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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 66 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.41% 1.67% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 5.25% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Average daily rate £350 £433 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £364 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £382 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.88%
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
321 419 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.17% 31.81% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 223 206
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 £26.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% +62.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
High Wycombe - 6 £350 - 6
Milton Keynes -7 3 £388 -18.42% 3
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
3 14 (37.84%) IBM
4 11 (29.73%) zOS
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (29.73%) JCL
4 11 (29.73%) MQSeries
4 11 (29.73%) CICS
4 11 (29.73%) Assembly Language
4 11 (29.73%) REXX
4 11 (29.73%) COBOL
4 11 (29.73%) .NET
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
5 10 (27.03%) CA
6 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.62%) CLIST
7 8 (21.62%) ISPF
7 8 (21.62%) Easytrieve
8 7 (18.92%) OO
8 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
9 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) Java
9 6 (16.22%) C
9 6 (16.22%) HP
9 6 (16.22%) Objective-C
10 5 (13.51%) Xcode
10 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
10 5 (13.51%) ATL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (29.73%) CICS
1 11 (29.73%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) RS-232
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) RS-422
3 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Easytrieve
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
1 5 (13.51%) Xcode
2 4 (10.81%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) GDB
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Architect
4 10 (27.03%) C++ Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (16.22%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Java Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) ISPF
3 5 (13.51%) ATL
3 5 (13.51%) POCO
4 3 (8.11%) MFC
5 2 (5.41%) DCOM
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (29.73%) zOS
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
2 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
3 7 (18.92%) OO
4 4 (10.81%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.41%) OOD
7 1 (2.70%) Android Development
7 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Assembly Language
1 11 (29.73%) COBOL
1 11 (29.73%) JCL
1 11 (29.73%) REXX
2 8 (21.62%) CLIST
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) Objective-C
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) C++/CLI
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.11%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) IBM
2 10 (27.03%) CA
3 6 (16.22%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) QNX
5 3 (8.11%) Telelogic
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
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