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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 31 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.94% 5.80% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 9.09% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £403 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.46% +5.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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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
57 143 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.76% 63.84% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 95 87
Average daily rate £344 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.31 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.51% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £59.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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++
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 18 September 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) LTE
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) UTRAN
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) ATM
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SSH
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (30.00%) LTE
2 2 (20.00%) ATM
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) 3G
2 2 (20.00%) UTRAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) 2G
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) GSM
3 1 (10.00%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) J2ME
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (20.00%) VHDL
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Kindle
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco