Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 47 36
Rank change year-on-year -51 -11 +35
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.83% 4.33% 5.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 8.24% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 35 47
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.76% +32.28%
10th Percentile £336 £350 £317
90th Percentile £530 £649 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £393 £350
% change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.01% -33.64% +35.80%
10th Percentile £37.88 £35.75 £36.93
90th Percentile £43.63 £41.85 £55.08
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

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 612 631 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.54% 52.58% 45.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 460 449
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £263
90th Percentile £591 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -7.69% +73.33%
10th Percentile £27.10 £15.25 £15.13
90th Percentile £77.50 £41.85 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +5.13% +18.18%

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 22 January 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++
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 22 January 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 -26 5 £600 +18.11% 47
Abingdon -1 2 £381 -15.28% 15
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 6 (60.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (20.00%) C++/CLI
4 2 (20.00%) ANSI C
4 2 (20.00%) Atmel
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) MFC
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) GIS
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Nagios
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) CAD
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP

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 (10.00%) GNU Octave
1 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HSRP
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) VRRP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Geospatial Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Spatial Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MFC
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (10.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Arduino
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) CAD
3 1 (10.00%) Content Writing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) ANSI C
4 2 (20.00%) C++/CLI
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) R
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Atmel
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds