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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 51 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.35% 1.69% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.89% 5.42% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 15
Average daily rate £450 £381 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +13.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £311 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £412 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -0.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
334 369 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.19% 31.19% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 180
Average daily rate £361 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
Milton Keynes +4 13 £523 +30.62% 8
High Wycombe - 3 £350 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 £450 - 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) COBOL
2 15 (36.59%) CICS
2 15 (36.59%) Assembly Language
2 15 (36.59%) REXX
2 15 (36.59%) JCL
3 14 (34.15%) CA
3 14 (34.15%) C#
4 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
5 12 (29.27%) ISPF
5 12 (29.27%) CLIST
5 12 (29.27%) Easytrieve
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
6 11 (26.83%) IBM
6 11 (26.83%) zOS
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
7 10 (24.39%) .NET
7 10 (24.39%) Java
8 9 (21.95%) C
8 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
8 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
10 7 (17.07%) OO
11 6 (14.63%) Python
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) HP
11 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Android Development
12 5 (12.20%) Android

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 15 (36.59%) CICS
2 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Simulink
1 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.88%) FTP
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Easytrieve
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Xcode
3 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) GDB
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Architect
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Architect
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) ISPF
2 10 (24.39%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) ATL
4 3 (7.32%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.76%) Device Driver
1 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
1 4 (9.76%) VSAM
2 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (26.83%) zOS
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Android
4 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.07%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) Android Development
4 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.44%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) OOD
8 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.44%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Assembly Language
1 15 (36.59%) COBOL
1 15 (36.59%) JCL
1 15 (36.59%) REXX
2 14 (34.15%) C#
3 12 (29.27%) CLIST
4 10 (24.39%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) C
6 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
7 6 (14.63%) Python
8 5 (12.20%) VBA
9 4 (9.76%) Perl
9 4 (9.76%) SQL
10 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.44%) R
11 1 (2.44%) VB
11 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) CA
2 11 (26.83%) IBM
3 6 (14.63%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Wind River