The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 79 71 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -35
Contract jobs citing C++ 65 47 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 2.09% 4.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 5.40% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 42
Average daily rate £320 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £210 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £380 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 52
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £30.34 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1196 870 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.93% 38.63% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 481 667
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 128
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.33 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £50.00 £47.50
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 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 April 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 April 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 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
Essex -11 25 £338 +67.70% 5
Cambridgeshire -11 24 £270 -22.85% 102
Hertfordshire -5 8 £320 +6.48% 20
Suffolk -4 5 - - 3
Norfolk +8 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire -16 1 £340 - 6
East Anglia - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (45.11%) Software Engineering
2 49 (36.84%) C
3 47 (35.34%) C#
4 37 (27.82%) Java
5 26 (19.55%) Linux
5 26 (19.55%) OO
5 26 (19.55%) Python
5 26 (19.55%) OOD
6 25 (18.80%) UML
6 25 (18.80%) SQL
7 22 (16.54%) Windows
7 22 (16.54%) Embedded C++
8 19 (14.29%) XML
9 18 (13.53%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (12.78%) UNIX
11 16 (12.03%) HTML
11 16 (12.03%) Embedded C
11 16 (12.03%) TDD
12 14 (10.53%) Electronics
12 14 (10.53%) XSLT
13 13 (9.77%) .NET
13 13 (9.77%) Oracle
14 12 (9.02%) MATLAB
15 11 (8.27%) PL/SQL
15 11 (8.27%) Perl
15 11 (8.27%) Web Services
15 11 (8.27%) Sun
15 11 (8.27%) Sun Certification
15 11 (8.27%) Security Cleared
15 11 (8.27%) Qt

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (1.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
2 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Simulink
2 3 (2.26%) FrameMaker
2 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) XMetaL
4 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) Internet
2 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.76%) SNMP
3 5 (3.76%) LTE
4 4 (3.01%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.26%) IPv6
6 2 (1.50%) 4G
6 2 (1.50%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.75%) Wireless
7 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.50%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.50%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 7 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 7 (5.26%) Subversion
2 4 (3.01%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.01%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.26%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.50%) Selenium
4 2 (1.50%) JIRA
4 2 (1.50%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.50%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.75%) LLVM
5 1 (0.75%) Bazaar
General
1 14 (10.53%) Electronics
2 10 (7.52%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.77%) Automotive
4 6 (4.51%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Finance
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 56 (42.11%) Developer
2 47 (35.34%) Software Engineer
3 15 (11.28%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.77%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) C++ Developer
6 11 (8.27%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Author
9 5 (3.76%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.29%) XML
2 16 (12.03%) HTML
3 14 (10.53%) XSLT
4 13 (9.77%) .NET
5 11 (8.27%) Web Services
5 11 (8.27%) Qt
6 9 (6.77%) JAXB
7 7 (5.26%) STL
7 7 (5.26%) Java EE
7 7 (5.26%) WPF
8 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.01%) MFC
8 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.01%) Servlets
8 4 (3.01%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.26%) CSS
9 3 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.50%) JSON
10 2 (1.50%) REST
10 2 (1.50%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.01%) Blog
5 3 (2.26%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.50%) Robotics
6 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.50%) Physics
6 2 (1.50%) Ontologies
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.50%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.75%) APACS
7 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) EFT
7 1 (0.75%) Open Source
7 1 (0.75%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.55%) Linux
2 22 (16.54%) Windows
3 17 (12.78%) UNIX
4 8 (6.02%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (5.26%) Android
6 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.51%) Windows CE
7 3 (2.26%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.11%) Software Engineering
2 26 (19.55%) OO
2 26 (19.55%) OOD
3 25 (18.80%) UML
4 16 (12.03%) TDD
5 10 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.52%) Web Development
6 9 (6.77%) HOOD
6 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
6 9 (6.77%) Multithreading
7 8 (6.02%) Scrum
8 7 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.51%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.51%) Test Strategy
9 6 (4.51%) Network Management
10 5 (3.76%) MVC
10 5 (3.76%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.76%) QMS
11 4 (3.01%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.84%) C
2 47 (35.34%) C#
3 37 (27.82%) Java
4 26 (19.55%) Python
5 25 (18.80%) SQL
6 22 (16.54%) Embedded C++
7 16 (12.03%) Embedded C
8 12 (9.02%) MATLAB
9 11 (8.27%) PL/SQL
9 11 (8.27%) Perl
10 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
11 8 (6.02%) PHP
12 6 (4.51%) Assembly Language
12 6 (4.51%) Delphi
12 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.76%) Ruby
14 3 (2.26%) VBA
14 3 (2.26%) LINC
15 2 (1.50%) Tcl
15 2 (1.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Sun Certification
1 11 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.77%) Degree
3 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.50%) ISEB
4 2 (1.50%) HND
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.75%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Vendors
1 13 (9.77%) Oracle
2 11 (8.27%) Sun
3 7 (5.26%) AccuRev
4 4 (3.01%) Google
4 4 (3.01%) Serena
4 4 (3.01%) Perforce
5 2 (1.50%) Allen-Bradley
5 2 (1.50%) Intel
5 2 (1.50%) Hitachi
5 2 (1.50%) Motorola
5 2 (1.50%) Siemens
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.75%) i2
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