The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 63 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 29 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.91% 1.11% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 3.17% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £52.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.64% +70.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
C++
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
470 568 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.02% 35.11% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 274 192
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.40 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £51.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

C++
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Nottinghamshire +23 13 £413 +17.85% 11
Leicestershire +16 9 £325 +18.18% 6
Northamptonshire - 6 £233 - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 4
Lincolnshire - - - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 29 (52.73%) Java
2 20 (36.36%) Finance
3 17 (30.91%) C#
4 15 (27.27%) J2EE
5 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
5 13 (23.64%) XML
6 12 (21.82%) Web Services
7 11 (20.00%) .NET
7 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.36%) C
9 9 (16.36%) OO
9 9 (16.36%) WPF
9 9 (16.36%) Degree
9 9 (16.36%) Fixed Income
9 9 (16.36%) Java SE
10 8 (14.55%) XSLT
10 8 (14.55%) Windows
11 7 (12.73%) ISEB
11 7 (12.73%) JSP
11 7 (12.73%) Oracle
11 7 (12.73%) SQL
12 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.91%) SOA
12 6 (10.91%) Retail
12 6 (10.91%) JIRA
13 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
13 5 (9.09%) Use Case

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) CICS
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
1 4 (7.27%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) DB2
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.64%) NUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Sahi
4 1 (1.82%) MSTest
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Front Office
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Tester
7 3 (5.45%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) J2EE
2 13 (23.64%) XML
3 12 (21.82%) Web Services
4 11 (20.00%) .NET
5 10 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (16.36%) Java SE
6 9 (16.36%) WPF
7 8 (14.55%) XSLT
8 7 (12.73%) JSP
9 5 (9.09%) Struts
9 5 (9.09%) HTML
9 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.27%) WinForms
11 3 (5.45%) Spring
11 3 (5.45%) Middleware
11 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
11 3 (5.45%) XSD
11 3 (5.45%) MFC
11 3 (5.45%) Java EE
12 2 (3.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Online Games
4 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Solaris
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) SUSE
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.82%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
2 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.36%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.91%) SOA
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
5 5 (9.09%) Use Case
6 4 (7.27%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.45%) UML
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (5.45%) MVVM
7 3 (5.45%) Low Latency
8 2 (3.64%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.64%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) C#
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) C
5 7 (12.73%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) VBScript
7 3 (5.45%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) VC++
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) ISEB
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) SAP
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Perforce
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