The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 38 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing C 12 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.30% 1.52% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 5.07% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Average daily rate £310 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 - £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.55 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.50% -4.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
169 138 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.38% 29.93% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 67 151
Average daily rate £315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -4.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
C
South East

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 7 £100 - 6
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Witney - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
1 4 (30.77%) Software Distribution
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) UML
1 4 (30.77%) OOD
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Modbus
2 1 (7.69%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Distribution
1 4 (30.77%) UML
1 4 (30.77%) OOD
2 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) CCENT
1 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
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