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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 46 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.73% 0.28% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.55% 0.94% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 6
Median daily rate £360 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
278 212 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.20% 29.78% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 133 140
Median daily rate £380 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) UML
3 11 (39.29%) Multithreading
3 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 10 (35.71%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 9 (32.14%) VB
5 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
5 9 (32.14%) OO
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (28.57%) Struts
6 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) JUnit
6 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (28.57%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) Maven
7 7 (25.00%) OCPJP
7 7 (25.00%) JIRA
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.00%) Apache CXF
7 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) Artifactory
7 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (25.00%) Defect Tracking

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 7 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) Impala
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (28.57%) JUnit
3 7 (25.00%) Ant
3 7 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 7 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Maven
3 7 (25.00%) Toad
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) GCC
4 1 (3.57%) GDB
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C++ Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Real Time Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) C++ Games Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Games Developer
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
1 8 (28.57%) Struts
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 7 (25.00%) Apache CXF
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) J2EE
2 7 (25.00%) JSP
2 7 (25.00%) Servlets
3 3 (10.71%) DirectX
4 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.57%) WPF
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) UML
2 11 (39.29%) Multithreading
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) ITSM
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
2 9 (32.14%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) C
4 2 (7.14%) X++
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) OCPJP
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) MISRA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk