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 3 months to 27 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++
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 28 49
Rank change year-on-year -32 +21  
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.28% 6.17% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 12.89% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 7
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 £365 £358 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.43% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 343 287 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 54.97% 47.83% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 219 236
Median daily rate £430 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -2.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £63.00
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 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++
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -18 5 £400 -11.11% 20
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 14 (58.33%) C
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Google
5 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.83%) REST
5 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (16.67%) Google Compute Engine
6 4 (16.67%) Qt
6 4 (16.67%) Google App Engine
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) Unix
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Electronics
7 3 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Siebel
7 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling

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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 4 (16.67%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Force.com
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Image Processing Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Siebel Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) Qt
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) JSP
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) DHTML
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) LINQ
6 1 (4.17%) RESTful
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Visualforce
6 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Verilog
3 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) C++/CLI
7 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
8 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
9 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
9 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
9 1 (4.17%) Go
9 1 (4.17%) Perl
9 1 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1 (4.17%) Rust
9 1 (4.17%) SOQL
9 1 (4.17%) SOSL
9 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Siebel
2 3 (12.50%) Talend
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
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