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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 46 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing C 11 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.96% 1.81% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 4.07% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Median daily rate £450 £390 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -24.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £33.75 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 271 221 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 48.39% 44.56% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 185 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Oxfordshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 4 £500 +31.57% 11
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Electronics
3 5 (29.41%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) Firmware
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Siebel
5 3 (17.65%) JSP
5 3 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio

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 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) OBIEE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) OBIEE Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Siebel Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) JSP
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) DHTML
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (17.65%) VHDL
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Semantic Web
3 1 (5.88%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Schematic Capture
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.88%) Go
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (5.88%) Rust
7 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.88%) MISRA
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Siebel
1 3 (17.65%) Talend
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
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