The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 89 47 66
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +19
Contract jobs citing C++ 57 78 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.88% 3.26% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 8.42% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 26
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £465 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 33
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £28.25 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1168 926 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.52% 38.70% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 480 627
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £213
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 55 83 142
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -19 33 £388 +10.71% 80
Hertfordshire -1 13 £330 +6.45% 18
Essex -1 4 £325 +2.36% 3
Suffolk -20 4 £363 +27.19% 4
Bedfordshire -20 3 - - 6
Norfolk - - - - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (57.26%) Software Engineering
2 42 (35.90%) C
3 39 (33.33%) C#
4 25 (21.37%) Java
5 23 (19.66%) OO
6 22 (18.80%) Linux
6 22 (18.80%) TDD
7 19 (16.24%) SQL
7 19 (16.24%) OOD
7 19 (16.24%) Python
8 18 (15.38%) UML
9 17 (14.53%) .NET
9 17 (14.53%) Embedded C++
10 16 (13.68%) Embedded C
11 15 (12.82%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
12 13 (11.11%) Degree
12 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (11.11%) Manufacturing
13 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
14 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
14 11 (9.40%) Electronics
14 11 (9.40%) Device Driver
14 11 (9.40%) Windows
15 10 (8.55%) HOOD
15 10 (8.55%) Scrum
15 10 (8.55%) WPF
16 9 (7.69%) Qt
16 9 (7.69%) Big Data
16 9 (7.69%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.42%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.42%) Apache
2 3 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) LTE
2 5 (4.27%) ZigBee
3 4 (3.42%) 3G
4 3 (2.56%) Wireless
4 3 (2.56%) 2G
4 3 (2.56%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.56%) GSM
4 3 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.71%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.71%) 4G
6 1 (0.85%) Modbus
6 1 (0.85%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) Big Data
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Selenium
1 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (5.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.42%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.56%) FitNesse
4 3 (2.56%) Subversion
4 3 (2.56%) Maven
4 3 (2.56%) GoogleTest
4 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.71%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.85%) LLVM
6 1 (0.85%) Bazaar
General
1 13 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 11 (9.40%) Electronics
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Finance
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Automotive
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 56 (47.86%) Software Engineer
2 44 (37.61%) Developer
3 20 (17.09%) C++ Developer
4 16 (13.68%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Python Developer
6 8 (6.84%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Principle Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) .NET
2 10 (8.55%) WPF
3 9 (7.69%) Qt
4 7 (5.98%) jQuery
4 7 (5.98%) Web Services
5 6 (5.13%) XML
6 5 (4.27%) XSLT
6 5 (4.27%) WinForms
7 4 (3.42%) HTML
7 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.42%) Servlets
7 4 (3.42%) STL
7 4 (3.42%) Dojo
7 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.56%) D3.js
8 3 (2.56%) Django
8 3 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (2.56%) SVG
9 2 (1.71%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.40%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.42%) GIS
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Blog
5 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.85%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.85%) MPEG
7 1 (0.85%) EFT
7 1 (0.85%) Firmware
7 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.85%) APACS
7 1 (0.85%) VHDL
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.80%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (9.40%) Windows
4 5 (4.27%) UNIX
5 3 (2.56%) Android
5 3 (2.56%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.26%) Software Engineering
2 23 (19.66%) OO
3 22 (18.80%) TDD
4 19 (16.24%) OOD
5 18 (15.38%) UML
6 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.55%) HOOD
7 10 (8.55%) Scrum
8 8 (6.84%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.98%) Kanban
9 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.98%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (5.13%) BDD
10 6 (5.13%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.27%) MVC
12 4 (3.42%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (3.42%) Project Management
12 4 (3.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.90%) C
2 39 (33.33%) C#
3 25 (21.37%) Java
4 19 (16.24%) SQL
4 19 (16.24%) Python
5 17 (14.53%) Embedded C++
6 16 (13.68%) Embedded C
7 8 (6.84%) Ruby
8 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.13%) Delphi
9 6 (5.13%) PHP
9 6 (5.13%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.27%) Perl
11 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.71%) VB
14 1 (0.85%) VC++
14 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (3.42%) HND
4 4 (3.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 9 (7.69%) Oracle
2 6 (5.13%) Serena
3 4 (3.42%) AccuRev
3 4 (3.42%) JBoss
3 4 (3.42%) Sun
4 3 (2.56%) Intel
4 3 (2.56%) Splunk
4 3 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (0.85%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.85%) Motorola
5 1 (0.85%) Siemens
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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