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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 85 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.64% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.93% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Average daily rate £300 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.17 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +8.10%
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
541 467 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.27% 33.14% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 253 285
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 23
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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++
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire -8 4 £425 +18.05% 5
Nottinghamshire - 4 £300 - 6
Derbyshire - 1 £370 - 5
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) C#
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.83%) Scala
6 5 (20.83%) CouchDB
6 5 (20.83%) Data Management
6 5 (20.83%) Clinical Data Management
6 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
6 5 (20.83%) Node.js
6 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Phone
6 5 (20.83%) Akka
6 5 (20.83%) Play Framework
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) VBScript
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) Ant
6 5 (20.83%) C

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (20.83%) Node.js
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) AquaLogic
3 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.17%) Tuxedo
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
2 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.17%) GSM
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) CouchDB
2 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C++ Developer
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Modeller
5 2 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Statistical Modeller
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) RESTful
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Akka
2 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) HTML5
2 5 (20.83%) Play Framework
2 5 (20.83%) SAML
2 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) QML
3 2 (8.33%) Qt
3 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) MFC
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Robotics
4 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Phone
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) OS/390
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Clinical Data Management
2 5 (20.83%) Data Management
2 5 (20.83%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) SDLC
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Security Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) C
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Scala
4 5 (20.83%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) R
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) Fortran
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Informatica
2 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.17%) Axway
3 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Metastorm
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Sun