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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 76 80 113
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Contract jobs citing C++ 53 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.13% 2.10% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% 5.39% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 20
Median daily rate £350 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £403 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 11
Median hourly rate £43.25 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
966 1094 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.81% 38.89% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 599 813
Median daily rate £375 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 83 47
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +23 39 £350 -6.66% 91
Hertfordshire +1 9 - - 11
Essex +2 4 £300 - 2
Suffolk +2 1 - - 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for C++.

1 51 (50.50%) C
2 36 (35.64%) Java
2 36 (35.64%) Python
2 36 (35.64%) Software Engineering
3 34 (33.66%) Linux
4 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (19.80%) C#
6 19 (18.81%) Security Cleared
7 17 (16.83%) Unix
7 17 (16.83%) Windows
8 16 (15.84%) Degree
9 14 (13.86%) Relational Database
10 13 (12.87%) HTML
10 13 (12.87%) .NET
11 12 (11.88%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.89%) Perl
12 11 (10.89%) CSS
12 11 (10.89%) TDD
12 11 (10.89%) Integration Testing
13 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
13 10 (9.90%) Hadoop
13 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
13 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
14 9 (8.91%) MATLAB
14 9 (8.91%) OO
14 9 (8.91%) SSL
14 9 (8.91%) Internet
14 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
14 9 (8.91%) REST
14 9 (8.91%) AngularJS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Windchill
2 5 (4.95%) Simulink
3 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) IaaS
2 2 (1.98%) Force.com
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Internet
1 9 (8.91%) SSL
2 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.93%) LDAP
3 7 (6.93%) X.509
4 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.96%) Wireless
6 3 (2.97%) HTTP
6 3 (2.97%) RS-422
7 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.98%) Firewall
7 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.98%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.98%) Network Security
7 2 (1.98%) VLAN
7 2 (1.98%) VPN
7 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.99%) NFC
8 1 (0.99%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.90%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.92%) Big Data
4 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.95%) MySQL
5 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.98%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (1.98%) HBase
6 2 (1.98%) Impala
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.94%) Xcode
2 5 (4.95%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.97%) GCC
3 3 (2.97%) LabVIEW
3 3 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.98%) JUnit
4 2 (1.98%) NUnit
4 2 (1.98%) RSpec
4 2 (1.98%) Selenium
4 2 (1.98%) Subversion
4 2 (1.98%) VectorCAST
4 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.99%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.99%) PVCS
General
1 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.93%) Automotive
4 6 (5.94%) Electronics
4 6 (5.94%) Finance
4 6 (5.94%) Military
5 3 (2.97%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Developer
2 27 (26.73%) Software Engineer
3 16 (15.84%) C++ Developer
4 9 (8.91%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Architect
6 7 (6.93%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Python Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.94%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (5.94%) C++/Java Developer
7 6 (5.94%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Java Software Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Python Software Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) .NET
1 13 (12.87%) HTML
2 11 (10.89%) CSS
3 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.91%) REST
4 7 (6.93%) JSON
5 5 (4.95%) iOS SDK
6 4 (3.96%) XML
7 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.97%) HTML5
7 3 (2.97%) RESTful
8 2 (1.98%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.98%) Qt
8 2 (1.98%) Web Services
8 2 (1.98%) Yocto
9 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.99%) LAMP
9 1 (0.99%) MFC
9 1 (0.99%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (6.93%) Internet of Things
3 6 (5.94%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.96%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.97%) Biology
5 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.97%) Oculus Rift
5 3 (2.97%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.98%) CAN bus
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) VHDL
7 1 (0.99%) CESG
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Equities
7 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.99%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.66%) Linux
2 17 (16.83%) Unix
2 17 (16.83%) Windows
3 6 (5.94%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.95%) Android
4 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.96%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.96%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.98%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) Software Engineering
2 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.89%) Integration Testing
3 11 (10.89%) TDD
4 9 (8.91%) OO
5 8 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (6.93%) DevOps
6 7 (6.93%) OOP
6 7 (6.93%) UML
6 7 (6.93%) Validation
7 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.94%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.94%) iOS Development
8 5 (4.95%) Analytics
8 5 (4.95%) PLM
8 5 (4.95%) Scrum
8 5 (4.95%) Web Development
9 4 (3.96%) Machine Learning
9 4 (3.96%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.50%) C
2 36 (35.64%) Java
2 36 (35.64%) Python
3 20 (19.80%) C#
4 12 (11.88%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.89%) Perl
6 9 (8.91%) MATLAB
6 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.92%) Embedded C
7 8 (7.92%) Embedded C++
8 7 (6.93%) SQL
9 6 (5.94%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.97%) Ruby
11 2 (1.98%) Ada
11 2 (1.98%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.98%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.98%) HiveQL
11 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.99%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.99%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.84%) Degree
3 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.98%) MCP
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) JTAG
1 2 (1.98%) MISRA
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) DO-254
2 1 (0.99%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) VMware
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.97%) FireEye
3 3 (2.97%) Serena
4 2 (1.98%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.98%) Cognos
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
4 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.99%) BT
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) Intel
5 1 (0.99%) Teradata
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