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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 46 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing C 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.85% 2.76% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 5.84% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £200 £85 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -74.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £33.75 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +14.39%
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
199 137 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 56.06% 47.24% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 111 105
Median daily rate £475 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Median hourly rate £20.65 £55.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.46% +139.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £46.00 £19.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.45 £25.00
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 4 (44.44%) Front Office
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Refactoring
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) KDB
1 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
1 4 (44.44%) Hedge funds
1 4 (44.44%) SciPy
1 4 (44.44%) NumPy
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) Esper
1 4 (44.44%) Time Series Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Pyramid
1 4 (44.44%) Pandas
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 4 (44.44%) Quantitative Trading
1 4 (44.44%) Data Acquisition

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) KDB
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) Esper
1 4 (44.44%) NumPy
1 4 (44.44%) Pandas
1 4 (44.44%) Pyramid
1 4 (44.44%) SciPy
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 4 (44.44%) Hedge funds
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
1 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) Data Acquisition
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
1 4 (44.44%) Quantitative Trading
1 4 (44.44%) Refactoring
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Time Series Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) MISRA
2 2 (22.22%) MISRA C
3 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) SAP