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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 81 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 64 77 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.08% 3.18% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 7.61% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £248 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 38
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.77 £31.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
1259 1012 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 41.01% 41.84% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 518 619
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 105 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 25 £388 +29.16% 82
Essex -14 14 £300 -25.00% 5
Suffolk +8 10 £475 +85.36% 3
Hertfordshire -22 8 £400 - 22
Bedfordshire -11 6 £425 -15.00% 4
Norfolk - - - - 5
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 58 (47.54%) Software Engineering
2 53 (43.44%) C
3 34 (27.87%) Linux
4 32 (26.23%) Java
5 30 (24.59%) C#
6 28 (22.95%) Python
7 27 (22.13%) OO
8 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (18.85%) OOD
9 23 (18.85%) SQL
10 20 (16.39%) .NET
11 19 (15.57%) Embedded C++
12 18 (14.75%) UML
12 18 (14.75%) UNIX
12 18 (14.75%) Windows
12 18 (14.75%) Degree
13 15 (12.30%) Embedded C
14 14 (11.48%) XML
14 14 (11.48%) Oracle
15 13 (10.66%) Perl
15 13 (10.66%) Computer Science
16 12 (9.84%) HTML
16 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
16 12 (9.84%) Scrum
17 11 (9.02%) Electronics
17 11 (9.02%) Web Development
18 10 (8.20%) TDD
18 10 (8.20%) ZigBee
18 10 (8.20%) WPF
18 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.28%) JBoss
1 4 (3.28%) Apache
1 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.64%) Simulink
2 2 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) ZigBee
2 9 (7.38%) 3G
3 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.74%) 2G
5 6 (4.92%) Bluetooth
6 5 (4.10%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.10%) Wireless
7 4 (3.28%) GSM
8 3 (2.46%) Internet
8 3 (2.46%) LTE
9 2 (1.64%) 4G
9 2 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.82%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.82%) SSL
10 1 (0.82%) SAN
10 1 (0.82%) Modbus
10 1 (0.82%) 2.5G
10 1 (0.82%) WiMAX
10 1 (0.82%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) Big Data
1 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Selenium
1 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.10%) Subversion
3 5 (4.10%) Maven
4 4 (3.28%) JIRA
5 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.46%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.46%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.46%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.46%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.64%) Ant
6 2 (1.64%) JUnit
6 2 (1.64%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.64%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.82%) NUnit
7 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (9.02%) Electronics
2 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Finance
5 3 (2.46%) Automotive
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (45.90%) Developer
2 44 (36.07%) Software Engineer
3 26 (21.31%) C++ Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Python Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Principle Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (2.46%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Tester
10 3 (2.46%) Java Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.46%) Python/Django Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 2 (1.64%) Selenium Tester
11 2 (1.64%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) .NET
2 14 (11.48%) XML
3 12 (9.84%) HTML
4 10 (8.20%) WPF
4 10 (8.20%) Qt
5 9 (7.38%) jQuery
6 7 (5.74%) Web Services
6 7 (5.74%) Servlets
6 7 (5.74%) XSLT
7 5 (4.10%) MFC
8 4 (3.28%) WinForms
8 4 (3.28%) Dojo
9 3 (2.46%) Django
9 3 (2.46%) D3.js
9 3 (2.46%) SVG
9 3 (2.46%) Swing
10 2 (1.64%) Flash
10 2 (1.64%) Middleware
10 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.20%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (8.20%) Device Driver
3 7 (5.74%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.92%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.10%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.10%) Statistics
6 4 (3.28%) GIS
6 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.28%) Informatics
7 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.46%) User Experience
7 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.46%) APACS
8 2 (1.64%) VHDL
8 2 (1.64%) PKI
9 1 (0.82%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.82%) IPTV
9 1 (0.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.87%) Linux
2 18 (14.75%) UNIX
2 18 (14.75%) Windows
3 8 (6.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.82%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.82%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.54%) Software Engineering
2 27 (22.13%) OO
3 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.85%) OOD
5 18 (14.75%) UML
6 12 (9.84%) Scrum
7 11 (9.02%) Web Development
8 10 (8.20%) TDD
9 7 (5.74%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.74%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.74%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.74%) Kanban
10 6 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.92%) BDD
10 6 (4.92%) Cyber Security
11 4 (3.28%) Feature Driven Development
11 4 (3.28%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.28%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.44%) C
2 32 (26.23%) Java
3 30 (24.59%) C#
4 28 (22.95%) Python
5 23 (18.85%) SQL
6 19 (15.57%) Embedded C++
7 15 (12.30%) Embedded C
8 13 (10.66%) Perl
9 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
10 9 (7.38%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.28%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.46%) Ruby
13 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.64%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.64%) VC++
14 2 (1.64%) VB
14 2 (1.64%) Delphi
15 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Degree
2 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.46%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (2.46%) HND
7 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Firmware
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (11.48%) Oracle
2 6 (4.92%) Sun
2 6 (4.92%) AccuRev
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.46%) Perforce
4 3 (2.46%) Splunk
4 3 (2.46%) Serena
5 2 (1.64%) Macromedia
5 2 (1.64%) Intel
6 1 (0.82%) Nortel
6 1 (0.82%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.82%) Siemens
6 1 (0.82%) Veritas
6 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) Huawei
6 1 (0.82%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.82%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
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