Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 71 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing C 8 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.10% 1.81% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.98% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Oxford median daily rate £435 £200 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.50% -52.94% +25.93%
10th Percentile £416 £200 £233
90th Percentile £471 £200 £478
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £415 £420
% change year-on-year +3.61% -1.19% +13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.99% -33.64% -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -34.09% +35.80%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 398 436 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 54.52% 60.72% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 343 271
Oxford median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £313 £234 £260
90th Percentile £575 £536 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +129.89%
10th Percentile £32.50 £17.78 £20.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £55.30
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +100.00%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Oxford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) VectorCAST
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (25.00%) MISRA
2 2 (25.00%) IEC 62304
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) LAN

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) HSRP
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) VRRP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Protractor
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ASIC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ASIC Verification Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LESS
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) Sass
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) ASIC
1 1 (12.50%) ASIC Verification
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Optoelectronics
1 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) IEC 62304
1 2 (25.00%) MISRA
1 2 (25.00%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
1 1 (12.50%) Talend