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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 82 103 48
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -55
Contract jobs citing C++ 64 47 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.05% 1.50% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 3.68% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 42
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Average hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.55 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
1196 1276 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.35% 40.68% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 794 473
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 51 69
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £20.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 35 £388 +3.33% 74
Hertfordshire +13 16 £338 - 11
Bedfordshire +16 7 £360 +9.92% 4
Essex -5 4 - - 2
East Anglia - 1 £225 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (51.82%) C
2 46 (41.82%) Linux
3 41 (37.27%) Software Engineering
4 31 (28.18%) Python
4 31 (28.18%) C#
4 31 (28.18%) Java
5 25 (22.73%) SQL
6 22 (20.00%) Degree
7 21 (19.09%) Windows
8 20 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 17 (15.45%) Embedded C
10 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
11 14 (12.73%) Embedded C++
11 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
12 13 (11.82%) .NET
12 13 (11.82%) UNIX
12 13 (11.82%) UML
13 12 (10.91%) OO
13 12 (10.91%) Perl
13 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
14 11 (10.00%) MATLAB
14 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (10.00%) Oracle
14 11 (10.00%) XML
14 11 (10.00%) Multithreading
15 10 (9.09%) Mathematics
15 10 (9.09%) HTML
16 9 (8.18%) Visual Studio
16 9 (8.18%) Web Services
16 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (1.82%) Apache
1 2 (1.82%) Node.js
1 2 (1.82%) Kinematics
2 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Simulink
1 7 (6.36%) Doxygen
2 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
1 8 (7.27%) Wireless
2 6 (5.45%) 3G
2 6 (5.45%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (4.55%) 4G
3 5 (4.55%) ZigBee
3 5 (4.55%) Telnet
3 5 (4.55%) 2G
3 5 (4.55%) LDAP
4 4 (3.64%) HTTP
4 4 (3.64%) SNMP
4 4 (3.64%) NGN
4 4 (3.64%) LTE
5 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.73%) SSH
6 2 (1.82%) SSL
6 2 (1.82%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.82%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) MySQL
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.73%) SQLite
4 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.27%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.55%) Subversion
3 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.64%) JIRA
5 3 (2.73%) GCC
6 2 (1.82%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.91%) Selenium
7 1 (0.91%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.91%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (8.18%) Electronics
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Games
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Avionics
5 2 (1.82%) Military
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (32.73%) Software Engineer
1 36 (32.73%) Developer
2 16 (14.55%) C++ Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (8.18%) Systems Architect
5 7 (6.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Software Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Author
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Author
7 5 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Designer
9 3 (2.73%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Programmer
9 3 (2.73%) Java Developer
10 2 (1.82%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) .NET
2 11 (10.00%) XML
3 10 (9.09%) HTML
4 9 (8.18%) Qt
4 9 (8.18%) Web Services
5 4 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.64%) SOAP
6 3 (2.73%) CSS
6 3 (2.73%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.73%) REST
6 3 (2.73%) Ember.js
7 2 (1.82%) OpenCV
7 2 (1.82%) Java EE
7 2 (1.82%) WPF
7 2 (1.82%) Servlets
7 2 (1.82%) STL
7 2 (1.82%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.91%) MFC
8 1 (0.91%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.27%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.45%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.73%) VHDL
8 2 (1.82%) Verilog
8 2 (1.82%) Robotics
8 2 (1.82%) Mechatronics
8 2 (1.82%) DTV
8 2 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.82%) Physics
9 1 (0.91%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.91%) Biology
9 1 (0.91%) Life Science
9 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.91%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.82%) Linux
2 21 (19.09%) Windows
3 13 (11.82%) UNIX
4 8 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.55%) Windows CE
6 4 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.91%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.91%) Solaris
8 1 (0.91%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) Software Engineering
2 13 (11.82%) UML
3 12 (10.91%) OO
4 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.27%) Validation
7 6 (5.45%) Scrum
7 6 (5.45%) Performance Management
7 6 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.55%) Content Management
8 5 (4.55%) OOD
8 5 (4.55%) SOA
8 5 (4.55%) Signal Processing
8 5 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (4.55%) 3D Programming
9 4 (3.64%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.64%) Project Planning
10 3 (2.73%) Web Development
10 3 (2.73%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.82%) C
2 31 (28.18%) C#
2 31 (28.18%) Java
2 31 (28.18%) Python
3 25 (22.73%) SQL
4 17 (15.45%) Embedded C
5 14 (12.73%) Embedded C++
5 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.91%) Perl
7 11 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.64%) VB
10 3 (2.73%) Ada
11 2 (1.82%) VC++
11 2 (1.82%) ANSI C
12 1 (0.91%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.91%) VB6
12 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Degree
2 20 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) PhD
6 1 (0.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
1 2 (1.82%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.91%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) VMware
4 2 (1.82%) Nortel
4 2 (1.82%) Citrix
4 2 (1.82%) Ericsson
4 2 (1.82%) Huawei
4 2 (1.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (1.82%) Perforce
5 1 (0.91%) ESRI
5 1 (0.91%) Luciad
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
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