The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 28 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.86% 2.81% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.06% 5.81% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
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£325 - £258
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 86 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 47.88% 48.31% 60.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £380 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £28.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

C++
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Games
4 6 (27.27%) C
5 5 (22.73%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) JUnit
6 4 (18.18%) CppUnit
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Xbox
8 1 (4.55%) Big Data
8 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.55%) UNIX
8 1 (4.55%) Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Java
8 1 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) .NET
8 1 (4.55%) Perforce
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Teradata

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
1 4 (18.18%) CppUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) C++ Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Development Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Development Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Games Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Perforce
1 1 (4.55%) Teradata