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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 109 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 40 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 3.03% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 7.66% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 37
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -11.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.55 £28.95 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.20 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
1262 927 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.95% 39.51% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 473 627
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 74 117
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.70 £45.00
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -20 14 £400 +33.33% 90
Essex -10 9 £275 -8.33% 4
Bedfordshire -10 7 £328 -34.50% 2
Suffolk -4 5 - - 7
Hertfordshire -25 5 £350 +12.90% 21
Norfolk - - - - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 64 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 43 (38.39%) C
3 28 (25.00%) Java
4 27 (24.11%) C#
5 24 (21.43%) OO
5 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (20.54%) Linux
7 22 (19.64%) UML
8 21 (18.75%) Python
9 18 (16.07%) OOD
9 18 (16.07%) Embedded C++
10 17 (15.18%) SQL
11 15 (13.39%) .NET
11 15 (13.39%) Degree
11 15 (13.39%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (12.50%) Computer Science
13 13 (11.61%) Embedded C
13 13 (11.61%) TDD
14 12 (10.71%) Electronics
14 12 (10.71%) Scrum
15 11 (9.82%) Windows
16 10 (8.93%) XML
16 10 (8.93%) Device Driver
16 10 (8.93%) Manufacturing
16 10 (8.93%) WPF
17 9 (8.04%) Qt
17 9 (8.04%) Big Data
17 9 (8.04%) Oracle
17 9 (8.04%) UNIX
18 8 (7.14%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (2.68%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 7 (6.25%) ZigBee
2 6 (5.36%) Bluetooth
3 5 (4.46%) Wireless
3 5 (4.46%) 2G
3 5 (4.46%) 3G
4 4 (3.57%) LTE
4 4 (3.57%) GSM
4 4 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.89%) FCoE
6 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.89%) Modbus
6 1 (0.89%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) 2.5G
6 1 (0.89%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) Big Data
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Selenium
1 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.46%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Maven
4 4 (3.57%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (2.68%) GoogleTest
5 3 (2.68%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.79%) JUnit
6 2 (1.79%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.89%) MSTest
7 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.89%) NUnit
7 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.71%) Electronics
2 10 (8.93%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Finance
5 3 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Automotive
6 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 41 (36.61%) Developer
3 21 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 11 (9.82%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Principle Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Embedded Software Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (2.68%) C++ Programmer
9 3 (2.68%) Software Programmer
9 3 (2.68%) Tester
9 3 (2.68%) Programmer
9 3 (2.68%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) .NET
2 10 (8.93%) XML
2 10 (8.93%) WPF
3 9 (8.04%) Qt
4 8 (7.14%) jQuery
4 8 (7.14%) Web Services
5 7 (6.25%) HTML
6 6 (5.36%) XSLT
7 5 (4.46%) Servlets
8 4 (3.57%) STL
8 4 (3.57%) WinForms
8 4 (3.57%) Dojo
9 3 (2.68%) Django
9 3 (2.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (2.68%) D3.js
9 3 (2.68%) Swing
9 3 (2.68%) SVG
10 2 (1.79%) JSON
10 2 (1.79%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.89%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.93%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.57%) GIS
7 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.68%) APACS
7 3 (2.68%) User Experience
8 2 (1.79%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.89%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.89%) iPhone
9 1 (0.89%) VHDL
9 1 (0.89%) PKI
9 1 (0.89%) Statistics
9 1 (0.89%) MPEG
9 1 (0.89%) EFT
9 1 (0.89%) Firmware
9 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Linux
2 11 (9.82%) Windows
3 9 (8.04%) UNIX
4 8 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.68%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.79%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.89%) Android
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.89%) AIX
7 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 24 (21.43%) OO
2 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.64%) UML
4 18 (16.07%) OOD
5 13 (11.61%) TDD
6 12 (10.71%) Scrum
7 8 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.25%) Kanban
8 7 (6.25%) Cyber Security
9 6 (5.36%) BDD
9 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.36%) Project Management
9 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.46%) Web Development
10 5 (4.46%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.46%) HOOD
10 5 (4.46%) Network Management
10 5 (4.46%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) C
2 28 (25.00%) Java
3 27 (24.11%) C#
4 21 (18.75%) Python
5 18 (16.07%) Embedded C++
6 17 (15.18%) SQL
7 13 (11.61%) Embedded C
8 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.36%) Perl
9 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.36%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.46%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.68%) Ruby
11 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.79%) VB
12 2 (1.79%) VC++
13 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) Sun Certification
3 5 (4.46%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (4.46%) HND
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Oracle
2 5 (4.46%) Sun
2 5 (4.46%) AccuRev
3 4 (3.57%) JBoss
3 4 (3.57%) Serena
4 3 (2.68%) Google
4 3 (2.68%) Splunk
5 2 (1.79%) Intel
6 1 (0.89%) Siemens
6 1 (0.89%) Veritas
6 1 (0.89%) VMware
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.89%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.89%) Allen-Bradley
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