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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 46 26 49
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23  
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.89% 5.43% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.99% 12.22% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 13
Median daily rate £415 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £33.75 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +206.81% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 267 221 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 48.28% 44.47% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 185 164
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 -17 8 £415 -24.54% 16
Kidlington -3 1 £450 -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (53.33%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) C
3 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) .NET
5 8 (26.67%) Python
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (16.67%) Google
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) Perl
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 5 (16.67%) Unix
8 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 5 (16.67%) Electronics
8 5 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
9 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 4 (13.33%) Google Compute Engine
9 4 (13.33%) Google App Engine
9 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.33%) Back Office
9 4 (13.33%) Publishing
9 4 (13.33%) Firmware
9 4 (13.33%) CRM

C++
Top Related 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Jetty
1 2 (6.67%) nginx
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Google App Engine
2 4 (13.33%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Force.com
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) BGP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Gradle
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 4 (13.33%) Back Office
2 4 (13.33%) Publishing
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) AWS Architect
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Image Processing Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) J2EE
4 3 (10.00%) JSP
4 3 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) Lucene
5 1 (3.33%) PostGIS
5 1 (3.33%) PyQt
5 1 (3.33%) Qt
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) VHDL
4 1 (3.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) Network Design
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) C
4 8 (26.67%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) Scala
8 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (3.33%) Rust
8 1 (3.33%) SOQL
8 1 (3.33%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Google
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Siebel
2 3 (10.00%) Talend
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Alias
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.33%) Sophos
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