The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank - 28 47
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 2.53% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 11.43% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
100 70 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.50% 22.15% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 94
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £46.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -13.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (40.00%) Ada
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) VectorCAST
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) DO-254
4 1 (20.00%) VHDL
4 1 (20.00%) Verilog
4 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) NFC
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (40.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) Verilog
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ada
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft