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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 63 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 25 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 2.14% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.81% 6.30% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
320 349 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.52% 34.02% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 194 83
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £20.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.50 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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++
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 27 November 2014. 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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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
Aylesbury +5 5 £330 -26.66%
Milton Keynes -33 4 - - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 5
Marlow - - - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (65.79%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) C
3 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 14 (36.84%) Perl
4 12 (31.58%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) Python
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
7 9 (23.68%) Windows
7 9 (23.68%) QA
8 8 (21.05%) OO
8 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
9 7 (18.42%) UNIX
10 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
10 6 (15.79%) Embedded C++
10 6 (15.79%) C#
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) ISEB
11 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
12 4 (10.53%) VMware
12 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
12 4 (10.53%) Embedded C
12 4 (10.53%) Oracle
13 3 (7.89%) .NET
13 3 (7.89%) MySQL
13 3 (7.89%) OOD
13 3 (7.89%) UML
13 3 (7.89%) OOP
13 3 (7.89%) Banking
13 3 (7.89%) Subversion

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.63%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
1 2 (5.26%) SSH
1 2 (5.26%) VoIP
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) IPv4
1 2 (5.26%) IPv6
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) SNMP
2 1 (2.63%) 3G
2 1 (2.63%) Telnet
2 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) 2G
2 1 (2.63%) LTE
2 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.63%) Toad
4 1 (2.63%) ProC
4 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) PVCS
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C++ Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) QA Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 6 (15.79%) UI Programmer
5 3 (7.89%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) JFace
2 2 (5.26%) JPA
2 2 (5.26%) Ajax
2 2 (5.26%) Spring
2 2 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) STL
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Flash
3 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.26%) SUSE
4 2 (5.26%) HPUX
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.63%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.63%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) OOD
4 3 (7.89%) UML
4 3 (7.89%) OOP
4 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.26%) Test Management
5 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) ETL
6 1 (2.63%) RUP
6 1 (2.63%) TDD
6 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Release Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) C
3 14 (36.84%) Perl
4 11 (28.95%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C++
5 6 (15.79%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.53%) Embedded C
8 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.26%) Bourne shell
9 2 (5.26%) Korn
9 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.63%) PHP
10 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.16%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (2.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) YaST
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) VMware
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) QNX
3 2 (5.26%) Green Hills
3 2 (5.26%) Symantec
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 2 (5.26%) Sun
3 2 (5.26%) Veritas
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) Juniper
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Nortel
4 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.63%) Huawei
4 1 (2.63%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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Rate: £300 - £330 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
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