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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 82 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 46 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.80% 2.46% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 6.11% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £355 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
904 916 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.34% 40.16% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 499 529
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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++
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 30 January 2015. 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 -8 21 £350 +7.69% 117
Hertfordshire 0 7 - - 14
Essex -4 7 £325 -7.14% 10
Bedfordshire -8 5 £325 +62.50% 6
Suffolk -3 4 £438 - 3
Norfolk 0 2 £338 -1.81%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 51 (46.36%) C
2 49 (44.55%) Linux
3 46 (41.82%) Software Engineering
4 31 (28.18%) Java
5 29 (26.36%) SQL
6 27 (24.55%) Python
7 26 (23.64%) UNIX
8 25 (22.73%) Windows
9 24 (21.82%) OOD
10 23 (20.91%) HTML
11 22 (20.00%) C#
12 19 (17.27%) OO
12 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (15.45%) UML
13 17 (15.45%) XML
14 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
14 15 (13.64%) Perl
14 15 (13.64%) Oracle
14 15 (13.64%) Client/Server
14 15 (13.64%) Embedded C++
15 14 (12.73%) .NET
15 14 (12.73%) Web Development
16 12 (10.91%) Qt
16 12 (10.91%) Shell Script
16 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database
17 11 (10.00%) Degree
18 10 (9.09%) JIRA
18 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
18 10 (9.09%) 3G
18 10 (9.09%) Perforce

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (0.91%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (0.91%) CMS
1 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Office
3 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Maya
4 1 (0.91%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.91%) Simulink
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) 3G
2 9 (8.18%) Internet
3 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.27%) 2G
4 6 (5.45%) ZigBee
4 6 (5.45%) LTE
4 6 (5.45%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.55%) 4G
5 5 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (3.64%) Bluetooth
6 4 (3.64%) 3GPP
7 3 (2.73%) Wireless
8 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.91%) FCoE
9 1 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.91%) 2.5G
9 1 (0.91%) SAN
9 1 (0.91%) SSL
9 1 (0.91%) SNMP
9 1 (0.91%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.91%) Big Data
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.91%) MySQL
3 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.09%) JIRA
2 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.64%) Subversion
3 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.82%) Maven
5 2 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.82%) Selenium
5 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.82%) Ant
5 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.91%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.91%) Xcode
6 1 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.91%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.91%) MSTest
6 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 7 (6.36%) Electronics
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.64%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Automotive
4 3 (2.73%) Finance
5 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (55.45%) Developer
2 29 (26.36%) Software Engineer
3 26 (23.64%) Software Developer
4 24 (21.82%) C++ Developer
5 12 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Architect
10 3 (2.73%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.82%) IT Graduate
11 2 (1.82%) Embedded Software Developer
11 2 (1.82%) Senior Tester
11 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (1.82%) SQL Developer
11 2 (1.82%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) HTML
2 17 (15.45%) XML
3 14 (12.73%) .NET
4 12 (10.91%) Qt
5 9 (8.18%) MFC
6 7 (6.36%) XSLT
6 7 (6.36%) Servlets
7 6 (5.45%) Web Services
8 5 (4.55%) CSS
8 5 (4.55%) HTML5
9 4 (3.64%) jQuery
10 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.82%) JNI
11 2 (1.82%) JSON
11 2 (1.82%) WCF
11 2 (1.82%) WPF
11 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.82%) STL
11 2 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.27%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.27%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Streaming Media
4 6 (5.45%) Statistics
4 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.55%) Informatics
5 5 (4.55%) IPTV
6 4 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.73%) APACS
8 2 (1.82%) PKI
8 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.91%) Kinect
9 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.91%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.55%) Linux
2 26 (23.64%) UNIX
3 25 (22.73%) Windows
4 4 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.73%) AIX
5 3 (2.73%) Android
6 2 (1.82%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.82%) HPUX
6 2 (1.82%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.91%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.91%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.82%) Software Engineering
2 24 (21.82%) OOD
3 19 (17.27%) OO
3 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.45%) UML
5 14 (12.73%) Web Development
6 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.27%) Scrum
7 6 (5.45%) Validation
8 5 (4.55%) DNA
8 5 (4.55%) Manual Testing
8 5 (4.55%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.64%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.64%) Information Management
9 4 (3.64%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.64%) Product Management
9 4 (3.64%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.36%) C
2 31 (28.18%) Java
3 29 (26.36%) SQL
4 27 (24.55%) Python
5 22 (20.00%) C#
6 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.64%) Perl
6 15 (13.64%) Embedded C++
7 12 (10.91%) Shell Script
8 9 (8.18%) Embedded C
9 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.64%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.73%) PHP
12 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.82%) Delphi
12 2 (1.82%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.91%) R
13 1 (0.91%) GLSL
13 1 (0.91%) VC++
13 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.36%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.45%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.91%) HND
6 1 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Oracle
2 10 (9.09%) Perforce
3 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.45%) AccuRev
4 6 (5.45%) Sun
5 3 (2.73%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.82%) Huawei
6 2 (1.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (1.82%) Macromedia
6 2 (1.82%) Nortel
6 2 (1.82%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.91%) Facebook
7 1 (0.91%) Twitter
7 1 (0.91%) Veritas
7 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.91%) Mentor Graphics
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