Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 94 78
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing C 15 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.25% 0.88% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 1.73% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Oxfordshire median daily rate £370 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +3.61% -1.19%
10th Percentile £196 £382 £298
90th Percentile £387 £467 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £361
% change year-on-year - +10.73% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +36.99% -33.64%
10th Percentile £36.88 £32.50 £20.25
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 601 635 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.25% 50.72% 57.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 515 544
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £288
90th Percentile £550 £580 £546
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 17
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +38.89% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41.25 £32.50 £17.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +15 6 £370 -14.94% 25
Thame - 1 - -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £163 -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 9 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) MISRA
5 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (13.33%) Simulink
6 2 (13.33%) Firmware
6 2 (13.33%) 802.15
6 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
6 2 (13.33%) Electronics
6 2 (13.33%) QNX
6 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
6 2 (13.33%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (13.33%) SafeRTOS
7 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering

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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Simulink
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) 802.15
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Broadband
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
1 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (13.33%) SafeRTOS
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Linear Algebra
4 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ACCA
1 1 (6.67%) CIMA
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) MISRA
2 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Perfmon
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
1 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) QNX
2 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (6.67%) Brocade
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) VMware