Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 77 94
Rank change year-on-year +33 +17 -12
Contract jobs citing C 17 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.81% 1.20% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.05% 2.35% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £370 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -13.95% +3.61%
10th Percentile £329 £196 £382
90th Percentile £508 £387 £467
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -15.00% +37.93%
10th Percentile £33.05 £36.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 281 597 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 46.45% 51.33% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 456 503
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £323 £325
90th Percentile £597 £550 £577
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -10.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £18.00 £40.38 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.88 £52.75 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +17 3 £425 +14.86% 13
Abingdon - 1 £360 - 2
C
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) Embedded C
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Law
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) ThreadX
6 3 (17.65%) Electronics
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Network Management
7 2 (11.76%) Service Design
7 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Automotive
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Ruby
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful
7 2 (11.76%) Azure
7 2 (11.76%) AWS
7 2 (11.76%) Avionics
7 2 (11.76%) Perl
7 2 (11.76%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
1 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) 5G
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) IPsec
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) OSPF
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) VRRP
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Law
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
3 2 (11.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Research Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (5.88%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Physics
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Embedded C
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.88%) Renesas
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds