The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 77 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.30% 1.52% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 4.46% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £173 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.60%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
561 448 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.65% 34.15% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 226 199
Average daily rate £300 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.11 £12.42 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 9 £420 +20.00% 10
Leicestershire -13 4 £301 - 7
Northamptonshire -17 3 £175 +29.62% 3
Derbyshire - - - - 3
Lincolnshire - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (43.90%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) J2EE
3 13 (31.71%) .NET
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Multithreading
5 11 (26.83%) C#
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
6 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) Fixed Income
7 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
7 8 (19.51%) XML
7 8 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (19.51%) Java SE
8 7 (17.07%) QA
8 7 (17.07%) User Stories
8 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.07%) ISEB
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) Windows
9 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 6 (14.63%) Use Case
10 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
10 5 (12.20%) COM+
10 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.20%) Information Security
10 5 (12.20%) Intranet

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Intranet
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Sahi
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Front Office
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Tester
7 2 (4.88%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) J2EE
2 13 (31.71%) .NET
3 8 (19.51%) Java SE
3 8 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 8 (19.51%) XML
4 5 (12.20%) COM+
5 3 (7.32%) JDBC
5 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 3 (7.32%) Struts
5 3 (7.32%) RESTful
5 3 (7.32%) Visualforce
6 2 (4.88%) WPF
6 2 (4.88%) WinForms
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.44%) WF
7 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Fixed Income
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows CE
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (29.27%) Multithreading
2 7 (17.07%) User Stories
2 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
2 7 (17.07%) Scrum
3 6 (14.63%) Use Case
4 5 (12.20%) Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) TDD
5 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.32%) CRM
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) UML
6 3 (7.32%) ERP
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) C
6 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.32%) VBScript
6 3 (7.32%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.44%) VC++
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) ISEB
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
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