Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 April 2018 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++
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 66 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 -33 +38
Contract jobs citing C++ 28 30 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.27% 2.58% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 5.13% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 37
Oxfordshire median daily rate £385 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.23% -7.78% +46.34%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £309
90th Percentile £410 £675 £628
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 £35.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.85% +2.14% -
10th Percentile £36.50 £31.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £45.63 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 594 585 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 48.06% 50.26% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 410 415
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £290 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 8
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £46.25 £39.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.09% +8.97% +76.83%
10th Percentile £33.40 £20.00 £13.80
90th Percentile £57.63 £77.50 £45.20
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.11%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Oxfordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Oxfordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Oxfordshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Oxfordshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ in Oxfordshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 12 £385 -10.47% 43
Abingdon +4 1 - - 5
Banbury - 1 £400 - 4
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Mathematics
3 16 (57.14%) OO
4 15 (53.57%) OOD
4 15 (53.57%) OpenMP
4 15 (53.57%) Parallel Programming
4 15 (53.57%) CUDA
4 15 (53.57%) Cross-Platform Development
5 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
7 6 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) C
9 4 (14.29%) Scala
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (10.71%) Docker
10 3 (10.71%) Microservices
10 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
10 3 (10.71%) Google
10 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 2 (7.14%) Atmel
11 2 (7.14%) C++/CLI
11 2 (7.14%) Degree
11 2 (7.14%) Windows
11 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (7.14%) C#
11 2 (7.14%) MFC
11 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
11 2 (7.14%) Project Management

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) GNU Octave
1 1 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) C++ Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) OpenMP
2 2 (7.14%) MFC
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) J2SE
3 1 (3.57%) JMS
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) OAuth
3 1 (3.57%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.57%) OpenCL
3 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) CUDA
2 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Arduino
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Robotics
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Mathematics
2 16 (57.14%) OO
3 15 (53.57%) Cross-Platform Development
3 15 (53.57%) OOD
3 15 (53.57%) Parallel Programming
4 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Microservices
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Android Development
7 1 (3.57%) CAD
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Security
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) C
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (7.14%) ANSI C
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) C++/CLI
4 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.57%) Go
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) R
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) Atmel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle