The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 24 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.19% 3.10% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% 8.00% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £250 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
89 50 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 46.60% 38.76% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 56
Average daily rate £290 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
East Sussex

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 20 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (41.67%) Games
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Game Development
1 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Perforce
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) VC++
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) HTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Programmer
3 5 (41.67%) C++ Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Games Programmer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Games Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Game Development
1 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VC++
1 1 (8.33%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft