The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
C++
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
104 101 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.89% 36.46% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 72 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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 Coventry

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

C++
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Games Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Gameplay Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter