The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxford region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 29 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.39% - 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% - 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
75 67 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.72% 32.37% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 60
Average daily rate £350 £313 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £544 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
Oxfordshire

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) SLA
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) Modbus
1 1 (10.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (10.00%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Fortinet