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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 40 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing C 23 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.10% 2.83% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.52% 8.75% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 1
Average daily rate
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£530 £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.66% -30.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
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
270 160 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.39% 32.32% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 102 75
Average daily rate £425 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +78.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -6 13 £530 +430.00% 2
Banbury - 1 £750 - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (51.52%) C++
2 15 (45.45%) Degree
3 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
4 11 (33.33%) Project Management
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Games
6 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
7 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (24.24%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
7 8 (24.24%) MS Project
7 8 (24.24%) MS Office
7 8 (24.24%) PMI
7 8 (24.24%) PMP
7 8 (24.24%) PMI Certification
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Publishing
7 8 (24.24%) Change Management
8 7 (21.21%) Physics
8 7 (21.21%) Marketing
9 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
9 6 (18.18%) Xbox
9 6 (18.18%) Python
10 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) Electronics
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
11 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
11 4 (12.12%) NHS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (24.24%) MS Project
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) Maya
2 3 (9.09%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (27.27%) Games
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Publishing
3 7 (21.21%) Marketing
4 4 (12.12%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Programmer
3 4 (12.12%) Project Director
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Graphics Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Animator
5 2 (6.06%) C Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
2 8 (24.24%) PMI
3 7 (21.21%) Physics
4 6 (18.18%) Xbox
5 4 (12.12%) NHS
6 3 (9.09%) PlayStation
6 3 (9.09%) Animation
7 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
8 1 (3.03%) Robotics
8 1 (3.03%) Mechatronics
8 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
8 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
2 11 (33.33%) Project Management
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
4 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Game Development
8 1 (3.03%) OO
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) ETL
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) Data Management
8 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.03%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C++
2 6 (18.18%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (24.24%) PMP
2 8 (24.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
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