The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 122 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 1004 1269 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.02% 2.45% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 6.40% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 812 729
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 106 56
Median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £34.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
19914 19821 18450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.00% 38.33% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13803 13539 12014
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 408 389
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £19.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -39 505 £525 -8.69% 243
South East -10 204 £365 +6.56% 135
South West -7 114 £400 +6.66% 63
East of England +8 51 £440 +17.33% 79
North West -1 30 £395 +8.96% 44
North East -19 28 £450 -2.70% 12
Yorkshire -26 27 £400 +6.66% 31
West Midlands -36 23 £440 +29.41% 22
East Midlands -19 13 £363 +11.61% 27
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for C++.

1 875 (39.70%) Java
2 735 (33.35%) Linux
3 675 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
4 674 (30.58%) C
5 628 (28.49%) Python
6 602 (27.31%) C#
7 530 (24.05%) SQL
8 521 (23.64%) Software Engineering
9 405 (18.38%) Finance
10 395 (17.92%) Unix
11 391 (17.74%) Windows
12 358 (16.24%) Oracle
13 328 (14.88%) OO
14 321 (14.56%) .NET
15 318 (14.43%) Multithreading
16 303 (13.75%) Security Cleared
17 300 (13.61%) Degree
18 299 (13.57%) JavaScript
19 263 (11.93%) HTML
20 261 (11.84%) Perl
21 251 (11.39%) TDD
22 220 (9.98%) Scrum
23 218 (9.89%) Front Office
24 214 (9.71%) XML
25 202 (9.17%) Banking
26 200 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
27 194 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
28 185 (8.39%) SC Cleared
29 178 (8.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
30 177 (8.03%) UML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in 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 72 (3.27%) Apache
2 71 (3.22%) Tomcat
3 45 (2.04%) SAS
4 44 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 41 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 40 (1.81%) JBoss
7 34 (1.54%) Confluence
8 27 (1.23%) IIS
9 25 (1.13%) Tuxedo
10 22 (1.00%) Apache Spark
11 21 (0.95%) MQSeries
12 17 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 17 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (0.73%) CMS
14 15 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
14 15 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (0.59%) AquaLogic
16 11 (0.50%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.32%) MS Exchange
17 7 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 66 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.18%) MS Office
3 13 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.50%) Simulink
4 11 (0.50%) SPSS
5 10 (0.45%) MS Project
6 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.32%) Doxygen
7 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.27%) Windchill
9 5 (0.23%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
10 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.14%) CATIA
11 3 (0.14%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.091%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.091%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.091%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (0.091%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.59%) OpenText MBPM
2 10 (0.45%) RMDS
3 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.32%) Teamcenter
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.18%) Endur
6 4 (0.18%) LabWindows
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.14%) Relativity
8 2 (0.091%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.091%) Magento
8 2 (0.091%) Primavera
8 2 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.045%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 76 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.36%) PaaS
4 32 (1.45%) SaaS
5 22 (1.00%) IaaS
6 21 (0.95%) GitHub
7 19 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.45%) Office 365
11 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.23%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.18%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.091%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.091%) Force.com
