Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 84 74
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing C 14 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.13% 1.28% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 2.50% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £370 £428 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +1.79% -20.75%
10th Percentile £196 £350 £369
90th Percentile £387 £461 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +9.68% +7.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -
10th Percentile £36.50 £21.10 £20.98
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -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 630 601 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.68% 51.46% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 462 494
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £305 £319 £306
90th Percentile £554 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +18.06% +8.27%
10th Percentile £40.88 £23.00 £16.05
90th Percentile £56.25 £77.50 £47.03
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +6.67%

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 20 September 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
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 20 September 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 -1 6 £370 -13.95% 23
Henley-on-Thames -2 1 £163 -
Thame - 1 - -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 4 (28.57%) MISRA
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Electronics
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
6 2 (14.29%) Firmware
6 2 (14.29%) QNX
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Simulink
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (14.29%) SafeRTOS
6 2 (14.29%) 802.15
6 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
6 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
7 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Linear Algebra

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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) 802.15
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (14.29%) SafeRTOS
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Linear Algebra
4 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) MISRA
2 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
1 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) QNX
2 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
2 1 (7.14%) Brocade
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) VMware