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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 18 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15  
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.23% 6.44% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 14.71% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Median daily rate £420 £525 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +73.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 151 102 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 54.12% 43.78% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 115
Median daily rate £405 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +395.45% -50.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 30 March 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (33.33%) Google App Engine
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (33.33%) Google
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Network Design
5 3 (25.00%) Back Office
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) SaaS
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) CRM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (33.33%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Force.com
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C++ Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) AWS Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) SaaS Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Siebel Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) PyQt
5 1 (8.33%) Qt
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Visualforce
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) SOQL
5 1 (8.33%) SOSL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Talend
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