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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 75 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing C++ 27 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.54% 1.44% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 4.07% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 10
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£320 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.06% +8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.47%
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
699 540 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.76% 35.41% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 311 209
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 38 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £22.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Leicestershire +7 12 £325 +6.03% 1
Nottinghamshire -12 8 £375 -10.71% 12
Northamptonshire -4 5 £305 +74.28% 6
Derbyshire - 1 £375 - 5
Lincolnshire - 1 £288 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 21 (58.33%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 8 (22.22%) UNIX
5 8 (22.22%) Migration
6 7 (19.44%) Bluetooth
6 7 (19.44%) C
6 7 (19.44%) Qt
6 7 (19.44%) RESTful
6 7 (19.44%) QML
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 7 (19.44%) ZigBee
7 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 6 (16.67%) Doxygen
7 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.89%) Axway
8 5 (13.89%) PKI
8 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
8 5 (13.89%) SQLite
8 5 (13.89%) Delphi
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Clustering
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.11%) PHP
9 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 8 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Bluetooth
1 7 (19.44%) ZigBee
2 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.33%) MPLS
3 3 (8.33%) RTP
4 1 (2.78%) H.323
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQLite
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Qt Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Head of Technology
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) Qt
2 7 (19.44%) RESTful
2 7 (19.44%) QML
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) WPF
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) WinForms
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) ATL
6 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.78%) LESS
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) PKI
3 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
4 3 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Network Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.78%) MVVM
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) C
3 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.89%) Delphi
3 5 (13.89%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) XAML
6 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) BS25999
2 1 (2.78%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Axway
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) QNX
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) Facebook
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin