The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 71 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.42% 2.13% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 6.98% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 1
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£345 £335 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -23.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
C++
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
338 315 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.10% 30.52% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 184 87
Average daily rate £350 £369 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +25.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 9 £400 -5.88% 1
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 9
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 28 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) C
3 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 15 (35.71%) Perl
5 13 (30.95%) Linux
6 11 (26.19%) Windows
6 11 (26.19%) Python
7 10 (23.81%) Finance
8 9 (21.43%) OO
8 9 (21.43%) UNIX
8 9 (21.43%) C#
8 9 (21.43%) QA
9 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
9 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
11 5 (11.90%) UML
11 5 (11.90%) ISEB
11 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
12 4 (9.52%) OOD
12 4 (9.52%) Oracle
12 4 (9.52%) Degree
12 4 (9.52%) VMware
12 4 (9.52%) Electronics
12 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
13 3 (7.14%) QNX
13 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
13 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
13 3 (7.14%) Ajax

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (2.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) IPv4
1 2 (4.76%) IPv6
1 2 (4.76%) VoIP
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) 2G
2 1 (2.38%) SNMP
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) Telnet
2 1 (2.38%) 3G
2 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.38%) LTE
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.76%) ProC
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) PVCS
4 1 (2.38%) Ant
4 1 (2.38%) Toad
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 6 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
5 4 (9.52%) UI Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Ajax
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) JFace
3 2 (4.76%) JPA
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) JMS
3 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.38%) Flash
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) LESS
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.76%) HPUX
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (2.38%) ThreadX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.43%) OO
3 5 (11.90%) UML
3 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.52%) OOD
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) Test Management
6 2 (4.76%) OOP
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (2.38%) Validation
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Content Management
7 1 (2.38%) ETL
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) C
3 15 (35.71%) Perl
4 11 (26.19%) Python
5 9 (21.43%) C#
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 7 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
8 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.76%) Bourne shell
9 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.76%) Korn
10 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.38%) Ruby
10 1 (2.38%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) NFS
2 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.76%) YaST
1 2 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (2.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
1 4 (9.52%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) QNX
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Symantec
3 2 (4.76%) Remedy
3 2 (4.76%) Juniper
3 2 (4.76%) Veritas
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Sun
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Huawei
4 1 (2.38%) Nortel
4 1 (2.38%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.38%) Greenplum
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