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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / East of England
Rank 67 66 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing C++ 58 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.82% 2.42% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.58% 7.21% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 12
Median daily rate £325 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 13
Median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +14.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £37.50 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.03 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +12.82%

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
765 791 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.15% 33.52% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 459 505
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 68 72
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +6 28 £338 -6.89% 87
Hertfordshire +4 17 - - 7
Essex +6 12 £300 -33.33% 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for C++.

1 58 (55.24%) C
2 40 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 33 (31.43%) Python
4 32 (30.48%) Java
5 28 (26.67%) Linux
6 24 (22.86%) HTML
7 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 20 (19.05%) C#
9 18 (17.14%) TDD
10 17 (16.19%) XML
11 15 (14.29%) JSON
12 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 14 (13.33%) SQL
12 14 (13.33%) Windows
13 13 (12.38%) Eclipse
13 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
13 13 (12.38%) MATLAB
13 13 (12.38%) E-Commerce
13 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
13 13 (12.38%) Integration Testing
13 13 (12.38%) Performance Analysis
14 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
14 11 (10.48%) Apple iOS
14 11 (10.48%) iOS SDK
14 11 (10.48%) Degree
14 11 (10.48%) RESTful
15 10 (9.52%) .NET
15 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (9.52%) REST

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.86%) nginx
2 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.95%) Jupyter
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Doxygen
2 7 (6.67%) Simulink
3 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) GitHub
2 6 (5.71%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Yammer
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
3 5 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.76%) SSL
4 4 (3.81%) Wireless
4 4 (3.81%) X.509
5 3 (2.86%) Network Security
5 3 (2.86%) RS-422
6 2 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.90%) Firewall
6 2 (1.90%) SAN
6 2 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.71%) MySQL
3 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.86%) Redis
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.90%) SQLite
6 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Eclipse
2 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.57%) JUnit
4 8 (7.62%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (7.62%) Xcode
5 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.76%) LabVIEW
6 5 (4.76%) PVCS
6 5 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.86%) JIRA
7 3 (2.86%) NetBeans
7 3 (2.86%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.90%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.90%) Redmine
9 1 (0.95%) CMake
9 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.95%) GDB
9 1 (0.95%) RSpec
9 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 9 (8.57%) Automotive
2 5 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Military
4 2 (1.90%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Avionics
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Developer
2 29 (27.62%) Software Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) Author
3 13 (12.38%) Technical Author
4 11 (10.48%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) iOS Developer
7 5 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) HTML
2 17 (16.19%) XML
3 15 (14.29%) JSON
4 11 (10.48%) iOS SDK
4 11 (10.48%) RESTful
5 10 (9.52%) .NET
5 10 (9.52%) REST
6 9 (8.57%) XSLT
7 8 (7.62%) Cocoa
7 8 (7.62%) Core Animation
7 8 (7.62%) Core Data
7 8 (7.62%) CSS
7 8 (7.62%) iPhone SDK
8 5 (4.76%) Qt
9 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.81%) Web Services
10 3 (2.86%) Android SDK
10 3 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (2.86%) Pyramid
11 2 (1.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Animation
1 8 (7.62%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (7.62%) iPhone
1 8 (7.62%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.81%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.81%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.86%) iPad
4 3 (2.86%) Robotics
5 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) BeagleBone
6 1 (0.95%) RIA
6 1 (0.95%) STB
6 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) Windows
3 11 (10.48%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.67%) Unix
5 3 (2.86%) Android
5 3 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.95%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.14%) TDD
4 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
4 13 (12.38%) E-Commerce
4 13 (12.38%) Integration Testing
4 13 (12.38%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.57%) OOD
6 9 (8.57%) Pair Programming
7 8 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (7.62%) iOS Development
7 8 (7.62%) MVC
7 8 (7.62%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (7.62%) UML
8 7 (6.67%) OO
9 6 (5.71%) Validation
10 5 (4.76%) DevOps
10 5 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.24%) C
2 33 (31.43%) Python
3 32 (30.48%) Java
4 20 (19.05%) C#
4 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.33%) SQL
6 13 (12.38%) MATLAB
7 9 (8.57%) Objective-C
8 8 (7.62%) Apple Swift
8 8 (7.62%) Embedded C++
9 7 (6.67%) Embedded C
9 7 (6.67%) Perl
10 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.81%) ANSI C
12 3 (2.86%) Go
12 3 (2.86%) Lua
13 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.90%) Tcl
13 2 (1.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) Degree
4 5 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) KVM
2 2 (1.90%) LXC
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Ansible
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.95%) Packer
1 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) Sun
3 3 (2.86%) Serena
4 2 (1.90%) Brocade
4 2 (1.90%) CA
4 2 (1.90%) Infor
4 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
4 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.90%) SAP
4 2 (1.90%) VMware
4 2 (1.90%) Vyatta
5 1 (0.95%) Intel
5 1 (0.95%) QNX
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