The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 88 86 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs citing C++ 1164 1095 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.29% 2.25% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 5.96% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 700 917
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 73 98
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
C++
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19535 18363 17125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.44% 37.71% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13288 12076 10756
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 400 557
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.60 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the England region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in England

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in England

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the England region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in England

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in England

C++
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -8 618 £575 +4.54% 268
South East +17 243 £335 +3.79% 168
South West +27 91 £369 +13.46% 81
East of England -14 56 £375 +3.80% 115
West Midlands +19 37 £300 +22.44% 40
Yorkshire -25 37 £325 +1.56% 34
East Midlands +3 33 £350 -6.66% 23
North West -40 19 £350 -27.83% 34
North East -27 6 £513 +46.42% 15
Midlands -5 1 £320 -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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++.

1 821 (36.55%) Java
2 804 (35.80%) Linux
3 710 (31.61%) C#
4 613 (27.29%) C
5 559 (24.89%) SQL
6 512 (22.80%) Software Engineering
7 503 (22.40%) UNIX
8 494 (21.99%) Python
9 469 (20.88%) Finance
10 468 (20.84%) Multithreading
11 422 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
11 422 (18.79%) Windows
12 376 (16.74%) OO
13 374 (16.65%) Banking
14 364 (16.21%) .NET
15 305 (13.58%) Oracle
16 295 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
17 292 (13.00%) Front Office
18 268 (11.93%) Perl
19 254 (11.31%) JavaScript
20 244 (10.86%) Degree
21 243 (10.82%) Investment Banking
21 243 (10.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 237 (10.55%) Security Cleared
23 216 (9.62%) HTML
24 204 (9.08%) SDLC
25 203 (9.04%) STL
26 200 (8.90%) UML
27 197 (8.77%) Low Latency
28 192 (8.55%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (2.14%) IIS
2 47 (2.09%) Apache
2 47 (2.09%) Tomcat
3 25 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.11%) Node.js
4 21 (0.93%) MQSeries
5 15 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
6 13 (0.58%) JBoss
7 12 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.49%) SAS
8 11 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.18%) IPython
14 3 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.13%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.13%) Confluence
15 2 (0.089%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 52 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.78%) MS Office
3 22 (0.98%) Maya
4 21 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.85%) Doxygen
6 18 (0.80%) Simulink
7 14 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.27%) 3ds Max
9 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.13%) SPSS
11 3 (0.13%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.089%) Maple
12 2 (0.089%) MS Project
12 2 (0.089%) Stateflow
12 2 (0.089%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (0.58%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.27%) Summit
3 5 (0.22%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.089%) Maximo
6 2 (0.089%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.089%) RMDS
7 1 (0.045%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.045%) HFM
7 1 (0.045%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.045%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.045%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.045%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.49%) SaaS
2 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.31%) PaaS
4 6 (0.27%) GitHub
5 5 (0.22%) IaaS
6 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.089%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.045%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.045%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 41 (1.83%) HTTP
3 39 (1.74%) 3G
4 38 (1.69%) Firewall
5 35 (1.56%) SSL
6 29 (1.29%) Bluetooth
7 28 (1.25%) Wireless
8 27 (1.20%) Internet
8 27 (1.20%) 4G
9 23 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (0.98%) 2G
10 22 (0.98%) LDAP
11 21 (0.93%) Wireshark
11 21 (0.93%) LTE
12 19 (0.85%) DNS
13 18 (0.80%) GSM
14 15 (0.67%) LAN
14 15 (0.67%) WAN
14 15 (0.67%) SMTP
14 15 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 79 (3.52%) Oracle Database
4 71 (3.16%) MySQL
5 55 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 41 (1.83%) OLTP
7 37 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 37 (1.65%) Big Data
8 23 (1.02%) KDB
9 20 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (0.80%) MongoDB
11 17 (0.76%) NoSQL
11 17 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.67%) Data Mining
14 14 (0.62%) DB2
14 14 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 192 (8.55%) Subversion
2 148 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 119 (5.30%) Visual Studio
4 85 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 64 (2.85%) JIRA
6 60 (2.67%) Ant
7 59 (2.63%) ClearCase
8 58 (2.58%) NUnit
9 50 (2.23%) Maven
10 42 (1.87%) GoogleTest
11 35 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (1.51%) Eclipse
13 33 (1.47%) CppUnit
14 30 (1.34%) TeamCity
15 26 (1.16%) Gradle
16 25 (1.11%) MSBuild
17 22 (0.98%) Mercurial
17 22 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 20 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
19 18 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 469 (20.88%) Finance
2 374 (16.65%) Banking
3 292 (13.00%) Front Office
4 243 (10.82%) Investment Banking
5 79 (3.52%) Games
6 77 (3.43%) Electronics
7 60 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.69%) Retail
9 27 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 21 (0.93%) Marketing
11 17 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.71%) Automotive
