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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.95% 4.56% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 8.78% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Median daily rate £650 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +77.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
175 148 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 55.38% 51.93% 34.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 135 85
Median daily rate £475 £444 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £550 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +183.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £55.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.77 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017, 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 17 (89.47%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) TDD
6 8 (42.11%) Subversion
6 8 (42.11%) Lucene
6 8 (42.11%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) Maven
6 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) Ruby
6 8 (42.11%) Selenium
6 8 (42.11%) Jetty
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 8 (42.11%) nginx
6 8 (42.11%) RESTful
6 8 (42.11%) Apache Solr
6 8 (42.11%) Scala
6 8 (42.11%) Apache
6 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
6 8 (42.11%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) Open Source
6 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
6 8 (42.11%) HTML5
6 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
6 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
6 8 (42.11%) Build Automation

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 (42.11%) Apache
1 8 (42.11%) Apache Solr
1 8 (42.11%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (42.11%) Jetty
1 8 (42.11%) nginx
1 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (31.58%) PaaS
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
1 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) Gradle
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
General
1 6 (31.58%) Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C++ Developer
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (26.32%) AWS Developer
5 5 (26.32%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) AWS Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) HTML Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Java Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) MongoDB Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) HTML5
4 8 (42.11%) Lucene
4 8 (42.11%) RESTful
4 8 (42.11%) Spring
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.53%) WPF
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (5.26%) WCF
8 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Build Automation
2 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Network Design
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (5.26%) OOD
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 8 (42.11%) Scala
4 4 (21.05%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle