The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 59 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 71 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.94% 1.58% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.51% 4.52% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 17
Average daily rate £375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 10 20
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £42.50 £45.00
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
834 884 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.55% 35.01% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 496 516
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 86
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
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 of England

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

C++
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Cambridgeshire +24 34 £326 -6.78% 73
Bedfordshire +21 17 £375 +15.38% 3
Hertfordshire +9 9 - - 9
Essex -3 9 £450 +38.46% 3
Norfolk -11 2 £350 +3.70%
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 79 (53.38%) C
2 61 (41.22%) Software Engineering
3 53 (35.81%) Python
4 39 (26.35%) Linux
5 26 (17.57%) SQL
6 24 (16.22%) Embedded C
7 23 (15.54%) Embedded C++
7 23 (15.54%) JavaScript
8 22 (14.86%) Validation
8 22 (14.86%) Degree
8 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
9 21 (14.19%) Perl
9 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
10 20 (13.51%) C#
10 20 (13.51%) HTML
10 20 (13.51%) Java
10 20 (13.51%) Oracle
10 20 (13.51%) UML
10 20 (13.51%) Unix
10 20 (13.51%) Windows
10 20 (13.51%) Computer Science
11 18 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (12.16%) SC Cleared
11 18 (12.16%) Rational DOORS
12 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
12 17 (11.49%) ZigBee
12 17 (11.49%) OO
12 17 (11.49%) CSS
12 17 (11.49%) MySQL
13 16 (10.81%) Ada

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (2.70%) GlassFish
1 4 (2.70%) JBoss
1 4 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.68%) Kinematics
2 1 (0.68%) Node.js
2 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.73%) MS Office
3 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.38%) Simulink
4 1 (0.68%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.68%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) ZigBee
2 13 (8.78%) Internet
3 12 (8.11%) Bluetooth
3 12 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.76%) 802.15
5 10 (6.76%) HTTP
5 10 (6.76%) SSL
5 10 (6.76%) X.509
6 6 (4.05%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (3.38%) Wireless
8 4 (2.70%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.03%) 2G
9 3 (2.03%) 3G
9 3 (2.03%) RS-422
10 2 (1.35%) 4G
11 1 (0.68%) Skype
11 1 (0.68%) SNMP
11 1 (0.68%) SpaceWire
11 1 (0.68%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.49%) MySQL
2 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (12.16%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (10.81%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (7.43%) VectorCAST
4 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.05%) LabVIEW
6 5 (3.38%) AccuRev
6 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.38%) Subversion
7 4 (2.70%) Ant
7 4 (2.70%) Maven
7 4 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.68%) GCC
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.68%) ProC
General
1 12 (8.11%) Electronics
2 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.73%) Finance
4 6 (4.05%) Automotive
4 6 (4.05%) Games
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
5 4 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Avionics
7 1 (0.68%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) Developer
2 45 (30.41%) Software Engineer
3 20 (13.51%) Test Engineer
4 15 (10.14%) C++ Developer
4 15 (10.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (8.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) Tester
7 10 (6.76%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Principal Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Principal Software Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) C++/Java Developer
9 8 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Python Developer
9 8 (5.41%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.73%) DSP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.51%) HTML
2 17 (11.49%) CSS
3 15 (10.14%) Ajax
3 15 (10.14%) AngularJS
4 14 (9.46%) .NET
4 14 (9.46%) Qt
4 14 (9.46%) REST
5 10 (6.76%) 802.1X
5 10 (6.76%) JSON
5 10 (6.76%) Web Services
6 7 (4.73%) jQuery
6 7 (4.73%) QML
7 6 (4.05%) Unreal Engine
7 6 (4.05%) XML
8 5 (3.38%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.38%) Classic ASP
9 4 (2.70%) SAML
9 4 (2.70%) SOAP
9 4 (2.70%) Struts
9 4 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.14%) Mathematics
3 13 (8.78%) Device Driver
4 12 (8.11%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (6.08%) Internet of Things
7 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.73%) Biology
8 7 (4.73%) Mechatronics
9 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
9 6 (4.05%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.38%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (3.38%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.70%) Clustering
11 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.70%) Physics
11 4 (2.70%) Replication
11 4 (2.70%) User Experience
12 3 (2.03%) Life Science
13 2 (1.35%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.35%) Linux
2 20 (13.51%) Unix
2 20 (13.51%) Windows
3 15 (10.14%) Android
4 12 (8.11%) VxWorks
5 5 (3.38%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.22%) Software Engineering
2 22 (14.86%) Validation
3 20 (13.51%) UML
4 18 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.49%) OO
5 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
6 14 (9.46%) Signal Processing
7 11 (7.43%) Software Testing
7 11 (7.43%) Web Development
8 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.76%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.41%) Digital Signal Processing
9 8 (5.41%) Machine Learning
9 8 (5.41%) Regression Testing
10 7 (4.73%) Bioinformatics
11 6 (4.05%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (3.38%) CRM
12 5 (3.38%) High Availability
13 4 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 79 (53.38%) C
2 53 (35.81%) Python
3 26 (17.57%) SQL
4 24 (16.22%) Embedded C
5 23 (15.54%) Embedded C++
5 23 (15.54%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.19%) Perl
7 20 (13.51%) C#
7 20 (13.51%) Java
8 16 (10.81%) Ada
9 14 (9.46%) PL/SQL
10 13 (8.78%) MATLAB
11 12 (8.11%) Bash Shell
12 9 (6.08%) PHP
12 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.03%) ANSI C
14 2 (1.35%) R
14 2 (1.35%) VC++
15 1 (0.68%) COBOL
15 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (14.86%) Degree
1 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.70%) PhD
4 4 (2.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) JTAG
1 2 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Firmware
2 1 (0.68%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.51%) Oracle
3 5 (3.38%) Sun
4 3 (2.03%) Serena
5 1 (0.68%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.68%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.68%) Huawei
5 1 (0.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (0.68%) Nortel
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.68%) Siebel
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