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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 81 89 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Contract jobs citing C++ 62 57 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.97% 1.83% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.28% 4.72% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.77 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.88% +2.66%
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
1174 1207 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.33% 38.82% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 741 482
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 57 83
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £25.00 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -3 34 £388 - 77
Hertfordshire +3 17 £334 -1.83% 16
Bedfordshire +16 7 £360 +56.52% 2
Essex -13 3 - - 3
Norfolk - 1 £410 - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 54 (47.79%) C
2 49 (43.36%) Linux
3 46 (40.71%) Software Engineering
4 34 (30.09%) C#
5 31 (27.43%) Java
6 27 (23.89%) Python
7 25 (22.12%) Windows
7 25 (22.12%) SQL
8 20 (17.70%) Degree
8 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
9 17 (15.04%) Embedded C
10 16 (14.16%) Embedded C++
11 15 (13.27%) UML
11 15 (13.27%) OO
11 15 (13.27%) Multithreading
12 14 (12.39%) UNIX
12 14 (12.39%) .NET
13 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
13 13 (11.50%) Perl
13 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
13 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (10.62%) Oracle
14 12 (10.62%) XML
15 11 (9.73%) Electronics
15 11 (9.73%) MATLAB
15 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
16 10 (8.85%) Qt
16 10 (8.85%) Visual Studio
17 9 (7.96%) HTML
17 9 (7.96%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 (1.77%) Apache
1 2 (1.77%) Node.js
1 2 (1.77%) Kinematics
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) SAS
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Simulink
2 7 (6.19%) Doxygen
3 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
4 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
1 7 (6.19%) Wireless
2 6 (5.31%) 3G
2 6 (5.31%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (4.42%) 4G
3 5 (4.42%) SNMP
3 5 (4.42%) Telnet
3 5 (4.42%) 2G
3 5 (4.42%) LDAP
4 4 (3.54%) HTTP
4 4 (3.54%) LTE
4 4 (3.54%) NGN
5 3 (2.65%) ZigBee
5 3 (2.65%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.65%) SSH
6 2 (1.77%) DVB
6 2 (1.77%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.77%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) MySQL
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.65%) SQLite
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.08%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.42%) Subversion
4 5 (4.42%) JIRA
5 4 (3.54%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.65%) GCC
7 2 (1.77%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.88%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (9.73%) Electronics
2 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Games
4 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.65%) Avionics
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Military
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (34.51%) Developer
2 36 (31.86%) Software Engineer
3 17 (15.04%) C++ Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Architect
5 10 (8.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Systems Architect
7 7 (6.19%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Author
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Author
10 4 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Designer
10 4 (3.54%) C++/Java Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior C++ Developer
12 2 (1.77%) Technical Leader
12 2 (1.77%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) .NET
2 12 (10.62%) XML
3 10 (8.85%) Qt
4 9 (7.96%) Web Services
4 9 (7.96%) HTML
5 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.54%) SOAP
6 4 (3.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.65%) REST
7 3 (2.65%) CSS
7 3 (2.65%) Servlets
7 3 (2.65%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.77%) WinForms
8 2 (1.77%) Java EE
8 2 (1.77%) STL
8 2 (1.77%) Classic ASP
8 2 (1.77%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.77%) WPF
9 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.88%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.96%) Device Driver
3 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.08%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.31%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.42%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) VHDL
7 2 (1.77%) Verilog
7 2 (1.77%) STB
7 2 (1.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.77%) IPTV
7 2 (1.77%) DTV
7 2 (1.77%) Robotics
7 2 (1.77%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.88%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 49 (43.36%) Linux
2 25 (22.12%) Windows
3 14 (12.39%) UNIX
4 9 (7.96%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.42%) Windows CE
6 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) Software Engineering
2 15 (13.27%) UML
2 15 (13.27%) OO
2 15 (13.27%) Multithreading
3 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.08%) Validation
6 7 (6.19%) OOD
6 7 (6.19%) Scrum
7 6 (5.31%) SOA
7 6 (5.31%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (5.31%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.42%) Signal Processing
8 5 (4.42%) 3D Programming
8 5 (4.42%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.42%) Content Management
9 4 (3.54%) Web Development
9 4 (3.54%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (3.54%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.65%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.79%) C
2 34 (30.09%) C#
3 31 (27.43%) Java
4 27 (23.89%) Python
5 25 (22.12%) SQL
6 17 (15.04%) Embedded C
7 16 (14.16%) Embedded C++
8 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
8 13 (11.50%) Perl
9 11 (9.73%) MATLAB
10 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.54%) VB
12 3 (2.65%) Ada
13 2 (1.77%) VC++
13 2 (1.77%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.88%) VB6
14 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (17.70%) Degree
1 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) PhD
4 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.88%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) VMware
4 2 (1.77%) Huawei
4 2 (1.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (1.77%) Perforce
4 2 (1.77%) Nortel
4 2 (1.77%) Citrix
4 2 (1.77%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.88%) ESRI
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Sun
5 1 (0.88%) Luciad
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