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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 35 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.38% 2.60% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.39% 8.93% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
143 56 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.28% 29.17% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 39 40
Average daily rate £380 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £383 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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++
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 5 March 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 11 (52.38%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) MATLAB
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Web Development
5 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (23.81%) Scala
6 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
6 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
6 5 (23.81%) Node.js
6 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
6 5 (23.81%) Twitter
6 5 (23.81%) Big Data
6 5 (23.81%) Ember.js
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) Apache
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Node.js
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Data Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Big Data Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Data Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) CSS
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
2 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
2 5 (23.81%) Ember.js
2 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
2 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
3 2 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (9.52%) Django
3 2 (9.52%) Qt
4 1 (4.76%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
1 4 (19.05%) Physics
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
2 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
4 4 (19.05%) Image Processing
4 4 (19.05%) Video Processing
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) MATLAB
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Scala
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 3 (14.29%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PhD
2 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Twitter
2 1 (4.76%) Google
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