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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 84 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 1130 1316 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.24% 2.79% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 7.29% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 801 682
Average daily rate
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£500 £430 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 123 151
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.91 £21.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
19115 18064 17340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.89% 38.25% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 11695 10759
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 526 693
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £14.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
London -17 655 £550 +4.76% 185
South East -31 198 £335 -4.28% 133
South West +16 106 £448 +59.11% 78
East of England -21 69 £375 +15.38% 95
North West -19 32 £390 +11.42% 37
Yorkshire -25 32 £325 +8.33% 13
West Midlands -31 18 £350 +7.69% 19
East Midlands -16 9 £355 +18.33% 17
North East -33 4 £538 +56.93% 4
Midlands - - - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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++.

1 866 (38.57%) Java
2 791 (35.23%) Linux
3 688 (30.65%) C#
4 596 (26.55%) SQL
5 588 (26.19%) Python
6 558 (24.86%) C
7 525 (23.39%) UNIX
8 475 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
9 450 (20.04%) Software Engineering
10 435 (19.38%) OO
11 430 (19.15%) Windows
12 404 (18.00%) Finance
13 391 (17.42%) Multithreading
14 383 (17.06%) Banking
15 329 (14.65%) Oracle
16 325 (14.48%) Front Office
17 323 (14.39%) .NET
18 281 (12.52%) Degree
19 247 (11.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 232 (10.33%) TDD
21 231 (10.29%) Investment Banking
21 231 (10.29%) Perl
22 230 (10.24%) Security Cleared
23 222 (9.89%) JavaScript
24 218 (9.71%) XML
25 209 (9.31%) STL
26 206 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
27 203 (9.04%) Computer Science
28 185 (8.24%) HTML
28 185 (8.24%) Low Latency

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (1.92%) Apache
2 32 (1.43%) Node.js
3 29 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 16 (0.71%) IIS
5 14 (0.62%) JBoss
6 13 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 13 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 13 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
7 12 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.40%) MQSeries
8 9 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.40%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.31%) Confluence
9 7 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.27%) nginx
10 6 (0.27%) CICS
10 6 (0.27%) CMS
11 5 (0.22%) Drupal
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 89 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.07%) MS Office
3 18 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.76%) MS Project
5 15 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.31%) Simulink
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.089%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.089%) Maya
10 1 (0.045%) MODO
10 1 (0.045%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.045%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.045%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.045%) GIMP
10 1 (0.045%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 12 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
2 8 (0.36%) Murex MxG2000
3 7 (0.31%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.22%) Summit
4 5 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.22%) RMDS
5 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.089%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.045%) Tridion
7 1 (0.045%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.045%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.045%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.36%) Force.com
6 7 (0.31%) PaaS
7 6 (0.27%) SaaS
7 6 (0.27%) Route 53
8 3 (0.13%) GitHub
9 2 (0.089%) Heroku
10 1 (0.045%) IaaS
10 1 (0.045%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.045%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.79%) TCP/IP
2 40 (1.78%) DNS
2 40 (1.78%) Internet
3 34 (1.51%) HTTP
4 31 (1.38%) SAN
5 29 (1.29%) 3G
6 28 (1.25%) Firewall
7 23 (1.02%) LDAP
7 23 (1.02%) SSL
8 20 (0.89%) LTE
8 20 (0.89%) Ethernet
9 19 (0.85%) DVB
9 19 (0.85%) NAS
10 18 (0.80%) 2G
11 17 (0.76%) Multicast
12 14 (0.62%) Wireshark
12 14 (0.62%) Network Security
12 14 (0.62%) DHCP
13 12 (0.53%) 4G
14 11 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 101 (4.50%) MySQL
2 101 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 82 (3.65%) Oracle Database
4 66 (2.94%) Big Data
5 65 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 49 (2.18%) Hadoop
7 43 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 37 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 32 (1.43%) KDB
10 30 (1.34%) OLTP
11 21 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (0.76%) Ingres
13 16 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (0.71%) Redis
14 15 (0.67%) DB2
15 13 (0.58%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 152 (6.77%) Subversion
2 77 (3.43%) ClearCase
3 75 (3.34%) Visual Studio
4 65 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 55 (2.45%) JIRA
6 42 (1.87%) NUnit
7 40 (1.78%) Jenkins
8 37 (1.65%) Eclipse
9 35 (1.56%) Ant
10 34 (1.51%) JUnit
11 33 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 32 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
12 32 (1.43%) CppUnit
13 31 (1.38%) Maven
14 30 (1.34%) ClearQuest
15 28 (1.25%) GoogleTest
16 27 (1.20%) CruiseControl
17 26 (1.16%) Selenium
18 21 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 404 (18.00%) Finance
2 383 (17.06%) Banking
3 325 (14.48%) Front Office
4 231 (10.29%) Investment Banking
5 73 (3.25%) Electronics
6 64 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 53 (2.36%) Games
8 26 (1.16%) Automotive
9 24 (1.07%) Marketing
10 23 (1.02%) Law
10 23 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.76%) Retail
13 16 (0.71%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.67%) Military
15 13 (0.58%) Billing
16 12 (0.53%) Advertising
17 9 (0.40%) Back Office
18 8 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1464 (65.21%) Developer
