The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 46 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 0.54% 6.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 1.96% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +2.60%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 51 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.81% 27.72% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 43
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £185 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.38 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -39.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £12.42 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C++
East of England

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++
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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 £340 -
Luton - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Biggleswade - - - -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) APACS
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) EFT

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EFT
1 1 (16.67%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce