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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 34 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 12 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.49% 1.40% 4.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 4.05% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£413 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.95% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £310 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £346 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
169 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 49.13% 34.58% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 43 35
Average daily rate £413 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 9 (32.14%) C
1 9 (32.14%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) OO
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
4 5 (17.86%) OOP
4 5 (17.86%) Perforce
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.86%) WPF
4 5 (17.86%) C++/CLI
5 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.29%) Physics
5 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 4 (14.29%) Electronics
6 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (10.71%) Games
6 3 (10.71%) Firmware
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) PhD
6 3 (10.71%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) Marketing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) WPF
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 2 (7.14%) WinForms
3 2 (7.14%) Qt
3 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) STL
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.29%) Physics
4 3 (10.71%) Xbox
4 3 (10.71%) PlayStation
5 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
5 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) OO
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) OOP
2 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.71%) Kanban
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) API Design
6 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C
1 9 (32.14%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) C++/CLI
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Perforce
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft