The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 89 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 1088 1337 1653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.12% 3.10% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 8.39% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 816 759
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 125 230
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -22 662 £575 +9.52% 304
South East -23 207 £350 +8.52% 194
East of England -8 65 £320 +3.22% 135
South West -52 49 £345 +25.45% 140
North West -44 25 £350 -6.66% 44
East Midlands -5 23 £381 +8.92% 28
North East - 19 £279 - 9
Yorkshire -36 18 £325 +18.18% 29
West Midlands -17 16 £300 -0.41% 30
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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++.

1 859 (37.77%) Java
2 813 (35.75%) C#
3 626 (27.53%) Linux
4 591 (25.99%) C
5 506 (22.25%) SQL
6 503 (22.12%) Python
7 473 (20.80%) Software Engineering
8 444 (19.53%) OO
9 435 (19.13%) Windows
10 386 (16.97%) UNIX
11 365 (16.05%) Finance
12 360 (15.83%) Front Office
12 360 (15.83%) Multithreading
13 358 (15.74%) .NET
14 346 (15.22%) Banking
15 325 (14.29%) Degree
16 290 (12.75%) Oracle
17 284 (12.49%) Perl
18 263 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
19 248 (10.91%) XML
20 233 (10.25%) Investment Banking
21 231 (10.16%) SQL Server
22 211 (9.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 210 (9.23%) Derivative
24 208 (9.15%) TDD
25 198 (8.71%) Fixed Income
26 196 (8.62%) Computer Science
27 182 (8.00%) Analytics
28 178 (7.83%) HTML
29 167 (7.34%) JavaScript

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (1.63%) Node.js
1 37 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
2 27 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.10%) IIS
4 22 (0.97%) SAS
4 22 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
5 20 (0.88%) Apache
6 15 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.35%) MQSeries
9 8 (0.35%) ColdFusion
10 7 (0.31%) CICS
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.26%) CMS
11 6 (0.26%) GemFire
12 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.22%) MTS
Applications
1 78 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 18 (0.79%) MS Office
4 12 (0.53%) Mathematica
5 11 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.26%) Simulink
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.22%) MS Project
9 3 (0.13%) XMetaL
9 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.088%) Maya
10 2 (0.088%) CATIA
10 2 (0.088%) Windchill
10 2 (0.088%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.044%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.044%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.044%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (0.40%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.35%) Tridion
2 8 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (0.31%) Summit
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.13%) RMDS
6 2 (0.088%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.088%) Magento
6 2 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.044%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.044%) AWD
7 1 (0.044%) SunGard Panorama
7 1 (0.044%) Monis
7 1 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.044%) Kondor+
7 1 (0.044%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.044%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (0.84%) GitHub
3 10 (0.44%) SaaS
4 9 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.22%) Force.com
7 2 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.088%) IaaS
7 2 (0.088%) PaaS
8 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 110 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 69 (3.03%) Internet
3 60 (2.64%) HTTP
4 43 (1.89%) DNS
5 31 (1.36%) SSL
6 17 (0.75%) Firewall
7 16 (0.70%) SNMP
8 13 (0.57%) Network Security
9 11 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.48%) Intranet
10 10 (0.44%) Ethernet
10 10 (0.44%) VPN
10 10 (0.44%) Wireshark
10 10 (0.44%) LTE
10 10 (0.44%) 4G
11 9 (0.40%) VoIP
12 8 (0.35%) Wireless
13 7 (0.31%) 3GPP
14 6 (0.26%) LDAP
14 6 (0.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 116 (5.10%) MySQL
3 83 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 74 (3.25%) Oracle Database
5 45 (1.98%) Big Data
6 41 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 38 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 32 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (1.36%) Hadoop
10 30 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.06%) KDB
12 22 (0.97%) MongoDB
13 20 (0.88%) Data Mining
13 20 (0.88%) Apache Hive
14 18 (0.79%) OLTP
15 17 (0.75%) HBase
15 17 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (0.62%) DB2
16 14 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 135 (5.94%) Subversion
2 108 (4.75%) Visual Studio
3 91 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 46 (2.02%) Eclipse
5 38 (1.67%) JUnit
6 37 (1.63%) JIRA
7 33 (1.45%) Selenium
8 30 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 27 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (1.14%) NUnit
11 25 (1.10%) Xcode
11 25 (1.10%) Ant
12 24 (1.06%) Mercurial
13 22 (0.97%) ProC
14 18 (0.79%) Mockito
15 17 (0.75%) Maven
16 16 (0.70%) ClearCase
16 16 (0.70%) SpecFlow
17 15 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
18 14 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 365 (16.05%) Finance
2 360 (15.83%) Front Office
3 346 (15.22%) Banking
4 233 (10.25%) Investment Banking
5 109 (4.79%) Games
6 77 (3.39%) Electronics
7 53 (2.33%) Retail
8 49 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.14%) Back Office
10 24 (1.06%) Marketing
11 23 (1.01%) Automotive
12 20 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.84%) Multimedia
14 18 (0.79%) Military
15 17 (0.75%) Aerospace
16 16 (0.70%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.66%) Legal
18 14 (0.62%) German Language
19 12 (0.53%) Publishing
20 9 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1356 (59.63%) Developer
2 515 (22.65%) C++ Developer
3 317 (13.94%) Software Engineer
4 150 (6.60%) C# Developer
5 139 (6.11%) Analyst
6 122 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 112 (4.93%) Python Developer
