Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 66 107
Rank change year-on-year +28 +41 -32
Contract jobs citing C 15 8 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.02% 1.00% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 2.08% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +29.17% -31.82%
10th Percentile £347 £381 £192
90th Percentile £528 £394 £480
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40.20 £29.43 £35.25
90th Percentile £50.10 £52.00 £41.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 225 385 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 45.27% 47.95% 49.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 298 487
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £300
90th Percentile £551 £565 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £46.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +0.54% +26.71%
10th Percentile £41.60 £35.09 £33.40
90th Percentile £51.38 £51.63 £57.63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Oxfordshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for C in Oxfordshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C in Oxfordshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for C in Oxfordshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +15 4 - - 19
Abingdon - 1 £360 - 3
C
South East

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (53.33%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Law
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) ThreadX
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (20.00%) Device Driver
7 3 (20.00%) Automotive
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) Docker
8 2 (13.33%) React
8 2 (13.33%) CAN bus
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 2 (13.33%) Azure
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) Node.js

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 (6.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Serverless
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (6.67%) 3G
5 1 (6.67%) 4G
5 1 (6.67%) 5G
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (33.33%) Law
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Avionics
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (53.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Research Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) React
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (13.33%) CAN bus
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) ThreadX
3 2 (13.33%) SafeRTOS
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (53.33%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 2 (13.33%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Renesas