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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / East of England
Rank 73 51 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Contract jobs citing C++ 54 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 3.22% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 9.07% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 21
Median daily rate £325 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 9
Median hourly rate £41.73 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.15% +11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%

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
868 838 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 35.54% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 491 531
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 86 62
Median hourly rate £40.50 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.73 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -4 22 £313 -4.21% 72
Essex +3 16 £325 -27.77% 5
Hertfordshire -2 14 - - 12
Suffolk - 2 - - 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 62 (59.05%) C
2 46 (43.81%) Software Engineering
3 36 (34.29%) Python
4 32 (30.48%) Java
5 31 (29.52%) Linux
6 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (19.05%) HTML
8 19 (18.10%) C#
9 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
9 17 (16.19%) Degree
10 16 (15.24%) SQL
10 16 (15.24%) Windows
11 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 14 (13.33%) TDD
13 13 (12.38%) Unix
13 13 (12.38%) JSON
14 12 (11.43%) Integration Testing
14 12 (11.43%) Perl
14 12 (11.43%) MATLAB
14 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
15 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
15 11 (10.48%) Embedded C
15 11 (10.48%) Oracle
15 11 (10.48%) CSS
15 11 (10.48%) REST
16 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
16 10 (9.52%) XML
16 10 (9.52%) Embedded C++
16 10 (9.52%) Internet

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 2 (1.90%) Apache
1 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.90%) nginx
1 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Doxygen
1 6 (5.71%) Simulink
2 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) IaaS
2 4 (3.81%) GitHub
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Yammer
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.52%) Internet
3 9 (8.57%) SSL
4 8 (7.62%) X.509
5 6 (5.71%) Wireless
6 5 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.81%) Network Security
7 4 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.86%) RS-422
9 2 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.90%) Firewall
9 2 (1.90%) LDAP
9 2 (1.90%) SAN
9 2 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.95%) 802.15
10 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.95%) HTTP
10 1 (0.95%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.67%) MySQL
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.90%) Big Data
6 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.90%) Redis
6 2 (1.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.71%) LabVIEW
2 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.76%) PVCS
3 5 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (4.76%) Xcode
4 4 (3.81%) JUnit
5 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.86%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.90%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.90%) JIRA
6 2 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.90%) Redmine
6 2 (1.90%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.95%) CMake
7 1 (0.95%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.95%) NUnit
7 1 (0.95%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.76%) Automotive
2 5 (4.76%) Electronics
2 5 (4.76%) Military
3 4 (3.81%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.86%) Finance
5 2 (1.90%) Games
5 2 (1.90%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Avionics
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (31.43%) Developer
2 31 (29.52%) Software Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) C++ Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Author
5 8 (7.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Technical Author
6 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (4.76%) iOS Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) HTML
2 13 (12.38%) JSON
3 11 (10.48%) CSS
3 11 (10.48%) REST
4 10 (9.52%) XML
5 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.62%) .NET
7 7 (6.67%) iOS SDK
8 6 (5.71%) XSLT
9 5 (4.76%) Qt
9 5 (4.76%) Web Services
10 3 (2.86%) Android SDK
10 3 (2.86%) Cocoa
10 3 (2.86%) Core Animation
10 3 (2.86%) Core Data
10 3 (2.86%) iPhone SDK
10 3 (2.86%) RESTful
11 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.90%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (1.90%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
1 8 (7.62%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Internet of Things
2 4 (3.81%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.86%) Animation
3 3 (2.86%) iPhone
3 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Biology
4 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.90%) HTC Vive
4 2 (1.90%) iPad
4 2 (1.90%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (1.90%) PlayStation
4 2 (1.90%) Robotics
5 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.95%) STB
5 1 (0.95%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Linux
2 16 (15.24%) Windows
3 13 (12.38%) Unix
4 8 (7.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.76%) Android
6 4 (3.81%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.90%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.90%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.95%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) Software Engineering
2 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.33%) TDD
4 12 (11.43%) Integration Testing
5 9 (8.57%) DevOps
6 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.62%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (7.62%) Web Development
7 7 (6.67%) Validation
8 6 (5.71%) UML
8 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.76%) iOS Development
9 5 (4.76%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (3.81%) Android Development
10 4 (3.81%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.05%) C
2 36 (34.29%) Python
3 32 (30.48%) Java
4 19 (18.10%) C#
5 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.24%) SQL
7 12 (11.43%) MATLAB
7 12 (11.43%) Perl
8 11 (10.48%) Embedded C
9 10 (9.52%) Embedded C++
10 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.71%) Objective-C
11 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.81%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.90%) Go
14 2 (1.90%) Lua
14 2 (1.90%) Ruby
14 2 (1.90%) Tcl
14 2 (1.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Degree
2 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
1 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) KVM
2 2 (1.90%) LXC
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 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
1 11 (10.48%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) Sun
3 4 (3.81%) VMware
4 3 (2.86%) Serena
5 2 (1.90%) Brocade
5 2 (1.90%) CA
5 2 (1.90%) Infor
5 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.90%) SAP
5 2 (1.90%) Vyatta
6 1 (0.95%) Google
6 1 (0.95%) Intel
6 1 (0.95%) QNX
Essex
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago