Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 92 45
Rank change year-on-year +35 -47 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 40 8 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.28% 0.66% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.68% 1.29% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 35
Oxfordshire median daily rate £415 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.48% -9.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £363 £321 £363
90th Percentile £525 £414 £508
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% -29.55%
10th Percentile £41.25 £36.75 £36.08
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.25 £42.43
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year - +7.78% +4.38%

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 599 620 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.14% 51.45% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 487 524
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +6.82% +5.31%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £300
90th Percentile £553 £580 £536
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 16
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -19.44%
10th Percentile £40.73 £23.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +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 October 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 20 October 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 +17 10 £408 +16.43% 80
Abingdon -8 7 - - 8
Kidlington - 3 £425 - 1
Banbury - 1 - - 3
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (55.00%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 15 (37.50%) OO
5 13 (32.50%) Python
6 12 (30.00%) Linux
6 12 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 12 (30.00%) WPF
7 11 (27.50%) UX Design
7 11 (27.50%) User Experience
7 11 (27.50%) SOLID
7 11 (27.50%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (22.50%) Docker
9 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (20.00%) Google
10 7 (17.50%) Java
11 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.00%) Scala
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (15.00%) Microservices
11 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
12 5 (12.50%) Machine Learning
12 5 (12.50%) Windows
13 4 (10.00%) MATLAB
13 4 (10.00%) Simulink
13 4 (10.00%) .NET
13 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
13 4 (10.00%) CMake

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 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Simulink
2 1 (2.50%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) CMake
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.50%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.50%) Electronics
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Desktop Support
4 8 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Cloud Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Angular Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Python Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Backend Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) WPF
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.50%) Kafka
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) XSLT
4 2 (5.00%) Java EE
4 2 (5.00%) LDAP
4 2 (5.00%) OAuth
4 2 (5.00%) OAuth2
4 2 (5.00%) OpenCV
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) Itk
5 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.50%) OpenMP
5 1 (2.50%) OpenSceneGraph
5 1 (2.50%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Self-Motivation
1 11 (27.50%) User Experience
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) CUDA
5 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) Robotics
5 1 (2.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Debian
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) OO
3 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 11 (27.50%) SOLID
5 11 (27.50%) UX Design
6 6 (15.00%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Application Rationalisation
9 3 (7.50%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (7.50%) Linear Algebra
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) TDD
10 2 (5.00%) API Development
10 2 (5.00%) Data Security
10 2 (5.00%) DevOps
10 2 (5.00%) Project Management
10 2 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) Python
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) Scala
5 4 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.50%) C
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) VB
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.00%) Go
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) DICOM
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat