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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 27 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.13% 6.52% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.72% 12.63% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
C++
East Sussex

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
119 95 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 46.48% 51.63% 54.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 57 44
Average daily rate £315 £290 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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++
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 21 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) Python
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) VC++
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Game Development
7 1 (5.56%) Xbox
7 1 (5.56%) Games

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineer
1 13 (72.22%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) VC++
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
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