The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 39 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 0.44% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 2.27% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.22% 19.38% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 15 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £171 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £353 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.80 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +32.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
West Midlands

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 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 4 (66.67%) Base SAS
2 4 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) SAS Macro
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) COM+
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
5 1 (16.67%) MKS
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Base SAS
1 4 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SAS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) COM+
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) SAS Macro
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
1 1 (16.67%) MKS