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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 76 83 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing C++ 48 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 2.05% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 5.36% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £254 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £340 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £37.00 £30.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
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
897 1193 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.99% 38.26% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 650 479
Average daily rate £370 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 79
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +1 20 £285 +5.55% 74
Hertfordshire +10 13 £313 -2.34% 18
Essex -3 11 £280 -13.84% 11
Bedfordshire +1 2 £300 -11.76% 4
Suffolk 0 1 £288 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (53.13%) Linux
2 48 (50.00%) C
3 44 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 23 (23.96%) C#
5 20 (20.83%) Java
5 20 (20.83%) Python
6 19 (19.79%) SQL
7 18 (18.75%) HTML
8 17 (17.71%) Windows
8 17 (17.71%) OO
9 16 (16.67%) Embedded C++
10 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (13.54%) UNIX
12 12 (12.50%) OOD
12 12 (12.50%) Embedded C
12 12 (12.50%) XML
12 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.46%) Oracle
14 10 (10.42%) UML
14 10 (10.42%) Multithreading
15 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
15 9 (9.38%) Qt
15 9 (9.38%) Perl
15 9 (9.38%) Client/Server
15 9 (9.38%) Scrum
15 9 (9.38%) Electronics
16 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
16 8 (8.33%) Mathematics
16 8 (8.33%) Degree
17 7 (7.29%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.04%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Doxygen
1 5 (5.21%) MS Office
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) Simulink
2 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.04%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.04%) Maya
3 1 (1.04%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Ethernet
1 7 (7.29%) 3G
2 6 (6.25%) 2G
2 6 (6.25%) Internet
2 6 (6.25%) LTE
3 5 (5.21%) 4G
3 5 (5.21%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.17%) 3GPP
4 4 (4.17%) SNMP
5 3 (3.13%) HTTP
5 3 (3.13%) Wireless
6 2 (2.08%) DVB
6 2 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (1.04%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.04%) IGMP
7 1 (1.04%) RTSP
7 1 (1.04%) ATM
7 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.04%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.13%) MySQL
2 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
3 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQLite
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.29%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.04%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.04%) Subversion
4 1 (1.04%) Xcode
4 1 (1.04%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.04%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (9.38%) Electronics
2 6 (6.25%) Games
3 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Finance
5 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.08%) Automotive
5 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Avionics
6 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Developer
2 26 (27.08%) Software Engineer
3 20 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 19 (19.79%) C++ Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.21%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Author
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Author
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (3.13%) IT Graduate
9 3 (3.13%) Graduate
9 3 (3.13%) Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Tester
10 2 (2.08%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) HTML
2 12 (12.50%) XML
3 9 (9.38%) Qt
4 7 (7.29%) .NET
5 6 (6.25%) MFC
6 5 (5.21%) HTML5
7 4 (4.17%) Servlets
7 4 (4.17%) Web Services
8 3 (3.13%) CSS
9 2 (2.08%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.08%) STL
9 2 (2.08%) JNI
9 2 (2.08%) Java EE
9 2 (2.08%) jQuery
10 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.04%) QML
10 1 (1.04%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.04%) WinRT
10 1 (1.04%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.29%) Device Driver
4 6 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (6.25%) Streaming Media
4 6 (6.25%) IPTV
5 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) Statistics
6 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.08%) BeagleBone
7 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.08%) STB
7 2 (2.08%) Informatics
7 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.04%) Kinect
8 1 (1.04%) CUDA
8 1 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.13%) Linux
2 17 (17.71%) Windows
3 13 (13.54%) UNIX
4 6 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.13%) Android
7 2 (2.08%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.08%) AIX
7 2 (2.08%) HPUX
7 2 (2.08%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 17 (17.71%) OO
3 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.50%) OOD
5 10 (10.42%) UML
5 10 (10.42%) Multithreading
6 9 (9.38%) Scrum
7 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.25%) Web Development
9 5 (5.21%) 3D Programming
9 5 (5.21%) Content Management
10 4 (4.17%) Validation
10 4 (4.17%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.13%) Manual Testing
11 3 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (3.13%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.13%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.13%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.08%) Workflow
12 2 (2.08%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.00%) C
2 23 (23.96%) C#
3 20 (20.83%) Java
3 20 (20.83%) Python
4 19 (19.79%) SQL
5 16 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 12 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 9 (9.38%) Perl
8 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.13%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.08%) PHP
11 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.04%) R
12 1 (1.04%) GLSL
12 1 (1.04%) Lua
12 1 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.04%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Perforce
3 2 (2.08%) VMware
3 2 (2.08%) Sun
3 2 (2.08%) Nortel
3 2 (2.08%) Ericsson
3 2 (2.08%) Huawei
3 2 (2.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.04%) Facebook
4 1 (1.04%) Twitter
4 1 (1.04%) Google
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe
4 1 (1.04%) IBM
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