 7 (15.56%) C#
9 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
9 6 (13.33%) MVVM
9 6 (13.33%) WPF
9 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (11.11%) Windows
10 5 (11.11%) Service Management
10 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.11%) Internet
11 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (8.89%) OO
11 4 (8.89%) IT Governance
11 4 (8.89%) Migration
11 4 (8.89%) Military

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 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.22%) GIS
1 1 (2.22%) JasperReports
1 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.44%) JBehave
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.22%) FishEye
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (17.78%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.89%) Military
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Software Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) C Software Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Embedded C Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) WPF
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) Ajax
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.22%) AWT
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) GWT
3 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.22%) JMS
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
3 1 (2.22%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (4.44%) Contactless
2 2 (4.44%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Unix
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) SDLC
1 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
1 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
3 6 (13.33%) MVVM
4 5 (11.11%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) IT Governance
5 4 (8.89%) IT Strategy
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.89%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) C++
2 10 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 10 (22.22%) Embedded C++
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) CEH
4 3 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) WSUS
2 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Arqiva
2 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) Huawei
2 1 (2.22%) McAfee
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy
2 1 (2.22%) VMware