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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 36 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing C 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.76% 1.09% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 3.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £365 £461 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% +2.85%
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
149 125 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 52.46% 34.15% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 32
Average daily rate £425 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) OOD
2 7 (58.33%) Fortran
2 7 (58.33%) Parallel Programming
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMI
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C++ Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Fortran Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Fortran Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OO
1 7 (58.33%) OOD
1 7 (58.33%) Parallel Programming
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) Fortran
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) BMC
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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