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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 86 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 41 54 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 1.87% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 5.00% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Average daily rate
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£294 £320 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% -6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £252 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £349 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 22
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +0.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £36.10 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
902 1081 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.35% 37.51% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 592 495
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 69 63
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £27.00 £27.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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++
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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 -2 15 £270 - 89
Essex -3 10 £280 -20.00% 8
Hertfordshire +14 9 £300 -6.25% 19
Bedfordshire +2 4 £325 -4.41% 5
Suffolk -1 2 £288 - 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 52 (47.71%) Linux
2 48 (44.04%) C
3 39 (35.78%) Software Engineering
4 26 (23.85%) SQL
5 25 (22.94%) C#
6 24 (22.02%) Python
7 22 (20.18%) Windows
8 20 (18.35%) UNIX
8 20 (18.35%) HTML
8 20 (18.35%) Java
8 20 (18.35%) OOD
9 19 (17.43%) OO
10 15 (13.76%) Client/Server
10 15 (13.76%) Embedded C++
10 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
11 14 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (12.84%) XML
12 13 (11.93%) UML
12 13 (11.93%) Perl
12 13 (11.93%) Oracle
12 13 (11.93%) Web Development
13 12 (11.01%) Qt
14 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
14 11 (10.09%) JIRA
14 11 (10.09%) Mathematics
14 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
14 11 (10.09%) Embedded C
14 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database
15 10 (9.17%) .NET
15 10 (9.17%) Perforce

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (0.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.92%) CMS
1 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.92%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Office
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.67%) Simulink
3 2 (1.83%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.92%) Maya
4 1 (0.92%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.92%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) Internet
2 8 (7.34%) 3G
3 6 (5.50%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.50%) 2G
3 6 (5.50%) LTE
4 5 (4.59%) 4G
4 5 (4.59%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (3.67%) 3GPP
6 3 (2.75%) Wireless
6 3 (2.75%) SNMP
7 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.83%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.92%) SSL
8 1 (0.92%) DVB
8 1 (0.92%) ATM
8 1 (0.92%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.75%) MySQL
2 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) JIRA
2 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.67%) AccuRev
4 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.92%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.92%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.92%) Xcode
5 1 (0.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (5.50%) Electronics
1 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.75%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Automotive
2 3 (2.75%) Games
2 3 (2.75%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.92%) Law
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.92%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 60 (55.05%) Developer
2 27 (24.77%) Software Developer
3 26 (23.85%) C++ Developer
4 24 (22.02%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.50%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Embedded Software Developer
10 4 (3.67%) IT Graduate
10 4 (3.67%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Graduate
11 3 (2.75%) Architect
11 3 (2.75%) Tester
11 3 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (1.83%) C++/C# Developer
12 2 (1.83%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (1.83%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.35%) HTML
2 14 (12.84%) XML
3 12 (11.01%) Qt
4 10 (9.17%) .NET
5 9 (8.26%) MFC
6 6 (5.50%) Servlets
7 5 (4.59%) HTML5
8 4 (3.67%) CSS
8 4 (3.67%) Web Services
8 4 (3.67%) XSLT
9 3 (2.75%) Flash
9 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.75%) jQuery
10 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.83%) STL
10 2 (1.83%) OpenGL
10 2 (1.83%) JNI
11 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.92%) JSON
11 1 (0.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Client/Server
2 11 (10.09%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.42%) Streaming Media
3 7 (6.42%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.50%) IPTV
4 6 (5.50%) Statistics
4 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.59%) Device Driver
5 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.59%) Informatics
6 3 (2.75%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.83%) BeagleBone
8 1 (0.92%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.92%) CUDA
8 1 (0.92%) Kinect
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 52 (47.71%) Linux
2 22 (20.18%) Windows
3 20 (18.35%) UNIX
4 5 (4.59%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.83%) Android
6 2 (1.83%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.83%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.83%) AIX
6 2 (1.83%) HPUX
7 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Software Engineering
2 20 (18.35%) OOD
3 19 (17.43%) OO
4 14 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.93%) Web Development
5 13 (11.93%) UML
6 9 (8.26%) Scrum
7 8 (7.34%) Multithreading
8 6 (5.50%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.59%) DNA
9 5 (4.59%) Validation
9 5 (4.59%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.59%) Bioinformatics
10 4 (3.67%) Automated Testing
10 4 (3.67%) Information Management
10 4 (3.67%) Manual Testing
10 4 (3.67%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.67%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.67%) Product Management
11 3 (2.75%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.04%) C
2 26 (23.85%) SQL
3 25 (22.94%) C#
4 24 (22.02%) Python
5 20 (18.35%) Java
6 15 (13.76%) Embedded C++
7 13 (11.93%) Perl
8 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
8 11 (10.09%) Embedded C
9 9 (8.26%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.75%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.75%) PHP
12 2 (1.83%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.83%) Delphi
12 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.92%) Lua
13 1 (0.92%) R
13 1 (0.92%) GLSL
13 1 (0.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) Degree
4 7 (6.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.59%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.92%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 10 (9.17%) Perforce
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.59%) Sun
5 2 (1.83%) Nortel
5 2 (1.83%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.83%) Huawei
5 2 (1.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.83%) Macromedia
5 2 (1.83%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.92%) Facebook
6 1 (0.92%) Twitter
6 1 (0.92%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.92%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.92%) VMware
6 1 (0.92%) Google
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
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