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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 92 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 1.59% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 4.62% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
Median daily rate £401 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
568 563 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.37% 34.46% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 355 251
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.25% -78.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -4 2 £325 -38.09% 5
Derbyshire -4 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £401 +33.50% 3
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) Bluetooth
5 8 (25.00%) Qt
5 8 (25.00%) QML
6 7 (21.88%) SQLite
6 7 (21.88%) Smart Meter
6 7 (21.88%) C
6 7 (21.88%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) ZigBee
7 6 (18.75%) Degree
7 6 (18.75%) Doxygen
7 6 (18.75%) Electronics
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.75%) RESTful
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle
8 5 (15.63%) UML
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) Automotive
9 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.50%) Python
9 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) CICS
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Doxygen
2 2 (6.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 7 (21.88%) ZigBee
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQLite
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) Easytrieve
4 1 (3.13%) Essbase
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) IMS/DB
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) QlikView
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Automotive
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Avionics
5 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) C++ Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Qt Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Graduate
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) QML
2 8 (25.00%) Qt
3 6 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) WCF
5 2 (6.25%) WPF
5 2 (6.25%) XSD
5 2 (6.25%) XSL
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) DCOM
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (3.13%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Android
4 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.13%) SUSE
5 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) OO
3 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 5 (15.63%) UML
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) People Management
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) SysML
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) C
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Ada
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) F#
7 1 (3.13%) Haskell
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) MCSD
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) DO-178B
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) QNX
4 1 (3.13%) Calypso
4 1 (3.13%) Freescale
4 1 (3.13%) Intel
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Unisys