Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 74 35
Rank change year-on-year +19 -39 +23
Contract jobs citing C++ 50 23 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.81% 1.95% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 3.75% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 26
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +32.81%
10th Percentile £364 £375 £295
90th Percentile £485 £496 £644
South East median daily rate £424 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.07% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 £36.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.83% +57.61% -
10th Percentile £40.00 £31.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £45.63 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 632 614 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 48.13% 51.99% 49.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 453 448
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -0.31%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £275
90th Percentile £590 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £37.40 £23.38 £14.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +6 16 £385 -6.10% 55
Abingdon - 5 - - 10
Kidlington -6 2 £406 -9.72%
Banbury - 1 £400 - 3
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 24 (48.00%) OO
4 17 (34.00%) C#
5 16 (32.00%) OOD
5 16 (32.00%) OpenMP
5 16 (32.00%) Parallel Programming
5 16 (32.00%) CUDA
5 16 (32.00%) Cross-Platform Development
6 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
7 13 (26.00%) Python
7 13 (26.00%) Java
8 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.00%) Scala
9 10 (20.00%) Docker
10 9 (18.00%) Google
11 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.00%) WPF
12 7 (14.00%) Microservices
12 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
12 7 (14.00%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (12.00%) SOLID
13 6 (12.00%) User Experience
13 6 (12.00%) UX Design
14 5 (10.00%) Windows
15 4 (8.00%) PaaS
15 4 (8.00%) Machine Learning

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Simulink
2 1 (2.00%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) CMake
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.00%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.00%) Electronics
1 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) C++ Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support
6 5 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Cloud Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Backend Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Scientific Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) OpenMP
2 7 (14.00%) WPF
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) Kafka
3 3 (6.00%) LDAP
3 3 (6.00%) OAuth
3 3 (6.00%) OAuth2
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
4 2 (4.00%) OpenCV
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) XSLT
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) Itk
5 1 (2.00%) J2SE
5 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.00%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.00%) OpenSceneGraph
5 1 (2.00%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) CUDA
2 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.00%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (12.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.00%) Life Science
5 2 (4.00%) Robotics
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (48.00%) OO
3 16 (32.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 16 (32.00%) OOD
3 16 (32.00%) Parallel Programming
4 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.00%) Microservices
7 6 (12.00%) SOLID
7 6 (12.00%) UX Design
8 4 (8.00%) Machine Learning
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) TDD
9 3 (6.00%) API Development
9 3 (6.00%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Linear Algebra
9 3 (6.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) Python
3 11 (22.00%) Scala
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) Go
5 3 (6.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) GDPR
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Google
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) SAP