The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 52 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 12 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 0.91% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 3.02% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Median daily rate £360 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.22%
C++
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
274 199 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.87% 30.06% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 131 130
Median daily rate £388 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £242 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.06% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £12.20 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (56.52%) UML
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
4 6 (26.09%) Games
5 5 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (21.74%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) DirectX
7 3 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
7 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Apache CXF
7 3 (13.04%) JIRA
7 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
7 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (13.04%) OCPJP
7 3 (13.04%) Spring
7 3 (13.04%) Maven
7 3 (13.04%) VB
7 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.04%) C
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) Ant
7 3 (13.04%) JUnit
7 3 (13.04%) Struts

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) Impala
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Ant
1 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
1 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) JUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Toad
3 1 (4.35%) GCC
3 1 (4.35%) GDB
General
1 6 (26.09%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) C++ Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Real Time Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) C++ Games Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Games Developer
6 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) DirectX
2 3 (13.04%) Apache CXF
2 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
2 3 (13.04%) Struts
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
3 2 (8.70%) Servlets
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) UML
2 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
4 5 (21.74%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) ITSM
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) X++
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) OCPJP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft