The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 55 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing C 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.34% 1.46% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 3.05% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £200 £205 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -50.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 £55.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +15.55%
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
220 164 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 58.98% 47.95% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 137 69
Median daily rate £418 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for C.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 10 (66.67%) Esper
1 10 (66.67%) Time Series Analysis
1 10 (66.67%) Pyramid
1 10 (66.67%) Pandas
1 10 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 10 (66.67%) Quantitative Trading
1 10 (66.67%) Data Acquisition
1 10 (66.67%) C++
1 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) OO
1 10 (66.67%) Python
1 10 (66.67%) Front Office
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Maven
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 10 (66.67%) Statistics
1 10 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (66.67%) KDB
1 10 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
1 10 (66.67%) Hedge funds
1 10 (66.67%) SciPy
1 10 (66.67%) NumPy
1 10 (66.67%) MongoDB

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) KDB
1 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 10 (66.67%) Esper
1 10 (66.67%) NumPy
1 10 (66.67%) Pandas
1 10 (66.67%) Pyramid
1 10 (66.67%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 10 (66.67%) Hedge funds
1 10 (66.67%) Statistics
1 10 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (66.67%) Data Acquisition
1 10 (66.67%) OO
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
1 10 (66.67%) Quantitative Trading
1 10 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 10 (66.67%) Time Series Analysis
1 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C++
1 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (13.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) MISRA
2 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
2 2 (13.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco