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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 70 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 69 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.45% 3.20% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 7.70% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 43
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.10 £33.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
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
1058 1013 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.60% 41.60% 39.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 533 578
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 £240 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 113 84
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 £25.60 £13.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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++
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 22 December 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 -14 35 £375 +25.00% 65
Hertfordshire +5 11 - - 13
Suffolk +6 9 £475 - 3
Essex -9 9 £306 -18.40% 3
Bedfordshire -19 3 - - 2
Norfolk +6 2 £338 -1.81% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 51 (45.95%) C
2 46 (41.44%) Software Engineering
3 45 (40.54%) Linux
4 32 (28.83%) Python
5 31 (27.93%) Java
6 30 (27.03%) SQL
7 27 (24.32%) OOD
8 25 (22.52%) UNIX
9 23 (20.72%) OO
10 22 (19.82%) C#
10 22 (19.82%) Windows
11 21 (18.92%) HTML
12 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (16.22%) XML
14 17 (15.32%) UML
15 16 (14.41%) Oracle
15 16 (14.41%) Embedded C++
16 15 (13.51%) Perl
16 15 (13.51%) .NET
16 15 (13.51%) Client/Server
16 15 (13.51%) Web Development
17 14 (12.61%) Degree
18 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
19 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
19 12 (10.81%) Shell Script
20 11 (9.91%) Embedded C
21 10 (9.01%) 3G
21 10 (9.01%) Perforce
21 10 (9.01%) Scrum
21 10 (9.01%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.90%) IIS
1 1 (0.90%) JBoss
1 1 (0.90%) Apache
1 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) Simulink
3 1 (0.90%) Maya
3 1 (0.90%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) 3G
2 9 (8.11%) Internet
3 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.21%) 2G
4 6 (5.41%) ZigBee
4 6 (5.41%) LTE
5 5 (4.50%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.50%) 4G
5 5 (4.50%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (3.60%) 3GPP
7 3 (2.70%) Bluetooth
7 3 (2.70%) Wireless
8 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.90%) 2.5G
9 1 (0.90%) FCoE
9 1 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.90%) GSM
9 1 (0.90%) SNMP
9 1 (0.90%) SSL
9 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.70%) Big Data
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) JIRA
2 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.50%) Subversion
3 4 (3.60%) Selenium
3 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.70%) Maven
4 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.80%) Ant
5 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.90%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.90%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.90%) Xcode
6 1 (0.90%) NUnit
6 1 (0.90%) JUnit
6 1 (0.90%) MSTest
General
1 8 (7.21%) Electronics
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Automotive
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Finance
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (51.35%) Developer
2 33 (29.73%) Software Engineer
3 24 (21.62%) C++ Developer
4 23 (20.72%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Python Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.50%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (2.70%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Tester
10 3 (2.70%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) Senior Tester
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Developer
11 2 (1.80%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) HTML
2 18 (16.22%) XML
3 15 (13.51%) .NET
4 10 (9.01%) Qt
5 9 (8.11%) MFC
6 8 (7.21%) XSLT
6 8 (7.21%) Servlets
7 5 (4.50%) Web Services
8 4 (3.60%) jQuery
9 2 (1.80%) HTML5
9 2 (1.80%) Swing
9 2 (1.80%) Flash
9 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.80%) CSS
9 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.80%) JSON
9 2 (1.80%) WPF
10 1 (0.90%) WF
10 1 (0.90%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.90%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Client/Server
2 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.21%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.31%) Streaming Media
5 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.50%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.50%) IPTV
6 5 (4.50%) Statistics
6 5 (4.50%) Informatics
7 3 (2.70%) APACS
8 2 (1.80%) PKI
8 2 (1.80%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.90%) VHDL
9 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.54%) Linux
2 25 (22.52%) UNIX
3 22 (19.82%) Windows
4 5 (4.50%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.70%) AIX
6 2 (1.80%) HPUX
6 2 (1.80%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.80%) Android
6 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.80%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.90%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Software Engineering
2 27 (24.32%) OOD
3 23 (20.72%) OO
4 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.32%) UML
6 15 (13.51%) Web Development
7 10 (9.01%) Scrum
8 7 (6.31%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.41%) Validation
9 6 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.41%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.50%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) DNA
10 5 (4.50%) Manual Testing
11 4 (3.60%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.60%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.60%) Product Management
11 4 (3.60%) Cyber Security
11 4 (3.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.95%) C
2 32 (28.83%) Python
3 31 (27.93%) Java
4 30 (27.03%) SQL
5 22 (19.82%) C#
6 16 (14.41%) Embedded C++
7 15 (13.51%) Perl
8 12 (10.81%) Shell Script
8 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
9 11 (9.91%) Embedded C
10 9 (8.11%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.80%) PHP
12 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.80%) Delphi
13 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.90%) VB
13 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.90%) VC++
13 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.90%) HND
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle
2 10 (9.01%) Perforce
3 7 (6.31%) Sun
3 7 (6.31%) AccuRev
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.80%) Nortel
5 2 (1.80%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.80%) Huawei
5 2 (1.80%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.90%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.90%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.90%) Splunk
6 1 (0.90%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.90%) Veritas
6 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
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