Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 45 56
Rank change year-on-year -38 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.27% 4.91% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 8.22% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 20 13
Oxford median daily rate - £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.50% +29.03%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Oxford median hourly rate £42.50 - £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +16.44% -33.64% +35.80%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 396 426 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 54.10% 59.75% 48.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 331 267
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £320 £230 £253
90th Percentile £575 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £31.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.48% -36.50% +129.89%
10th Percentile £32.50 £18.33 £20.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £55.30
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 24 November 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 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) VRRP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds