The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 32 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing C++ 26 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.18% 2.15% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.30% 4.44% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £406 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +24.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
C++
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
230 180 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 63.54% 48.39% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 150 43
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £18.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £126.00 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Oxford region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Oxford region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for C++.

1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) OO
3 17 (36.96%) Linux
3 17 (36.96%) Python
3 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
4 16 (34.78%) Google
4 16 (34.78%) PaaS
4 16 (34.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (30.43%) Open Source
6 13 (28.26%) Visualisation
6 13 (28.26%) MongoDB
6 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.26%) Maven
6 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.09%) C#
7 12 (26.09%) Algorithms
8 11 (23.91%) Data Acquisition
8 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
8 11 (23.91%) HTML
8 11 (23.91%) C
8 11 (23.91%) Oracle
8 11 (23.91%) Finance
8 11 (23.91%) Statistics
8 11 (23.91%) Web Development
9 10 (21.74%) Refactoring
9 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
9 10 (21.74%) KDB
9 10 (21.74%) Front Office
9 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.74%) OOP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (15.22%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.52%) Jetty
2 3 (6.52%) nginx
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Google Cloud Platform
1 16 (34.78%) PaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) MongoDB
2 10 (21.74%) KDB
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) HPCC
4 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Maven
2 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) Gradle
3 3 (6.52%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) Subversion
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Front Office
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) C++ Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Quantitative Developer
4 6 (13.04%) HTML Developer
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) XML Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) Esper
2 10 (21.74%) NumPy
2 10 (21.74%) Pandas
2 10 (21.74%) Pyramid
2 10 (21.74%) SciPy
3 8 (17.39%) CSS
4 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) XML
4 7 (15.22%) XSLT
5 6 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) Lucene
6 3 (6.52%) RESTful
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
7 2 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (4.35%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.35%) Qt
7 2 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Visualisation
2 12 (26.09%) Algorithms
3 11 (23.91%) Statistics
4 10 (21.74%) Hedge funds
5 3 (6.52%) e-Learning
6 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.35%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) OO
2 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
3 14 (30.43%) Open Source
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.91%) Data Acquisition
5 11 (23.91%) Web Development
6 10 (21.74%) OOP
6 10 (21.74%) Quantitative Trading
6 10 (21.74%) Refactoring
6 10 (21.74%) Time Series Analysis
6 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Content Management
8 5 (10.87%) TDD
9 3 (6.52%) Build Automation
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
10 2 (4.35%) 3D Visualisation
10 2 (4.35%) Image Processing
10 2 (4.35%) Machine Learning
10 2 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) C#
4 11 (23.91%) C
5 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.39%) PHP
7 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.52%) Perl
8 3 (6.52%) Ruby
8 3 (6.52%) Scala
9 1 (2.17%) F#
9 1 (2.17%) Haskell
9 1 (2.17%) R
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) GridGain
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Google
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft