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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 30 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.75% 3.51% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.13% 6.59% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
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£295 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.29 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.79% -4.00%
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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
123 91 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 46.07% 53.22% 58.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 75
Average daily rate £350 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £365 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.71 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.12% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 24 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Games
2 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 6 (25.00%) C
4 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) CppUnit
5 4 (16.67%) JUnit
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Xbox
7 1 (4.17%) Game Development
7 1 (4.17%) Big Data
7 1 (4.17%) Perforce
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Teradata
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) .NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) CppUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Development Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Development Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Games Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Games Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Perforce
1 1 (4.17%) Teradata