Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 16 January 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 82 77
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +5
Contract jobs citing C 12 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.99% 1.65% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 3.13% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 10
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -2.44% +19.71%
10th Percentile £314 £300 £292
90th Percentile £561 £485 £437
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -34.55% +35.80%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.70 £37.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £39.55 £55.15
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 617 640 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.74% 52.72% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 466 440
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £260
90th Percentile £590 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -7.69% +73.33%
10th Percentile £25.75 £15.25 £15.13
90th Percentile £77.50 £41.85 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% +13.33%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Oxfordshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Oxfordshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Oxfordshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Oxfordshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 8 £450 +63.64% 11
Kidlington - 1 - - 2
C
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 5 (41.67%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) ASIC Verification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ASIC
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) VectorCAST
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) MISRA C
3 2 (16.67%) MISRA
3 2 (16.67%) IEC 62304
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Optoelectronics
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Atmel
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

C
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GNU Octave
1 1 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (8.33%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) HSRP
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) VRRP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VectorCAST
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) ASIC Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) ASIC Verification Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) BPM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Process Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) MFC
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) OpenCV
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (16.67%) ASIC
1 2 (16.67%) ASIC Verification
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Optoelectronics
2 1 (8.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) BPEL
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) OCR
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) ANSI C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++/CLI
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) IEC 62304
1 2 (16.67%) MISRA
1 2 (16.67%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Atmel
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds