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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 44 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.87% 3.77% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 9.04% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Average daily rate
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£310 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.97% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £488 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.47% -5.26%
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
217 188 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.90% 41.69% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 125 68
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £26.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £50.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 2014. 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 -8 7 £310 -17.33% 8
Eynsham - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) Physics
3 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (50.00%) PhD
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 6 (37.50%) Games
4 6 (37.50%) Image Processing
4 6 (37.50%) Video Processing
4 6 (37.50%) Signal Processing
5 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
5 5 (31.25%) Embedded C++
5 5 (31.25%) C
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) NetBeans
8 2 (12.50%) Web Design
8 2 (12.50%) Firmware
8 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) XSLT
8 2 (12.50%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) NetBeans
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XSLT
2 2 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (6.25%) Qt
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.25%) STL
3 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Physics
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Image Processing
1 6 (37.50%) Video Processing
1 6 (37.50%) Signal Processing
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C++
3 5 (31.25%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google
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