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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 44 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing C++ 30 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.12% 0.38% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.58% 1.13% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 3
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£400 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £310 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £346 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
313 177 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.94% 33.27% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 112 97
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.19 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £31.38 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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++
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 1 September 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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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 -12 8 £400 +22.13% 9
Abingdon - 2 £400 - 6
Bicester - 1 £330 -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) Windows
4 19 (35.19%) C
4 19 (35.19%) .NET
5 16 (29.63%) Python
5 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (27.78%) C++/CLI
6 15 (27.78%) PowerShell
6 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 15 (27.78%) Windows 8
6 15 (27.78%) SQL
6 15 (27.78%) Scrum
7 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 14 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (24.07%) Perforce
9 12 (22.22%) OO
9 12 (22.22%) Degree
10 11 (20.37%) TDD
10 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
11 10 (18.52%) WinForms
11 10 (18.52%) Games
11 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
12 9 (16.67%) WPF
12 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.67%) OOP
13 8 (14.81%) ADO.NET
13 8 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (12.96%) Jenkins

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Maya
1 3 (5.56%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Big Data
3 6 (11.11%) SSDT
3 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.96%) MSBuild
2 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.11%) Subversion
3 6 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (11.11%) WinDbg
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 10 (18.52%) Games
2 7 (12.96%) Electronics
3 6 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Programmer
3 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) Server Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Animator
7 3 (5.56%) Graphics Programmer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Computer Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) WinForms
3 9 (16.67%) WPF
4 8 (14.81%) ADO.NET
5 3 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
7 1 (1.85%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) XHTML
7 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.85%) OpenMP
7 1 (1.85%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.85%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
2 7 (12.96%) Physics
3 6 (11.11%) Xbox
3 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.56%) PlayStation
5 3 (5.56%) Animation
6 2 (3.70%) Robotics
7 1 (1.85%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.85%) CUDA
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 15 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) UNIX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (27.78%) Scrum
4 12 (22.22%) OO
5 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.67%) OOP
6 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (12.96%) Kanban
9 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.56%) OOD
10 3 (5.56%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.56%) Game Development
11 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.70%) SDLC
12 1 (1.85%) Parallel Programming
12 1 (1.85%) Mobile Development
12 1 (1.85%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) C#
2 19 (35.19%) C
3 16 (29.63%) Python
4 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 15 (27.78%) C++/CLI
4 15 (27.78%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) PhD
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Perforce
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
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