14 2 (0.091%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.045%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.045%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.045%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 134 (6.08%) HTTP
2 88 (3.99%) TCP/IP
3 40 (1.81%) Internet
4 36 (1.63%) SSL
5 35 (1.59%) DVB
6 34 (1.54%) DHCP
7 29 (1.32%) DNS
8 26 (1.18%) Wireless
9 24 (1.09%) SNMP
10 23 (1.04%) VPN
11 22 (1.00%) Firewall
12 19 (0.86%) LDAP
13 17 (0.77%) IPsec
13 17 (0.77%) LAN
14 16 (0.73%) Kerberos
15 15 (0.68%) Bluetooth
15 15 (0.68%) VoIP
16 14 (0.64%) Ethernet
16 14 (0.64%) WAN
17 13 (0.59%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 109 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 80 (3.63%) MySQL
4 79 (3.58%) Oracle Database
5 71 (3.22%) Hadoop
6 68 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 65 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
8 62 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 52 (2.36%) Big Data
10 47 (2.13%) MongoDB
11 44 (2.00%) OLTP
12 37 (1.68%) DB2
13 33 (1.50%) KDB
14 32 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
16 27 (1.23%) Data Mining
17 19 (0.86%) Apache Hive
17 19 (0.86%) HBase
17 19 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
18 18 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 134 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 126 (5.72%) Visual Studio
3 117 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 110 (4.99%) Subversion
5 109 (4.95%) JIRA
6 54 (2.45%) Maven
7 52 (2.36%) Rational DOORS
8 44 (2.00%) JUnit
9 41 (1.86%) Ant
10 39 (1.77%) ClearCase
10 39 (1.77%) NUnit
11 36 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (1.59%) Eclipse
13 31 (1.41%) Selenium
14 29 (1.32%) GoogleTest
15 26 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
16 25 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (1.13%) CppUnit
16 25 (1.13%) TeamCity
17 24 (1.09%) Cucumber
General
1 405 (18.38%) Finance
2 218 (9.89%) Front Office
3 202 (9.17%) Banking
4 85 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 74 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.36%) Games
7 50 (2.27%) Electronics
8 39 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 39 (1.77%) Marketing
9 31 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.23%) Military
11 25 (1.13%) Automotive
12 20 (0.91%) Back Office
13 13 (0.59%) Publishing
14 12 (0.54%) Avionics
14 12 (0.54%) French Language
15 11 (0.50%) Legal
16 9 (0.41%) Retail
17 8 (0.36%) Law
18 7 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1212 (54.99%) Developer
2 603 (27.36%) C++ Developer
3 310 (14.07%) Software Engineer
4 164 (7.44%) Java Developer
5 162 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 139 (6.31%) Software Developer
7 128 (5.81%) Analyst
8 119 (5.40%) C++ Software Engineer
9 106 (4.81%) Python Developer
10 102 (4.63%) Architect
11 95 (4.31%) Linux Developer
12 85 (3.86%) Senior Developer
13 80 (3.63%) C++/C# Developer
14 78 (3.54%) C++ Software Developer
15 76 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
15 76 (3.45%) Quantitative Developer
16 75 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
17 73 (3.31%) Embedded Engineer
18 64 (2.90%) SQL Developer
19 63 (2.86%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (14.56%) .NET
2 263 (11.93%) HTML
3 214 (9.71%) XML
4 145 (6.58%) STL
5 140 (6.35%) CSS
6 115 (5.22%) J2EE
7 101 (4.58%) HTML5
8 100 (4.54%) Web Services
9 95 (4.31%) REST
10 94 (4.26%) Middleware
11 87 (3.95%) JSON
12 86 (3.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 75 (3.40%) WPF
14 68 (3.09%) ASP.NET
15 66 (2.99%) Spring
16 60 (2.72%) AngularJS
17 54 (2.45%) SOAP
18 52 (2.36%) Node.js
19 51 (2.31%) FIX Protocol
20 49 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 200 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (8.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 177 (8.03%) Computer Science
4 136 (6.17%) Algorithms
5 111 (5.04%) Derivative
6 95 (4.31%) Mathematics
7 94 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
8 93 (4.22%) Fixed Income
9 54 (2.45%) User Experience
10 52 (2.36%) Data Structures
11 49 (2.22%) Statistics
12 48 (2.18%) Management Information System
13 46 (2.09%) STB
14 40 (1.81%) Device Driver
15 35 (1.59%) Equities
16 33 (1.50%) Mobile App
16 33 (1.50%) Visualisation
17 31 (1.41%) Digital TV
18 28 (1.27%) Credit Risk
19 27 (1.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 735 (33.35%) Linux
2 395 (17.92%) Unix
3 391 (17.74%) Windows
4 72 (3.27%) Android
