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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 60 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 2.41% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 7.73% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Median daily rate £450 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
282 233 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.58% 31.19% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 135 134
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £26.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -23.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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++
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 30 July 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle Database
3 13 (76.47%) PL/SQL
3 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) VB
4 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) JUnit
4 12 (70.59%) XML
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
4 12 (70.59%) Spring
5 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
5 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (64.71%) Eclipse
5 11 (64.71%) Toad
5 11 (64.71%) RDBMS
5 11 (64.71%) UML
5 11 (64.71%) Web Services
5 11 (64.71%) JSP
5 11 (64.71%) Servlets
5 11 (64.71%) WebLogic
5 11 (64.71%) J2EE
6 10 (58.82%) Ant
6 10 (58.82%) OOP
6 10 (58.82%) OO
6 10 (58.82%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (58.82%) ClearQuest
6 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared

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 11 (64.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle Database
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (64.71%) RDBMS
3 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
4 10 (58.82%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (58.82%) Oracle OWB
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data
6 1 (5.88%) Impala
6 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) JUnit
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (64.71%) Eclipse
2 11 (64.71%) Toad
3 10 (58.82%) Ant
3 10 (58.82%) Artifactory
3 10 (58.82%) ClearQuest
3 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 10 (58.82%) JIRA
3 10 (58.82%) Maven
4 3 (17.65%) PVCS
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
5 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Graduate IT Support
7 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering Graduate
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
1 12 (70.59%) Spring
1 12 (70.59%) XML
2 11 (64.71%) J2EE
2 11 (64.71%) JSP
2 11 (64.71%) Servlets
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 10 (58.82%) Apache CXF
4 8 (47.06%) Struts
5 3 (17.65%) OC4J
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Unix
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) UML
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) Defect Tracking
2 10 (58.82%) OO
2 10 (58.82%) OOP
3 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) ITSM
3 9 (52.94%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) PL/SQL
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) VB
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 3 (17.65%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) OCPJP
5 3 (17.65%) Sun Certification
6 1 (5.88%) PhD
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) VMware