13 15 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 14 (0.62%) Military
15 11 (0.49%) Legal
16 9 (0.40%) Advertising
17 8 (0.36%) Law
17 8 (0.36%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.31%) Avionics
18 7 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1330 (59.22%) Developer
2 693 (30.85%) C++ Developer
3 347 (15.45%) Software Engineer
4 167 (7.44%) C# Developer
5 134 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 114 (5.08%) Analyst
7 107 (4.76%) C++/C# Developer
8 99 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 86 (3.83%) Software Developer
10 78 (3.47%) Programmer
11 74 (3.29%) Python Developer
12 68 (3.03%) .NET Developer
13 67 (2.98%) C++ Software Engineer
14 65 (2.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 65 (2.89%) Architect
15 46 (2.05%) C Developer
16 43 (1.91%) Quantitative Developer
17 42 (1.87%) iOS Developer
18 41 (1.83%) Mobile Developer
19 36 (1.60%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (16.21%) .NET
2 216 (9.62%) HTML
3 203 (9.04%) STL
4 172 (7.66%) XML
5 126 (5.61%) Web Services
6 125 (5.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 112 (4.99%) CSS
8 94 (4.19%) Qt
9 85 (3.78%) FIX Protocol
9 85 (3.78%) Middleware
10 84 (3.74%) ASP.NET
11 71 (3.16%) HTML5
12 50 (2.23%) WCF
13 46 (2.05%) WPF
13 46 (2.05%) OpenGL
14 42 (1.87%) RESTful
15 41 (1.83%) Rendezvous
16 40 (1.78%) Spring
17 39 (1.74%) AngularJS
18 36 (1.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 295 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 243 (10.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 172 (7.66%) Derivative
4 158 (7.03%) Computer Science
5 151 (6.72%) Fixed Income
6 109 (4.85%) Algorithms
7 81 (3.61%) Equities
8 78 (3.47%) Mathematics
8 78 (3.47%) Mobile App
9 57 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 52 (2.32%) User Experience
11 48 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
12 45 (2.00%) Physics
13 42 (1.87%) Credit Risk
14 40 (1.78%) Data Structures
15 34 (1.51%) Client/Server
16 33 (1.47%) Market Risk
17 32 (1.42%) Device Driver
18 26 (1.16%) Grid Computing
19 24 (1.07%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 804 (35.80%) Linux
2 503 (22.40%) UNIX
3 422 (18.79%) Windows
4 99 (4.41%) Android
5 92 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 74 (3.29%) Solaris
7 50 (2.23%) Embedded Linux
8 40 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (1.29%) AIX
10 21 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.58%) VxWorks
13 13 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.40%) Windows CE
14 9 (0.40%) HPUX
15 8 (0.36%) NetWare
15 8 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.36%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (22.80%) Software Engineering
2 468 (20.84%) Multithreading
3 422 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
4 376 (16.74%) OO
5 204 (9.08%) SDLC
6 200 (8.90%) UML
7 197 (8.77%) Low Latency
8 158 (7.03%) TDD
9 153 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
10 136 (6.06%) Scrum
11 132 (5.88%) OOD
12 96 (4.27%) Unit Testing
13 92 (4.10%) OOP
14 89 (3.96%) Configuration Management
15 82 (3.65%) Risk Management
16 78 (3.47%) Analytics
17 68 (3.03%) Android Development
18 65 (2.89%) Algorithmic Trading
19 61 (2.72%) Requirements Analysis
20 60 (2.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 821 (36.55%) Java
2 710 (31.61%) C#
3 613 (27.29%) C
4 559 (24.89%) SQL
5 494 (21.99%) Python
6 268 (11.93%) Perl
7 254 (11.31%) JavaScript
8 128 (5.70%) Shell Script
9 105 (4.67%) Bash Shell
10 79 (3.52%) Embedded C++
11 78 (3.47%) Embedded C
12 75 (3.34%) Ruby
13 66 (2.94%) Objective-C
14 52 (2.32%) PHP
15 48 (2.14%) VBA
15 48 (2.14%) MATLAB
16 47 (2.09%) VB
17 44 (1.96%) Scala
18 40 (1.78%) R
19 32 (1.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 244 (10.86%) Degree
2 237 (10.55%) Security Cleared
3 168 (7.48%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.38%) PhD
6 11 (0.49%) ISEB
7 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.045%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.045%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.045%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.045%) CISSP
9 1 (0.045%) MCPD
9 1 (0.045%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.045%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.25%) QA
2 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.36%) DO-178B
4 6 (0.27%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.22%) COREP
5 5 (0.22%) FINREP
5 5 (0.22%) SLA
6 4 (0.18%) TickIT
6 4 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.18%) BS25999
6 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.089%) HL7
7 2 (0.089%) MiFID
8 1 (0.045%) Basel II
8 1 (0.045%) JTAG
System Software
1 35 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (0.98%) Firmware
3 12 (0.53%) Sendmail
4 8 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.36%) GPFS
5 7 (0.31%) Samba
5 7 (0.31%) Docker
6 5 (0.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.18%) Snort
8 3 (0.13%) HDFS
8 3 (0.13%) QEMU
8 3 (0.13%) KVM
9 2 (0.089%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.089%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.045%) Xen
10 1 (0.045%) XenServer
10 1 (0.045%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 24 (1.07%) BladeLogic
3 20 (0.89%) Puppet
4 16 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
5 12 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
6 11 (0.49%) Ansible
7 10 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.27%) Control-M
8 6 (0.27%) SCCM
9 4 (0.18%) yum
10 3 (0.13%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.089%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.089%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.089%) SELinux
12 1 (0.045%) logstash
12 1 (0.045%) Salt
12 1 (0.045%) Oozie
12 1 (0.045%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 305 (13.58%) Oracle
2 131 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 89 (3.96%) Sybase
4 63 (2.80%) TIBCO
4 63 (2.80%) VMware
5 42 (1.87%) Red Hat
6 37 (1.65%) Perforce
7 32 (1.42%) IBM
8 26 (1.16%) Google
9 19 (0.85%) ION Trading
10 17 (0.76%) Solace
11 15 (0.67%) Splunk
12 14 (0.62%) Cisco
13 13 (0.58%) HP
13 13 (0.58%) Luciad
13 13 (0.58%) Veritas
14 12 (0.53%) Websense
14 12 (0.53%) McAfee
14 12 (0.53%) Blue Coat
14 12 (0.53%) SAP
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