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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 108 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 41 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 2.77% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 6.79% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -10.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
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
1237 957 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.48% 40.85% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 487 627
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 77 115
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £14.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -20 15 £323 +7.50% 101
Essex -13 9 £275 -8.33% 1
Bedfordshire -13 7 £425 -15.00% 3
Hertfordshire -29 6 £400 +29.03% 11
Suffolk -1 4 - - 5
Norfolk - - - - 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 65 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 46 (41.82%) C
3 31 (28.18%) Java
4 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (22.73%) Linux
6 24 (21.82%) OO
6 24 (21.82%) C#
7 23 (20.91%) Python
8 22 (20.00%) UML
9 18 (16.36%) OOD
9 18 (16.36%) Embedded C++
10 16 (14.55%) SQL
10 16 (14.55%) .NET
10 16 (14.55%) Degree
11 15 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
12 14 (12.73%) Embedded C
13 13 (11.82%) Scrum
13 13 (11.82%) Electronics
14 12 (10.91%) Windows
15 11 (10.00%) UNIX
15 11 (10.00%) TDD
16 10 (9.09%) Device Driver
16 10 (9.09%) XML
16 10 (9.09%) Oracle
16 10 (9.09%) WPF
17 9 (8.18%) ZigBee
17 9 (8.18%) Big Data
17 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
17 9 (8.18%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (3.64%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.64%) Apache
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Simulink
2 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) ZigBee
2 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.45%) 3G
3 6 (5.45%) Bluetooth
4 5 (4.55%) 2G
4 5 (4.55%) Wireless
5 4 (3.64%) GSM
5 4 (3.64%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.73%) LTE
7 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.91%) FCoE
8 1 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.91%) Modbus
8 1 (0.91%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.91%) SAN
8 1 (0.91%) SSL
8 1 (0.91%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) Big Data
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.27%) Selenium
3 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.55%) Maven
4 5 (4.55%) Subversion
5 4 (3.64%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.73%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.73%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.82%) Ant
7 2 (1.82%) JUnit
7 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.82%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.91%) MSTest
8 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 13 (11.82%) Electronics
2 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.64%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Automotive
3 4 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Software Engineer
2 40 (36.36%) Developer
3 20 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 10 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) Python Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Principle Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Automation Tester
8 3 (2.73%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Tester
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (2.73%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Configuration Management Engineer
9 2 (1.82%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.55%) .NET
2 10 (9.09%) XML
2 10 (9.09%) WPF
3 8 (7.27%) HTML
3 8 (7.27%) Web Services
3 8 (7.27%) jQuery
3 8 (7.27%) Qt
4 6 (5.45%) XSLT
5 5 (4.55%) Servlets
6 4 (3.64%) WinForms
6 4 (3.64%) Dojo
7 3 (2.73%) D3.js
7 3 (2.73%) Django
7 3 (2.73%) Swing
7 3 (2.73%) SVG
7 3 (2.73%) STL
8 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.82%) Middleware
8 2 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.91%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.64%) GIS
7 3 (2.73%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.73%) User Experience
7 3 (2.73%) APACS
8 2 (1.82%) PKI
8 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.91%) iPhone
9 1 (0.91%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.91%) Statistics
9 1 (0.91%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.91%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.73%) Linux
2 12 (10.91%) Windows
3 11 (10.00%) UNIX
4 8 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.82%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.82%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.82%) OO
4 22 (20.00%) UML
5 18 (16.36%) OOD
6 13 (11.82%) Scrum
7 11 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (7.27%) Cyber Security
9 7 (6.36%) Kanban
9 7 (6.36%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.45%) Project Management
10 6 (5.45%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.45%) BDD
11 5 (4.55%) Network Management
11 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.55%) Information Assurance
11 5 (4.55%) Web Development
11 5 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.82%) C
2 31 (28.18%) Java
3 24 (21.82%) C#
4 23 (20.91%) Python
5 18 (16.36%) Embedded C++
6 16 (14.55%) SQL
7 14 (12.73%) Embedded C
8 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.36%) Perl
10 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.55%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.73%) Ruby
12 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.82%) VB
13 2 (1.82%) VC++
14 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (4.55%) Sun Certification
3 5 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) ISO 8583
1 2 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) AccuRev
2 5 (4.55%) Sun
3 4 (3.64%) Serena
3 4 (3.64%) JBoss
4 3 (2.73%) Splunk
5 2 (1.82%) Intel
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.91%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.91%) Siemens
6 1 (0.91%) Veritas
6 1 (0.91%) VMware
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