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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 36 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.25% - 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
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 - - £12.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +4.76%
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
141 60 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.61% 30.30% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 41 41
Average daily rate £380 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £375 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) VCP4
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Publishing
5 3 (25.00%) Device Driver
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) MS Project
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) PMI
5 3 (25.00%) PMP
5 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (25.00%) MS Project
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) French Language
3 1 (8.33%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (25.00%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) VCP4
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (25.00%) PMP
2 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (8.33%) Dell