Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing C 57 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.60% 2.46% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.78% 8.96% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 12
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -20.25% +4.82%
10th Percentile £306 £170 £325
90th Percentile £638 £400 £581
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £448
% change year-on-year +9.33% -16.20% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -15.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £40.25 £33.75 £32.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.11% +5.52%

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 484 346 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.57% 27.44% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 243 274
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £265
90th Percentile £600 £500 £513
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £357
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.12% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 16
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £38.15 £26.45 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.15 £77.13
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.61% +4.56% +1.91%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Salisbury -13 12 £538 +121.65% 1
Corsham +5 7 £367 +22.33% 1
Swindon -23 7 £425 +30.77% 7
Chippenham 0 2 £375 - 7
C
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 35 (61.40%) Security Cleared
2 31 (54.39%) C++
3 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
5 19 (33.33%) Linux
6 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
6 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
7 15 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
8 13 (22.81%) SDLC
9 12 (21.05%) Java
9 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (19.30%) TOGAF
10 11 (19.30%) Banking
10 11 (19.30%) Web Services
10 11 (19.30%) Embedded C
10 11 (19.30%) Embedded C++
10 11 (19.30%) Python
10 11 (19.30%) Finance
10 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (17.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (17.54%) IT Strategy
11 10 (17.54%) Critical Thinking
11 10 (17.54%) DSDM
11 10 (17.54%) XML
11 10 (17.54%) Windows
11 10 (17.54%) JSP
11 10 (17.54%) SOAP
11 10 (17.54%) Information Security
11 10 (17.54%) JSON

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 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.51%) JBehave
2 1 (1.75%) JMeter
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (19.30%) Banking
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.02%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Applications Architect
4 8 (14.04%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded C Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) Web Services
2 10 (17.54%) JSON
2 10 (17.54%) JSP
2 10 (17.54%) SOAP
2 10 (17.54%) XML
3 8 (14.04%) WPF
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) Qt
5 1 (1.75%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (3.51%) Contactless
3 2 (3.51%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 9 (15.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (22.81%) SDLC
4 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (19.30%) TOGAF
6 10 (17.54%) Critical Thinking
6 10 (17.54%) DSDM
6 10 (17.54%) Information Security
6 10 (17.54%) IT Strategy
7 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 8 (14.04%) MVVM
9 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.77%) Migration
11 5 (8.77%) OO
12 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
12 4 (7.02%) Security Testing
13 3 (5.26%) Information Assurance
13 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) C++
2 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
3 12 (21.05%) Java
4 11 (19.30%) Embedded C
4 11 (19.30%) Embedded C++
4 11 (19.30%) Python
5 9 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) SQL
7 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (61.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
3 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) CEH
4 3 (5.26%) CISSP
5 2 (3.51%) ISEB
5 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) HMG Infosec
1 10 (17.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 10 (17.54%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.75%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
1 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee
4 1 (1.75%) Scality
4 1 (1.75%) Veeam
4 1 (1.75%) Veritas