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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 27 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.27% 2.75% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.69% 6.38% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £344 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
C++
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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
77 94 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.49% 43.12% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 65 71
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.24% +9.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) C
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) Node.js
5 7 (46.67%) iOS SDK
5 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
5 7 (46.67%) iOS Development
5 7 (46.67%) User Experience
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Objective-C
5 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
5 7 (46.67%) iPhone
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) RESTful
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (26.67%) Apple Swift
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) UML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (53.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Ingres
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) GoogleTest
2 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) CppUnit
3 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) iOS SDK
3 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Motif
4 1 (6.67%) wxWidgets
4 1 (6.67%) Qt
4 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) iPhone
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) STB
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
2 7 (46.67%) iOS Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Objective-C
4 4 (26.67%) Apple Swift
4 4 (26.67%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Nokia
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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