5 64 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 57 (2.59%) Apple iOS
7 44 (2.00%) Solaris
8 37 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
9 32 (1.45%) AIX
10 30 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 24 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 16 (0.73%) VxWorks
15 15 (0.68%) OS/390
16 13 (0.59%) CentOS
17 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.36%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.32%) Debian
19 7 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 521 (23.64%) Software Engineering
3 328 (14.88%) OO
4 318 (14.43%) Multithreading
5 251 (11.39%) TDD
6 220 (9.98%) Scrum
7 194 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
8 177 (8.03%) UML
9 155 (7.03%) SDLC
10 154 (6.99%) Unit Testing
11 151 (6.85%) DevOps
12 141 (6.40%) Low Latency
13 113 (5.13%) Open Source
14 110 (4.99%) OOP
15 106 (4.81%) Analytics
16 105 (4.76%) Risk Management
17 99 (4.49%) Configuration Management
18 97 (4.40%) Electronic Trading
19 89 (4.04%) ITIL
20 76 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 875 (39.70%) Java
2 674 (30.58%) C
3 628 (28.49%) Python
4 602 (27.31%) C#
5 530 (24.05%) SQL
6 299 (13.57%) JavaScript
7 261 (11.84%) Perl
8 116 (5.26%) Ruby
9 115 (5.22%) Shell Script
10 104 (4.72%) VB
11 78 (3.54%) Bash Shell
12 77 (3.49%) Embedded C++
13 76 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 76 (3.45%) PowerShell
14 75 (3.40%) R
15 69 (3.13%) MATLAB
16 64 (2.90%) PHP
17 63 (2.86%) Embedded C
17 63 (2.86%) VBA
18 55 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 303 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 300 (13.61%) Degree
3 185 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 82 (3.72%) PhD
5 79 (3.58%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 25 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.82%) MCSE
9 13 (0.59%) ISEB
10 11 (0.50%) MCSD
11 10 (0.45%) CEH
12 9 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.41%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.36%) CISSP
13 8 (0.36%) MCITP
13 8 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.32%) OCPJP
15 6 (0.27%) BC Cleared
15 6 (0.27%) CISA
15 6 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.77%) QA
2 24 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.68%) MISRA
4 13 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.54%) SLA
6 11 (0.50%) DO-178B
7 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.23%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.14%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.14%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.091%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.091%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 2 (0.091%) JTAG
10 2 (0.091%) SDET
10 2 (0.091%) SEPA
11 1 (0.045%) DO-254
11 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 37 (1.68%) Docker
2 26 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.95%) Firmware
5 17 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.64%) iptables
6 14 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.36%) KVM
9 7 (0.32%) OpenSSH
10 5 (0.23%) Ceph
10 5 (0.23%) Xen
10 5 (0.23%) XenServer
11 4 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.18%) Dovecot
11 4 (0.18%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.18%) LXC
11 4 (0.18%) Sendmail
11 4 (0.18%) Squid
11 4 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (3.63%) Puppet
2 70 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.91%) Ansible
4 25 (1.13%) Control-M
5 22 (1.00%) Salt
6 16 (0.73%) Nagios
7 14 (0.64%) logstash
8 13 (0.59%) Kibana
9 10 (0.45%) Grafana
9 10 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.45%) SCOM
9 10 (0.45%) Uchiwa
10 9 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.36%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.27%) BladeLogic
12 6 (0.27%) Cacti
12 6 (0.27%) OpenNebula
12 6 (0.27%) WebInspect
13 5 (0.23%) Graphite
13 5 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 358 (16.24%) Oracle
2 156 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 91 (4.13%) IBM
4 53 (2.40%) VMware
5 51 (2.31%) Red Hat
6 48 (2.18%) Informatica
7 39 (1.77%) Sybase
8 33 (1.50%) Google
9 32 (1.45%) TIBCO
10 19 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 18 (0.82%) HP
12 16 (0.73%) Remedy
13 15 (0.68%) Splunk
13 15 (0.68%) Tableau
14 14 (0.64%) Reuters
14 14 (0.64%) SAP
15 13 (0.59%) Axway
15 13 (0.59%) Fujitsu
15 13 (0.59%) ION Trading
15 13 (0.59%) Sun
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