Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 85 78
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 -6
Contract jobs citing C 13 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.69% 1.23% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 2.56% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £369 £323 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.34% -25.86% +8.75%
10th Percentile £205 £180 £375
90th Percentile £459 £387 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +25.93% -3.57%
10th Percentile £31.61 £34.00 £22.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.13
South East median hourly rate £46.59 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.61% - +10.39%

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 349 624 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 45.50% 48.15% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 472 441
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £282 £313
90th Percentile £575 £590 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £18.00 £37.40 £23.38
90th Percentile £51.00 £57.50 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £46.59 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +9.61% -1.16% +7.50%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +21 6 £350 +8.53% 18
C
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 8 (61.54%) C++
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
3 5 (38.46%) Firmware
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (23.08%) Electronics
5 2 (15.38%) Law
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
5 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) CAN bus
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Physics
6 1 (7.69%) Qt
6 1 (7.69%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (7.69%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (7.69%) Avionics
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow

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 (7.69%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.69%) WebEx
1 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Avionics
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Flash
1 1 (7.69%) Qt
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) CAN bus
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Analogue Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Lidar
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (7.69%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Component Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
2 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (7.69%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (7.69%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
4 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow