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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 54 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing C 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 2.11% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 4.23% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.86% +15.00%

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
280 260 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 48.95% 49.81% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 216 147
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £28.90 £39.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.91% +93.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 0 2 £350 -4.10% 5
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 8 (40.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Internet
4 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 5 (25.00%) PostGIS
5 4 (20.00%) Go
5 4 (20.00%) Puppet
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Rust
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (15.00%) IPv4
6 3 (15.00%) IPv6
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 3 (15.00%) SAP
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) IIS
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) Automotive
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)

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 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) IPv4
3 3 (15.00%) IPv6
4 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) Broadband
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (15.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Junior
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Database Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) PostGIS
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) VHDL
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (15.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Go
5 4 (20.00%) Rust
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
7 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) MISRA
2 2 (10.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com