The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 21 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing C++ 18 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.42% 1.30% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.51% 6.49% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.68 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
C++
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.83% 19.95% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -36.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.40 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £27.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +10 14 £375 +7.14% 2
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 19 (70.37%) Software Engineering
2 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (62.96%) Rational Rhapsody
2 17 (62.96%) Ada
3 16 (59.26%) Validation
3 16 (59.26%) UML
4 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (44.44%) VectorCAST
5 12 (44.44%) OO
5 12 (44.44%) VxWorks
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Mechatronics
8 6 (22.22%) Qt
8 6 (22.22%) QML
8 6 (22.22%) Embedded C++
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) C#
9 5 (18.52%) .NET
9 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
9 5 (18.52%) Signal Processing
10 4 (14.81%) C
11 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 3 (11.11%) Computer Science

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Rational DOORS
1 17 (62.96%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (44.44%) VectorCAST
3 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.70%) ProC
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Software Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Principal Engineer
3 10 (37.04%) Principal Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Ada Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Ada Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Ada Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) QML
1 6 (22.22%) Qt
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mechatronics
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) VxWorks
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Software Engineering
2 16 (59.26%) UML
2 16 (59.26%) Validation
3 12 (44.44%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) Signal Processing
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Ada
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) Embedded C++
3 4 (14.81%) C
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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