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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 42 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing C 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% 0.54% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
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
122 74 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.80% 39.78% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 51 41
Average daily rate £388 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £27.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £27.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) French Language
4 1 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Process Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Fortinet