The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 62 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing C 8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.27% 2.07% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 4.55% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £275 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £219 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £420 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Median hourly rate £29.50 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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
327 264 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 52.07% 45.52% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 205 200
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -11 3 £200 +135.29% 2
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 13 (50.00%) C++
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Embedded C
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Internet
6 5 (19.23%) Front Office
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) MySQL
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 5 (19.23%) Maven
6 5 (19.23%) Statistics
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
6 5 (19.23%) KDB
6 5 (19.23%) Scala
6 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
6 5 (19.23%) SciPy
6 5 (19.23%) NumPy
6 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) IPv4
3 3 (11.54%) IPv6
4 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) Broadband
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) RS-232
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) KDB
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) VectorCAST
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Front Office
3 3 (11.54%) Automotive
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics
4 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Junior
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Database Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
1 5 (19.23%) Esper
1 5 (19.23%) NumPy
1 5 (19.23%) Pandas
1 5 (19.23%) PostGIS
1 5 (19.23%) Pyramid
1 5 (19.23%) SciPy
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Algorithms
1 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
1 5 (19.23%) Statistics
1 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.54%) Device Driver
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) VHDL
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Data Acquisition
4 5 (19.23%) Open Source
4 5 (19.23%) Quantitative Trading
4 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
4 5 (19.23%) Time Series Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (7.69%) Security Patching
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (3.85%) B2B
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C++
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Embedded C
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 5 (19.23%) Scala
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Go
6 4 (15.38%) Rust
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
7 3 (11.54%) VBA
8 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) MISRA
2 2 (7.69%) MISRA C
3 1 (3.85%) DO-178B
3 1 (3.85%) HL7
3 1 (3.85%) IEC 61508
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Perforce
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com