Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 79 86
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing C 12 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.99% 2.22% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 3.91% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £408 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -2.98% +20.86%
10th Percentile £382 £305 £157
90th Percentile £467 £475 £432
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +10.34% +0.69% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -34.09% +35.80%
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 606 717 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.79% 56.72% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 521 457
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £262
90th Percentile £575 £556 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +76.84%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.25 £15.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.88 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +7.14%

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 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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 -6 8 £435 +117.50% 11
Kidlington - 1 - -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) MISRA C
2 2 (16.67%) MISRA
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) IEC 62304
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) VectorCAST
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) ASIC
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) ASIC Verification
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive

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%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
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%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VectorCAST
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Protractor
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) ASIC Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) ASIC Verification Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Process Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) LESS
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) OpenCV
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) XHTML
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%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Optoelectronics
2 1 (8.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) BPEL
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
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 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) EMC
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (8.33%) Talend