Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -54 +3 +24
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 67 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 5.27% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 9.22% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 37 40
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +29.03%
10th Percentile £328 £363 £313
90th Percentile £418 £641 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -33.64% +35.80%
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 620 727 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.41% 57.20% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 539 472
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £286 £263
90th Percentile £577 £550 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.10 £15.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £46.45 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 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 19 November 2017. 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
Abingdon -1 2 £381 -15.28%
Oxford -32 2 - - 21
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Qt
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL

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 (16.67%) GNU Octave
1 1 (16.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HSRP
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) VRRP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) QGIS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Spatial Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Content Writing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds