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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 36 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs citing C 7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.14% 3.41% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 6.02% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £430 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 191 166 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 58.41% 56.66% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 130 111
Median daily rate £430 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -11.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) C++/CLI
4 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Qt
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Node.js
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 2 (18.18%) Talend
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Protractor
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Architect
3 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Verification Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Qt
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C++/CLI
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Talend
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds