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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 51 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing C 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.65% 0.80% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 2.36% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate £390 £575 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.17% +64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.44%
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
275 212 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 50.27% 33.81% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 141 64
Average daily rate £413 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.81% -45.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 5 £365 -20.86% 6
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (85.00%) C++
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) OO
3 11 (55.00%) OOD
3 11 (55.00%) Fortran
3 11 (55.00%) Parallel Programming
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) Firmware
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) OWASP
7 2 (10.00%) OSCP
7 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.00%) OpenVAS
7 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (10.00%) Qualys
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) GIAC
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Nessus

C
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Fortran Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C++ Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Fortran Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Fortran Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) OO
1 11 (55.00%) OOD
1 11 (55.00%) Parallel Programming
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) OWASP
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Fortran
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CEH
2 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (10.00%) GIAC
2 2 (10.00%) OSCP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
1 2 (10.00%) Nmap
1 2 (10.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Qualys
2 1 (5.00%) BMC
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy
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