Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 91 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing C 7 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.72% 0.99% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.94% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Oxfordshire median daily rate £163 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.06% -3.13% -2.44%
10th Percentile £156 £314 £300
90th Percentile £169 £561 £485
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +25.00% -34.55%
10th Percentile £34.25 £32.50 £19.70
90th Percentile £50.75 £77.50 £39.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +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 484 617 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.00% 50.74% 52.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 489 466
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £544 £590 £575
South East median daily rate £440 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +21.53% -7.69%
10th Percentile £37.75 £25.75 £15.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £41.85
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +7.19%

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 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +22 2 - - 13
Thame - 1 - -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £163 -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
2 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) MISRA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 1 (14.29%) 802.15

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 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 802.15
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ACCA
1 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Sun