8 99 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 97 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 86 (3.78%) Architect
10 86 (3.78%) Quantitative Developer
11 60 (2.64%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 58 (2.55%) C++ Software Engineer
13 56 (2.46%) Programmer
14 54 (2.37%) Senior C++ Developer
15 52 (2.29%) Android Developer
16 48 (2.11%) .NET Developer
17 44 (1.93%) iOS Developer
18 42 (1.85%) Consultant
19 39 (1.72%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (15.74%) .NET
2 248 (10.91%) XML
3 178 (7.83%) HTML
4 163 (7.17%) STL
5 145 (6.38%) Web Services
6 101 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 85 (3.74%) CSS
8 82 (3.61%) WPF
9 81 (3.56%) Middleware
10 79 (3.47%) JSON
11 78 (3.43%) OpenGL
12 67 (2.95%) Qt
12 67 (2.95%) HTML5
13 61 (2.68%) WCF
14 54 (2.37%) ASP.NET
15 52 (2.29%) Spring
16 47 (2.07%) J2EE
17 45 (1.98%) jQuery
17 45 (1.98%) REST
18 44 (1.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 210 (9.23%) Derivative
3 198 (8.71%) Fixed Income
4 196 (8.62%) Computer Science
5 96 (4.22%) Embedded Systems
6 84 (3.69%) Mathematics
7 76 (3.34%) Open Source
8 75 (3.30%) Credit Risk
9 69 (3.03%) Mobile App
10 54 (2.37%) Grid Computing
11 53 (2.33%) Client/Server
12 50 (2.20%) Equities
12 50 (2.20%) Market Risk
13 38 (1.67%) Physics
14 31 (1.36%) Statistics
15 30 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
16 29 (1.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 26 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
18 23 (1.01%) iPhone
19 20 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 626 (27.53%) Linux
2 435 (19.13%) Windows
3 386 (16.97%) UNIX
4 130 (5.72%) Android
5 71 (3.12%) Apple iOS
6 46 (2.02%) Solaris
7 44 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
8 37 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 24 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.75%) Windows CE
13 16 (0.70%) AIX
14 14 (0.62%) HPUX
15 12 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.26%) LynxOS
17 6 (0.26%) VxWorks
18 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.22%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (20.80%) Software Engineering
2 444 (19.53%) OO
3 360 (15.83%) Multithreading
4 263 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
5 208 (9.15%) TDD
6 182 (8.00%) Analytics
7 152 (6.68%) UML
7 152 (6.68%) Scrum
8 146 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
9 143 (6.29%) OOP
10 142 (6.24%) OOD
11 111 (4.88%) Risk Management
11 111 (4.88%) Low Latency
12 98 (4.31%) Unit Testing
13 67 (2.95%) Configuration Management
14 65 (2.86%) Android Development
15 57 (2.51%) iOS Development
16 52 (2.29%) MVC
17 51 (2.24%) Validation
18 49 (2.15%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 859 (37.77%) Java
2 813 (35.75%) C#
3 591 (25.99%) C
4 506 (22.25%) SQL
5 503 (22.12%) Python
6 284 (12.49%) Perl
7 167 (7.34%) JavaScript
8 150 (6.60%) Ruby
9 127 (5.58%) PHP
10 125 (5.50%) Shell Script
11 101 (4.44%) Scala
12 78 (3.43%) Objective-C
13 76 (3.34%) VBA
14 69 (3.03%) Embedded C++
14 69 (3.03%) MATLAB
15 68 (2.99%) VB
16 63 (2.77%) Bash Shell
17 58 (2.55%) VB.NET
18 55 (2.42%) VC++
19 53 (2.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 325 (14.29%) Degree
2 155 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 86 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 58 (2.55%) PhD
5 30 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.28%) ISEB
7 27 (1.19%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.66%) MBA
9 11 (0.48%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.35%) MCSE
11 8 (0.35%) MCTS
12 5 (0.22%) CEH
12 5 (0.22%) CCNA
12 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.18%) MCSD
13 4 (0.18%) HND
13 4 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.18%) CCVP
14 3 (0.13%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.17%) QA
2 18 (0.79%) SLA
3 15 (0.66%) Basel III
4 9 (0.40%) CRD IV
5 7 (0.31%) DICOM
5 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.22%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.18%) EMIR
8 3 (0.13%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.088%) ISO 9002
9 2 (0.088%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.044%) JTAG
10 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (0.48%) Sendmail
2 5 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
2 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.22%) Xen
2 5 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.13%) KVM
4 1 (0.044%) Varnish
4 1 (0.044%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.044%) XenServer
4 1 (0.044%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.044%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.044%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.044%) qmail
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.044%) Nmap
4 1 (0.044%) Snort
4 1 (0.044%) Squid
4 1 (0.044%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (0.97%) Puppet
2 18 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.57%) Tivoli NetView
4 9 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.22%) Nagios
6 4 (0.18%) Control-M
6 4 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (0.18%) SCOM
7 3 (0.13%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.13%) SCSM
7 3 (0.13%) Cacti
7 3 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.088%) WMI
8 2 (0.088%) Nessus
8 2 (0.088%) Munin
8 2 (0.088%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.044%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.044%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.044%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 290 (12.75%) Oracle
2 144 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 96 (4.22%) Sybase
4 58 (2.55%) TIBCO
5 51 (2.24%) DataSynapse
6 48 (2.11%) Perforce
7 42 (1.85%) Google
8 34 (1.50%) ION Trading
9 30 (1.32%) Sun
10 26 (1.14%) 29West
10 26 (1.14%) IBM
11 20 (0.88%) HP
11 20 (0.88%) Bloomberg
12 18 (0.79%) SAP
13 17 (0.75%) Intel
14 16 (0.70%) Cisco
14 16 (0.70%) Tradeweb
15 14 (0.62%) Informatica
15 14 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
15 14 (0.62%) Facebook
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Search Consultancy
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Interactive Intelligence
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago