The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 51 50 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing C 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.00% 1.11% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 2.22% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
C
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
222 180 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 63.43% 50.14% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 154 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

C
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Oxford region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for C.

1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
1 11 (78.57%) C++
1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) Python
1 11 (78.57%) Algorithms
2 10 (71.43%) Quantitative Trading
2 10 (71.43%) Data Acquisition
2 10 (71.43%) Open Source
2 10 (71.43%) Hedge funds
2 10 (71.43%) SciPy
2 10 (71.43%) NumPy
2 10 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 10 (71.43%) Visualisation
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
2 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 10 (71.43%) Esper
2 10 (71.43%) Time Series Analysis
2 10 (71.43%) Pyramid
2 10 (71.43%) Pandas
2 10 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) Statistics
2 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
2 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (71.43%) KDB
2 10 (71.43%) Front Office
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) KDB
1 10 (71.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Maven
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
1 10 (71.43%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
1 10 (71.43%) Esper
1 10 (71.43%) NumPy
1 10 (71.43%) Pandas
1 10 (71.43%) Pyramid
1 10 (71.43%) SciPy
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Algorithms
2 10 (71.43%) Hedge funds
2 10 (71.43%) Statistics
2 10 (71.43%) Visualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (71.43%) Data Acquisition
2 10 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) Open Source
2 10 (71.43%) Quantitative Trading
2 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
2 10 (71.43%) Time Series Analysis
2 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C++
1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
3 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) MISRA
2 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
3 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle