The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 25 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.70% 0.99% 7.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 2.94% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 18
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -25.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £300 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
C++
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
90 68 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.04% 33.50% 65.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 39 106
Average daily rate £380 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Basingstoke region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Basingstoke region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 11 (57.89%) C
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 10 (52.63%) OOD
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
2 10 (52.63%) GoogleTest
3 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) NUnit
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) PKI
7 3 (15.79%) SSH
7 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Qt
7 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
7 3 (15.79%) Time Management
7 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.79%) F5

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) GoogleTest
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) C++ Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) Qt
2 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (15.79%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) OOD
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
1 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
2 8 (42.11%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Security
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) F5