2 645 (28.73%) C++ Developer
3 297 (13.23%) Software Engineer
4 169 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 119 (5.30%) C# Developer
6 112 (4.99%) Software Developer
6 112 (4.99%) Python Developer
7 108 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 101 (4.50%) Analyst
9 100 (4.45%) Quantitative Developer
10 85 (3.79%) Architect
11 54 (2.41%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 47 (2.09%) .NET Developer
13 46 (2.05%) Support Analyst
14 44 (1.96%) C++/C# Developer
15 41 (1.83%) Programmer
16 37 (1.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 36 (1.60%) C++ Software Engineer
17 36 (1.60%) Front Office Developer
18 34 (1.51%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (14.39%) .NET
2 218 (9.71%) XML
3 209 (9.31%) STL
4 185 (8.24%) HTML
5 139 (6.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 137 (6.10%) Web Services
7 89 (3.96%) CSS
8 88 (3.92%) Middleware
9 83 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
10 78 (3.47%) Qt
11 71 (3.16%) Spring
12 69 (3.07%) HTML5
13 67 (2.98%) Hibernate
14 63 (2.81%) WPF
15 59 (2.63%) OpenGL
16 55 (2.45%) XSLT
17 54 (2.41%) WCF
17 54 (2.41%) jQuery
18 52 (2.32%) JSON
19 51 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 247 (11.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 206 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (9.04%) Computer Science
4 168 (7.48%) Derivative
5 140 (6.24%) Fixed Income
6 127 (5.66%) Mathematics
7 92 (4.10%) Open Source
8 87 (3.88%) Algorithms
9 73 (3.25%) Grid Computing
10 71 (3.16%) Equities
11 66 (2.94%) Physics
12 61 (2.72%) Client/Server
13 52 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
14 49 (2.18%) User Experience
15 42 (1.87%) Credit Risk
16 34 (1.51%) Mobile App
17 33 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 32 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 30 (1.34%) Statistics
20 28 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 791 (35.23%) Linux
2 525 (23.39%) UNIX
3 430 (19.15%) Windows
4 70 (3.12%) Android
5 67 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 60 (2.67%) Solaris
7 41 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
8 33 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.71%) AIX
11 15 (0.67%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.58%) Debian
12 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.53%) Windows CE
13 12 (0.53%) VxWorks
14 11 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
16 8 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
16 8 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (20.04%) Software Engineering
3 435 (19.38%) OO
4 391 (17.42%) Multithreading
5 232 (10.33%) TDD
6 185 (8.24%) Low Latency
7 134 (5.97%) Scrum
8 127 (5.66%) UML
9 126 (5.61%) OOD
10 120 (5.35%) Analytics
11 101 (4.50%) Configuration Management
12 95 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
13 93 (4.14%) OOP
14 74 (3.30%) Risk Management
15 72 (3.21%) Project Management
16 59 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
17 56 (2.49%) Web Development
18 55 (2.45%) DevOps
19 52 (2.32%) MVC
20 50 (2.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 866 (38.57%) Java
2 688 (30.65%) C#
3 596 (26.55%) SQL
4 588 (26.19%) Python
5 558 (24.86%) C
6 231 (10.29%) Perl
7 222 (9.89%) JavaScript
8 139 (6.19%) Ruby
9 134 (5.97%) Shell Script
10 116 (5.17%) PHP
11 110 (4.90%) Bash Shell
12 74 (3.30%) Embedded C++
13 72 (3.21%) Embedded C
14 64 (2.85%) PL/SQL
15 62 (2.76%) Scala
16 57 (2.54%) VB
17 49 (2.18%) VC++
18 38 (1.69%) Objective-C
19 36 (1.60%) VBA
20 35 (1.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 281 (12.52%) Degree
2 230 (10.24%) Security Cleared
3 139 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 79 (3.52%) DV Cleared
5 48 (2.14%) PhD
6 15 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.58%) ISEB
8 9 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.22%) CISSP
12 4 (0.18%) HND
12 4 (0.18%) MCSA
12 4 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.13%) CCNA
14 2 (0.089%) MCITP
14 2 (0.089%) MCTS
14 2 (0.089%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.089%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.56%) QA
2 12 (0.53%) DO-178B
3 11 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.45%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.22%) Basel III
5 5 (0.22%) TickIT
6 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.089%) SLA
6 2 (0.089%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 26 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.71%) Firmware
3 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.36%) Xen
4 8 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
5 7 (0.31%) NFS
6 6 (0.27%) Sendmail
7 5 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.22%) GPFS
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.089%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.089%) RACF
9 2 (0.089%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.089%) HDFS
9 2 (0.089%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.045%) Samba
10 1 (0.045%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (1.56%) Puppet
2 28 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (0.49%) Salt
5 7 (0.31%) Nagios
6 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.27%) MIMEsweeper
6 6 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
6 6 (0.27%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.22%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.22%) SCSM
7 5 (0.22%) SCOM
7 5 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.18%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.13%) yum
9 3 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.089%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.089%) Opsview
10 2 (0.089%) YaST
10 2 (0.089%) Oozie
Vendors
1 329 (14.65%) Oracle
2 155 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 85 (3.79%) Sybase
4 38 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 35 (1.56%) Perforce
5 35 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 33 (1.47%) VMware
7 25 (1.11%) DataSynapse
7 25 (1.11%) Google
8 24 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (0.98%) Cisco
10 19 (0.85%) IBM
11 17 (0.76%) Adobe
12 16 (0.71%) ION Trading
12 16 (0.71%) Murex
13 14 (0.62%) Sun
14 12 (0.53%) SAP
14 12 (0.53%) Veritas
15 11 (0.49%) Juniper
15 11 (0.49%) Reuters
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