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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 23 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.92% 3.16% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.56% 7.24% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +37.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
177 152 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 58.42% 43.68% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 125 47
Median daily rate £375 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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++
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 31 (72.09%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) Python
3 23 (53.49%) Linux
4 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
4 15 (34.88%) Statistics
5 14 (32.56%) OO
6 13 (30.23%) Visualisation
7 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (27.91%) C
7 12 (27.91%) Algorithms
8 11 (25.58%) HPCC
8 11 (25.58%) Data Acquisition
8 11 (25.58%) C#
8 11 (25.58%) Perl
8 11 (25.58%) Oracle
8 11 (25.58%) Finance
8 11 (25.58%) Open Source
8 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
8 11 (25.58%) R
8 11 (25.58%) Big Data
8 11 (25.58%) Analytics
9 10 (23.26%) Esper
9 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
9 10 (23.26%) Hedge funds
9 10 (23.26%) SciPy
9 10 (23.26%) NumPy
9 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
9 10 (23.26%) KDB
9 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Maven

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 10 (23.26%) SAS
2 7 (16.28%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (9.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Big Data
1 11 (25.58%) HPCC
2 10 (23.26%) KDB
2 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Maven
2 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Front Office
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Quantitative Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Data Scientist
4 8 (18.60%) C++ Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (9.30%) HTML Developer
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.30%) XML Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
1 10 (23.26%) Esper
1 10 (23.26%) HTML
1 10 (23.26%) NumPy
1 10 (23.26%) Pandas
1 10 (23.26%) Pyramid
1 10 (23.26%) SciPy
2 7 (16.28%) CSS
2 7 (16.28%) XML
2 7 (16.28%) XSLT
3 4 (9.30%) OpenGL
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
5 2 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.65%) DirectX
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) Qt
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
6 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.33%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Statistics
2 13 (30.23%) Visualisation
3 12 (27.91%) Algorithms
4 10 (23.26%) Hedge funds
5 3 (6.98%) e-Learning
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.98%) Semantic Web
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) OO
3 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.58%) Analytics
4 11 (25.58%) Data Acquisition
4 11 (25.58%) Open Source
5 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.26%) Quantitative Trading
5 10 (23.26%) Refactoring
5 10 (23.26%) Time Series Analysis
5 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Content Management
7 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) OOP
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
9 2 (4.65%) Image Processing
9 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.65%) Network Design
9 2 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) C
4 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
4 11 (25.58%) C#
4 11 (25.58%) Perl
4 11 (25.58%) R
5 8 (18.60%) PHP
6 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) F#
8 1 (2.33%) Haskell
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) GridGain
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft