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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 47 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 18 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.62% 1.07% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.73% 3.57% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
233 140 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.87% 29.91% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 81 65
Average daily rate £363 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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++
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++
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 27 March 2015. 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
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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 -5 14 £303 -13.57% 14
Abingdon - 1 £325 - 4
Banbury - - - - 1
Chinnor - - - - 1
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 6 (23.08%) C
5 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 6 (23.08%) Node.js
5 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
6 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
6 5 (19.23%) Twitter
6 5 (19.23%) Big Data
6 5 (19.23%) Ember.js
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Apache
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) PHP
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) CSS
6 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
6 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (23.08%) Node.js
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) PPP
1 1 (3.85%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Data Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Data Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (19.23%) AWS Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Computer Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
2 5 (19.23%) Ember.js
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 4 (15.38%) OpenGL
4 3 (11.54%) Qt
4 3 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (7.69%) STL
6 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.54%) Device Driver
2 3 (11.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) Physics
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Robotics
4 1 (3.85%) Mechatronics
4 1 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Web Development
3 5 (19.23%) Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.54%) Image Processing
5 3 (11.54%) Video Processing
6 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Android Development
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) C
4 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 5 (19.23%) Scala
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Twitter
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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