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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 71 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 67 74 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.34% 3.09% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 7.50% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 50
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £32.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
1106 987 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.64% 41.16% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 515 597
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 108 102
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -18 31 £400 +33.33% 77
Hertfordshire -9 12 £400 +23.07% 15
Essex -12 10 £303 -19.20% 1
Suffolk +1 9 £475 - 3
Bedfordshire -12 4 £475 +137.50% 3
Norfolk +2 1 £338 - 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 53 (46.49%) C
2 48 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 40 (35.09%) Linux
4 30 (26.32%) Java
4 30 (26.32%) SQL
5 29 (25.44%) Python
6 28 (24.56%) OOD
7 26 (22.81%) OO
7 26 (22.81%) C#
8 25 (21.93%) UNIX
9 21 (18.42%) Embedded C++
9 21 (18.42%) Windows
10 20 (17.54%) .NET
10 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (15.79%) Degree
11 18 (15.79%) HTML
11 18 (15.79%) Oracle
11 18 (15.79%) XML
12 16 (14.04%) UML
12 16 (14.04%) Embedded C
13 14 (12.28%) Client/Server
13 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
13 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
14 13 (11.40%) Web Development
14 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database
15 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
15 12 (10.53%) Perl
15 12 (10.53%) Shell Script
16 11 (9.65%) 3G
16 11 (9.65%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 3 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.88%) JBoss
2 1 (0.88%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
2 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Simulink
3 1 (0.88%) Maya
3 1 (0.88%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) 3G
2 9 (7.89%) 2G
3 8 (7.02%) Internet
4 7 (6.14%) LTE
4 7 (6.14%) ZigBee
4 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.39%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (4.39%) 4G
5 5 (4.39%) Wireless
5 5 (4.39%) Bluetooth
6 4 (3.51%) 3GPP
6 4 (3.51%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.63%) GSM
8 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.88%) WiMAX
9 1 (0.88%) SAN
9 1 (0.88%) 2.5G
9 1 (0.88%) SSL
9 1 (0.88%) SNMP
9 1 (0.88%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.26%) Big Data
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) JIRA
2 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.39%) Selenium
3 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.51%) Subversion
4 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.63%) Maven
5 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.75%) Ant
5 2 (1.75%) JUnit
5 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.75%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.75%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.88%) Xcode
6 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.89%) Electronics
3 7 (6.14%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Finance
5 5 (4.39%) Automotive
6 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (50.00%) Developer
2 34 (29.82%) Software Engineer
3 24 (21.05%) C++ Developer
4 22 (19.30%) Software Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Python Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Principle Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Tester
9 3 (2.63%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.75%) Java Engineer
10 2 (1.75%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.54%) .NET
2 18 (15.79%) HTML
2 18 (15.79%) XML
3 9 (7.89%) Qt
4 8 (7.02%) MFC
4 8 (7.02%) XSLT
4 8 (7.02%) Servlets
5 6 (5.26%) jQuery
6 4 (3.51%) Web Services
7 3 (2.63%) Django
7 3 (2.63%) WPF
7 3 (2.63%) SVG
7 3 (2.63%) D3.js
8 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.75%) CSS
8 2 (1.75%) Swing
8 2 (1.75%) Flash
8 2 (1.75%) WinForms
8 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Client/Server
1 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.02%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.02%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.26%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.26%) Streaming Media
4 6 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.39%) Statistics
5 5 (4.39%) Informatics
6 4 (3.51%) IPTV
7 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.63%) APACS
8 2 (1.75%) User Experience
8 2 (1.75%) GIS
8 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.09%) Linux
2 25 (21.93%) UNIX
3 21 (18.42%) Windows
4 6 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.63%) AIX
6 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.75%) HPUX
6 2 (1.75%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.75%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 28 (24.56%) OOD
3 26 (22.81%) OO
4 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.04%) UML
6 13 (11.40%) Web Development
7 11 (9.65%) Scrum
8 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.26%) Validation
9 6 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 6 (5.26%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.39%) Cyber Security
10 5 (4.39%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (4.39%) TDD
10 5 (4.39%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (4.39%) DNA
11 4 (3.51%) Information Management
11 4 (3.51%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.51%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.51%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) C
2 30 (26.32%) Java
2 30 (26.32%) SQL
3 29 (25.44%) Python
4 26 (22.81%) C#
5 21 (18.42%) Embedded C++
6 16 (14.04%) Embedded C
7 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.53%) Perl
8 12 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.51%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.75%) VB
11 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.75%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.75%) Delphi
11 2 (1.75%) PHP
11 2 (1.75%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) Lua
12 1 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Degree
2 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.14%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.75%) HND
5 2 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle
2 8 (7.02%) Perforce
3 7 (6.14%) AccuRev
3 7 (6.14%) Sun
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.63%) Splunk
6 2 (1.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (1.75%) Macromedia
6 2 (1.75%) Nortel
6 2 (1.75%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.75%) Serena
6 2 (1.75%) Huawei
7 1 (0.88%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.88%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.88%) Veritas
7 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.88%) VMware
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
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