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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 42 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.80% - 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£348 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
130 51 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.76% 29.48% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 31 68
Average daily rate £411 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) French Language
4 1 (16.67%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
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