The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 23 34
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11  
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.54% 7.12% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 12.43% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £410 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £570 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 169 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 58.15% 57.29% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 131 117
Median daily rate £430 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -11.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Oxford

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Oxford

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) Google App Engine
4 4 (30.77%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (30.77%) Google
4 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Qt
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) C++/CLI
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Google App Engine
1 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (30.77%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Force.com
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C++ Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Python Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Siebel Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Siebel Data Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Siebel Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Qt
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) JSP
5 1 (7.69%) PyQt
5 1 (7.69%) PySide
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) OOD
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) C++/CLI
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) SOQL
5 1 (7.69%) SOSL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Siebel
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) Talend
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