The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 28 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing C 15 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.45% 3.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
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
140 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.54% 31.17% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 46 28
Average daily rate £450 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) MS Project
4 7 (35.00%) MS Office
4 7 (35.00%) PMI
4 7 (35.00%) PMP
4 7 (35.00%) PMI Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Publishing
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (35.00%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (30.00%) C++
6 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (15.00%) Physics
8 3 (15.00%) Marketing
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
8 3 (15.00%) NHS
8 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) PlayStation
9 2 (10.00%) Xbox
9 2 (10.00%) Git (software)

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Project
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Project Director
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) PMI
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.00%) Physics
3 3 (15.00%) NHS
4 2 (10.00%) PlayStation
4 2 (10.00%) Xbox
4 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Data Management
7 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) PMP
2 7 (35.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy