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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 35 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.07% 3.43% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.36% 7.10% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
Median daily rate £445 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £272 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £413 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
222 169 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 58.58% 48.29% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 142 70
Median daily rate £425 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +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 29 September 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 36 (76.60%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) OO
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) Maven
4 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
4 18 (38.30%) Python
4 18 (38.30%) Open Source
4 18 (38.30%) MongoDB
5 17 (36.17%) HTML
6 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
6 16 (34.04%) Google
6 16 (34.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (34.04%) PaaS
7 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
9 12 (25.53%) Visualisation
9 12 (25.53%) .NET
10 11 (23.40%) Oracle
10 11 (23.40%) C#
10 11 (23.40%) CSS
10 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
10 11 (23.40%) Web Development
11 10 (21.28%) Refactoring
11 10 (21.28%) KDB
11 10 (21.28%) Esper
11 10 (21.28%) Hedge funds
11 10 (21.28%) SciPy
11 10 (21.28%) NumPy
11 10 (21.28%) Time Series Analysis

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 8 (17.02%) Apache
1 8 (17.02%) Apache Solr
1 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (17.02%) Jetty
1 8 (17.02%) nginx
1 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.89%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Google Cloud Platform
1 16 (34.04%) PaaS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) MongoDB
2 10 (21.28%) KDB
3 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Maven
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.02%) Gradle
2 8 (17.02%) Selenium
2 8 (17.02%) Subversion
3 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
1 10 (21.28%) Front Office
2 6 (12.77%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) C++ Developer
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Quantitative Developer
4 9 (19.15%) HTML Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.77%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (10.64%) AWS Developer
7 5 (10.64%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) AWS Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Java Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) MongoDB Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) HTML
2 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
3 12 (25.53%) .NET
4 11 (23.40%) CSS
5 10 (21.28%) Esper
5 10 (21.28%) NumPy
5 10 (21.28%) Pandas
5 10 (21.28%) Pyramid
5 10 (21.28%) SciPy
5 10 (21.28%) Web Services
6 8 (17.02%) HTML5
6 8 (17.02%) Lucene
6 8 (17.02%) RESTful
6 8 (17.02%) Spring
7 7 (14.89%) XML
7 7 (14.89%) XSLT
8 2 (4.26%) WPF
9 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.13%) WCF
9 1 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Visualisation
2 10 (21.28%) Algorithms
2 10 (21.28%) Hedge funds
2 10 (21.28%) Statistics
3 3 (6.38%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) OO
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) Open Source
3 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
4 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Web Development
6 10 (21.28%) Data Acquisition
6 10 (21.28%) OOP
6 10 (21.28%) Quantitative Trading
6 10 (21.28%) Refactoring
6 10 (21.28%) TDD
6 10 (21.28%) Time Series Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Build Automation
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) Content Management
9 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Code Coverage
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (4.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) Python
3 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) C#
5 10 (21.28%) C
6 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
7 8 (17.02%) PHP
7 8 (17.02%) Ruby
7 8 (17.02%) Scala
8 2 (4.26%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Google
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle