The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 54 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing C 14 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.01% 0.43% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.93% 1.42% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£515 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+415.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
C
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
236 141 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.86% 30.00% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 81 64
Average daily rate £363 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Oxfordshire region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Oxfordshire region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -5 12 £500 +400.00% 7
Abingdon - - - - 2
Banbury - - - - 1
Chinnor - - - - 1
Faringdon - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Change Management
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Publishing
4 8 (42.11%) MS Project
4 8 (42.11%) MS Office
4 8 (42.11%) PMI
4 8 (42.11%) PMP
4 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
4 8 (42.11%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
6 6 (31.58%) C++
7 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
7 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
7 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) C#
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (10.53%) Mathematics

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (42.11%) MS Project
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Publishing
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Project Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior C Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) PMI
2 3 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.26%) Physics
4 1 (5.26%) Robotics
4 1 (5.26%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Change Management
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
3 8 (42.11%) Financial Modelling
4 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) PMP
1 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
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