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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 89 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 48 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 2.39% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 6.57% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 17
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£338 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £270 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £334
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 20
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £36.50 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
974 1066 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.75% 36.42% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 610 466
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 76 91
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -10 21 £300 -17.24% 81
Hertfordshire -12 15 £325 -1.51% 15
Bedfordshire +8 5 £488 +43.38% 5
Essex -11 5 - - 15
Norfolk - 1 £410 - 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 42 (47.73%) C
1 42 (47.73%) Linux
2 41 (46.59%) Software Engineering
3 24 (27.27%) C#
4 22 (25.00%) Java
5 16 (18.18%) SQL
5 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.05%) Python
7 14 (15.91%) OO
8 13 (14.77%) UML
8 13 (14.77%) HTML
8 13 (14.77%) Embedded C++
9 12 (13.64%) Windows
9 12 (13.64%) XML
10 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 11 (12.50%) Qt
11 10 (11.36%) Embedded C
12 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 8 (9.09%) Web Services
12 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 7 (7.95%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (7.95%) Perl
13 7 (7.95%) .NET
13 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
13 7 (7.95%) OOD
13 7 (7.95%) Scrum
13 7 (7.95%) Electronics
13 7 (7.95%) Device Driver
14 6 (6.82%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (1.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.14%) Node.js
1 1 (1.14%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Simulink
1 5 (5.68%) Doxygen
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Ethernet
1 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.68%) Telnet
3 4 (4.55%) 2G
3 4 (4.55%) 3G
3 4 (4.55%) HTTP
3 4 (4.55%) SNMP
3 4 (4.55%) LTE
4 3 (3.41%) 4G
4 3 (3.41%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (3.41%) SSH
5 2 (2.27%) Wireless
5 2 (2.27%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.27%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.27%) DVB
5 2 (2.27%) SSL
5 2 (2.27%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.14%) ATM
6 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.14%) Big Data
2 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.95%) Electronics
2 5 (5.68%) Games
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Avionics
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) Software Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Python Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Author
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Author
7 5 (5.68%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Embedded Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Designer
9 2 (2.27%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Graduate
9 2 (2.27%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) HTML
2 12 (13.64%) XML
3 11 (12.50%) Qt
4 8 (9.09%) Web Services
5 7 (7.95%) .NET
6 5 (5.68%) CSS
7 4 (4.55%) HTML5
8 3 (3.41%) Servlets
8 3 (3.41%) STL
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.27%) Java EE
9 2 (2.27%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.27%) jQuery
10 1 (1.14%) REST
10 1 (1.14%) CSS3
10 1 (1.14%) PhoneGap
10 1 (1.14%) QML
10 1 (1.14%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.14%) WinRT
10 1 (1.14%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Device Driver
2 6 (6.82%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.68%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) IPTV
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) BeagleBone
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.27%) Verilog
5 2 (2.27%) STB
6 1 (1.14%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) MPEG
6 1 (1.14%) DTV
6 1 (1.14%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.14%) VHDL
6 1 (1.14%) CUDA
6 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.73%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (5.68%) UNIX
5 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.91%) OO
4 13 (14.77%) UML
5 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.95%) OOD
6 7 (7.95%) Scrum
7 6 (6.82%) SOA
8 5 (5.68%) Content Management
8 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
8 5 (5.68%) 3D Programming
9 3 (3.41%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.27%) Network Management
10 2 (2.27%) Web Development
10 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.27%) Migration
10 2 (2.27%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.27%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) C
2 24 (27.27%) C#
3 22 (25.00%) Java
4 16 (18.18%) SQL
5 15 (17.05%) Python
6 13 (14.77%) Embedded C++
7 10 (11.36%) Embedded C
8 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.95%) Perl
10 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.41%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.14%) R
13 1 (1.14%) GLSL
13 1 (1.14%) PHP
13 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.14%) Ada
13 1 (1.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
3 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.14%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Perforce
4 2 (2.27%) VMware
4 2 (2.27%) Citrix
4 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.14%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Huawei
5 1 (1.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.14%) Facebook
5 1 (1.14%) Twitter
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Sun
5 1 (1.14%) Nortel
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Posted: 2 days ago
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