Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 67 57
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing C 61 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.43% 1.91% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.01% 6.28% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 26
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £369 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.15% +1.72% -7.94%
10th Percentile £306 £311 £300
90th Percentile £638 £750 £588
South West median daily rate £435 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +8.75% -6.98% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.79% +7.50%
10th Percentile £40.13 £36.25 £40.50
90th Percentile £43.38 £38.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00% -

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 554 382 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.12% 30.44% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 271 277
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £620 £530 £531
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.33% -12.99% +18.46%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.25 £18.65
90th Percentile £49.05 £39.75 £68.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -10 23 £550 +126.80% 1
Corsham -8 5 £385 -18.62%
Swindon -20 3 £463 +21.31% 9
Chippenham -3 2 £375 - 9
C
South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 47 (77.05%) Security Cleared
2 37 (60.66%) C++
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 29 (47.54%) Software Engineering
4 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
4 28 (45.90%) Linux
5 26 (42.62%) DV Cleared
6 24 (39.34%) PowerShell
6 24 (39.34%) Java
6 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (36.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 22 (36.07%) Critical Thinking
7 22 (36.07%) JSP
7 22 (36.07%) SOAP
7 22 (36.07%) Web Services
7 22 (36.07%) XML
7 22 (36.07%) DSDM
7 22 (36.07%) Python
7 22 (36.07%) Information Security
7 22 (36.07%) HMG Infosec
7 22 (36.07%) JSP 440
7 22 (36.07%) TOGAF
7 22 (36.07%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (36.07%) JSON
8 20 (32.79%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (26.23%) Finance
9 16 (26.23%) Banking
10 15 (24.59%) IT Strategy
11 10 (16.39%) SDLC
12 9 (14.75%) Windows

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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DHCP
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.28%) JBehave
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (26.23%) Banking
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.56%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Architect
2 20 (32.79%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Applications Architect
4 11 (18.03%) Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) JSON
1 22 (36.07%) JSP
1 22 (36.07%) SOAP
1 22 (36.07%) Web Services
1 22 (36.07%) XML
2 8 (13.11%) WPF
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) Qt
3 1 (1.64%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Software Engineering
2 22 (36.07%) Critical Thinking
2 22 (36.07%) DSDM
2 22 (36.07%) Enterprise Architecture
2 22 (36.07%) Information Security
2 22 (36.07%) TOGAF
3 20 (32.79%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (24.59%) IT Strategy
5 10 (16.39%) SDLC
6 8 (13.11%) MVVM
7 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Migration
9 5 (8.20%) OO
10 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.56%) Project Management
10 4 (6.56%) Security Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) C++
2 24 (39.34%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) PowerShell
3 22 (36.07%) Python
4 8 (13.11%) C#
5 7 (11.48%) Embedded C
5 7 (11.48%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.92%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (77.05%) Security Cleared
2 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
3 26 (42.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) CEH
4 3 (4.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) ISEB
5 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (36.07%) HMG Infosec
1 22 (36.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 22 (36.07%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
1 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) McAfee
4 1 (1.64%) Scality
4 1 (1.64%) Veeam
4 1 (1.64%) Veritas