The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing C 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.43% 1.69% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 3.88% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Median daily rate £500 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.57% -24.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 152 103 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 54.48% 43.64% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 85 116
Median daily rate £405 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +395.45% -50.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C in Oxford

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Oxford

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Oxford

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Oxford

C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Siebel
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
1 1 (16.67%) Talend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago