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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 30 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.60% 2.13% 7.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 5.71% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 17
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
90 70 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.00% 37.23% 62.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 39 91
Average daily rate £388 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £36.25 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% +56.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 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 3 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 16 (69.57%) UNIX
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) C
2 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) OOD
5 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) UML
5 8 (34.78%) GoogleTest
6 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
6 7 (30.43%) User Experience
6 7 (30.43%) HTML5
6 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (30.43%) Node.js
6 7 (30.43%) iOS SDK
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
6 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) iPhone
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) RESTful
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) Objective-C
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (30.43%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) GoogleTest
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
4 2 (8.70%) NUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C++ Developer
3 7 (30.43%) iOS Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) RESTful
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) iOS SDK
3 3 (13.04%) Qt
3 3 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) iPhone
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) UNIX
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) OOD
3 8 (34.78%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
4 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Security
6 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C
2 8 (34.78%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Objective-C
4 4 (17.39%) Apple Swift
5 3 (13.04%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) F5
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco