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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 55 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing C 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.79% 0.24% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 0.83% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £350 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £350 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
210 121 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.12% 29.58% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 67 116
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 - 4 £461 - 4
Abingdon - - - - 1
Banbury - - - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Firmware
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Pascal
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) OpenVMS
4 2 (14.29%) Fortran
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Database Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) OpenVMS
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Pascal
4 2 (14.29%) Fortran
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PL/1
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
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