The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 27 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.19% 2.19% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.07% 6.40% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate £550 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -6.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
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
149 125 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 51.56% 34.15% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 89 30
Average daily rate £425 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) Linux
4 13 (48.15%) Java
5 12 (44.44%) Degree
5 12 (44.44%) Analytics
6 11 (40.74%) Big Data
7 10 (37.04%) HPCC
7 10 (37.04%) R
8 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 9 (33.33%) SAS
8 9 (33.33%) OO
8 9 (33.33%) C
9 8 (29.63%) Perl
9 8 (29.63%) OOD
10 7 (25.93%) Fortran
10 7 (25.93%) Parallel Programming
11 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
12 4 (14.81%) Statistics
13 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 3 (11.11%) Semantic Web
13 3 (11.11%) .NET
13 3 (11.11%) C#
14 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
14 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
14 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
14 2 (7.41%) Publishing
14 2 (7.41%) Games
14 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Big Data
2 10 (37.04%) HPCC
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Games
1 2 (7.41%) Publishing
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Data Scientist
3 6 (22.22%) Fortran Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Fortran Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Games Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Games Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Development Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
2 2 (7.41%) WinForms
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.70%) Cocoa
3 1 (3.70%) DirectX
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Statistics
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Semantic Web
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.70%) Animation
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Analytics
2 9 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (29.63%) OOD
4 7 (25.93%) Parallel Programming
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (7.41%) Signal Processing
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Android Development
7 1 (3.70%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (3.70%) Hidden Markov Model
7 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.70%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) R
4 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (33.33%) C
5 8 (29.63%) Perl
6 7 (25.93%) Fortran
7 3 (11.11%) C#
8 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
1 1 (3.70%) GridGain
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft