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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 92 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +17
Contract jobs citing C++ 51 82 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 3.39% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 8.84% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.55 £28.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.80 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
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
1251 928 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.24% 38.33% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 487 653
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £209 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 134
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £12.87 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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++
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -16 31 £375 +25.00% 87
Essex -4 7 £300 -5.51% 4
Suffolk -20 5 - - 7
Hertfordshire -13 4 - - 17
Bedfordshire -17 4 £230 -54.00% 4
Norfolk - - - - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 67 (55.37%) Software Engineering
2 43 (35.54%) C
3 34 (28.10%) C#
4 30 (24.79%) Java
5 25 (20.66%) OO
6 24 (19.83%) OOD
7 23 (19.01%) UML
8 22 (18.18%) Linux
9 21 (17.36%) Python
10 20 (16.53%) Embedded C++
11 19 (15.70%) SQL
11 19 (15.70%) TDD
12 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (14.05%) Embedded C
12 17 (14.05%) Embedded Systems
13 16 (13.22%) .NET
14 13 (10.74%) Degree
15 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
15 12 (9.92%) Electronics
15 12 (9.92%) Oracle
16 11 (9.09%) Scrum
17 10 (8.26%) Device Driver
17 10 (8.26%) Manufacturing
17 10 (8.26%) Windows
17 10 (8.26%) Embedded Linux
17 10 (8.26%) Qt
18 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
18 9 (7.44%) WPF
18 9 (7.44%) Big Data
18 9 (7.44%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (3.31%) Apache
1 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.48%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) ZigBee
2 6 (4.96%) Bluetooth
3 5 (4.13%) 3G
3 5 (4.13%) 2G
3 5 (4.13%) Wireless
4 4 (3.31%) GSM
4 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.31%) LTE
5 3 (2.48%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.83%) FCoE
7 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.83%) Modbus
7 1 (0.83%) SAN
7 1 (0.83%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.83%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) Big Data
2 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Selenium
2 7 (5.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.96%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (4.96%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.31%) LabVIEW
5 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.48%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.48%) GoogleTest
6 3 (2.48%) Maven
6 3 (2.48%) Subversion
7 2 (1.65%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.65%) JUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (9.92%) Electronics
2 10 (8.26%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Finance
4 3 (2.48%) Automotive
5 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (42.98%) Software Engineer
2 47 (38.84%) Developer
3 22 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 14 (11.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Python Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Principle Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (3.31%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Embedded Software Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Embedded C Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) C Developer
10 3 (2.48%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) Qt
3 9 (7.44%) WPF
3 9 (7.44%) XML
4 8 (6.61%) XSLT
5 7 (5.79%) jQuery
5 7 (5.79%) HTML
5 7 (5.79%) Servlets
5 7 (5.79%) Web Services
6 5 (4.13%) WinForms
7 4 (3.31%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.31%) STL
7 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.31%) Dojo
8 3 (2.48%) Django
8 3 (2.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (2.48%) D3.js
8 3 (2.48%) SVG
9 2 (1.65%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.26%) Device Driver
4 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.31%) GIS
5 4 (3.31%) Blog
6 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.65%) APACS
7 2 (1.65%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) MPEG
8 1 (0.83%) EFT
8 1 (0.83%) Firmware
8 1 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (7.44%) UNIX
4 3 (2.48%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.65%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) AIX
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.37%) Software Engineering
2 25 (20.66%) OO
3 24 (19.83%) OOD
4 23 (19.01%) UML
5 19 (15.70%) TDD
6 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.09%) Scrum
8 8 (6.61%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.79%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.79%) Web Development
9 7 (5.79%) Kanban
9 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.79%) HOOD
10 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.96%) Cyber Security
10 6 (4.96%) BDD
11 5 (4.13%) Information Assurance
11 5 (4.13%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.13%) Network Management
11 5 (4.13%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.54%) C
2 34 (28.10%) C#
3 30 (24.79%) Java
4 21 (17.36%) Python
5 20 (16.53%) Embedded C++
6 19 (15.70%) SQL
7 17 (14.05%) Embedded C
8 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.61%) Ruby
9 7 (5.79%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.96%) MATLAB
11 5 (4.13%) Delphi
11 5 (4.13%) Perl
11 5 (4.13%) PHP
12 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.65%) VB
14 1 (0.83%) VC++
14 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) Sun Certification
4 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.13%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (4.13%) HND
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Oracle
2 7 (5.79%) AccuRev
2 7 (5.79%) Sun
3 6 (4.96%) Serena
4 4 (3.31%) JBoss
5 3 (2.48%) Google
5 3 (2.48%) Splunk
5 3 (2.48%) Intel
6 1 (0.83%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (0.83%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.83%) Motorola
6 1 (0.83%) Siemens
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
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