The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 26 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 35 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.00% 2.84% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.17% 9.33% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 8
Average daily rate £450 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £364 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
C++
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
247 225 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.37% 30.45% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 168 106
Average daily rate £400 £380 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Oxfordshire region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Oxfordshire region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +10 18 £325 +8.33% 14
Abingdon +4 1 £175 -46.15% 6
Bicester - 1 - - 3
Kidlington - 1 - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 32 (54.24%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) C#
3 25 (42.37%) Windows
4 21 (35.59%) Python
5 20 (33.90%) Linux
5 20 (33.90%) HTML
6 17 (28.81%) Perl
6 17 (28.81%) Degree
7 16 (27.12%) Visual Studio
7 16 (27.12%) Analytics
8 15 (25.42%) Big Data
8 15 (25.42%) PHP
9 14 (23.73%) .NET
9 14 (23.73%) R
9 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
9 14 (23.73%) HPCC
10 12 (20.34%) SAS
11 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
12 10 (16.95%) XML
12 10 (16.95%) C
12 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
13 9 (15.25%) Statistics
13 9 (15.25%) CMS
13 9 (15.25%) Content Management
13 9 (15.25%) XSLT
13 9 (15.25%) CSS
13 9 (15.25%) Web Services
13 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (20.34%) SAS
2 9 (15.25%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) LAN
1 5 (8.47%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.39%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) PPP
2 2 (3.39%) PPTP
3 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) Big Data
2 14 (23.73%) HPCC
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.69%) KDB
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 7 (11.86%) Back Office
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Data Scientist
3 8 (13.56%) Architect
3 8 (13.56%) Technical Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) C++ Developer
6 5 (8.47%) AWS Architect
6 5 (8.47%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Storage Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.08%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) HTML
2 14 (23.73%) .NET
3 10 (16.95%) XML
4 9 (15.25%) CSS
4 9 (15.25%) Web Services
4 9 (15.25%) XSLT
5 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.47%) OpenGL
6 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.08%) DirectX
7 2 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.39%) HTML5
7 2 (3.39%) Qt
7 2 (3.39%) REST
7 2 (3.39%) WCF
7 2 (3.39%) WPF
8 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.69%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.69%) NumPy
8 1 (1.69%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.25%) Statistics
3 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.47%) e-Learning
6 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
6 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.08%) Semantic Web
7 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (3.39%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 20 (33.90%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Unix
4 6 (10.17%) Android
4 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.78%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Analytics
2 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.25%) Content Management
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
5 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) Network Design
6 5 (8.47%) Change Management
6 5 (8.47%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.47%) SOA
6 5 (8.47%) Time Management
7 4 (6.78%) Android Development
7 4 (6.78%) iOS Development
7 4 (6.78%) OO
7 4 (6.78%) SDLC
8 3 (5.08%) Signal Processing
8 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.39%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.39%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (3.39%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) C#
3 21 (35.59%) Python
4 17 (28.81%) Perl
5 15 (25.42%) PHP
6 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
6 14 (23.73%) R
7 10 (16.95%) C
7 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.69%) COBOL
9 1 (1.69%) F#
9 1 (1.69%) Haskell
9 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) CEH
2 2 (3.39%) CREST Certified
2 2 (3.39%) GIAC
2 2 (3.39%) OSCP
3 1 (1.69%) PhD
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Firmware
2 2 (3.39%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Nessus
1 2 (3.39%) Nmap
1 2 (3.39%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Perforce
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Qualys
4 1 (1.69%) Borland
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