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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 79 93 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing C++ 1343 1072 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.53% 2.10% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.54% 5.61% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 713 937
Average daily rate
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£480 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 60 125
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £45.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
20520 19097 19287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.72% 37.33% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14027 12280 12356
Average daily rate £410 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 399 522
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -1 639 £550 - 293
South East +22 214 £350 - 162
South West +34 156 £375 - 85
North West +37 104 £492 +45.62% 30
Yorkshire +25 71 £400 +25.00% 25
East of England +21 62 £360 -4.00% 104
North East +9 53 £488 +77.54% 8
West Midlands +16 30 £340 -2.85% 41
East Midlands -18 23 £325 -13.33% 17
Midlands +5 1 £320 -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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++.

1 865 (34.94%) Java
2 797 (32.19%) Linux
3 793 (32.03%) C#
4 697 (28.15%) SQL
5 614 (24.80%) C
6 590 (23.83%) Python
7 539 (21.77%) Software Engineering
8 536 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
9 516 (20.84%) UNIX
10 497 (20.07%) Windows
10 497 (20.07%) Finance
11 460 (18.58%) Multithreading
12 429 (17.33%) .NET
13 409 (16.52%) Oracle
14 378 (15.27%) Banking
15 372 (15.02%) OO
16 311 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
17 305 (12.32%) JavaScript
18 297 (12.00%) Front Office
19 291 (11.75%) HTML
20 290 (11.71%) Security Cleared
21 289 (11.67%) Perl
22 285 (11.51%) SQL Server
23 284 (11.47%) Degree
24 262 (10.58%) Investment Banking
25 248 (10.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 238 (9.61%) STL
27 221 (8.93%) TDD
28 196 (7.92%) SDLC
29 192 (7.75%) Computer Science

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 65 (2.63%) Apache
2 64 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 56 (2.26%) IIS
4 40 (1.62%) MQSeries
5 35 (1.41%) Node.js
6 22 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 22 (0.89%) SAS
7 21 (0.85%) JBoss
8 20 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
9 19 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 14 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.57%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.40%) Confluence
13 8 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.28%) nginx
15 6 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 65 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.74%) MS Office
3 27 (1.09%) Maya
4 19 (0.77%) Simulink
5 17 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.57%) SPSS
8 13 (0.53%) Doxygen
9 9 (0.36%) MS Project
10 8 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.16%) Maple
11 4 (0.16%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.16%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.12%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.12%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.040%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (0.36%) Teamcenter
2 8 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.28%) Summit
4 5 (0.20%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.081%) Maximo
5 2 (0.081%) RMDS
6 1 (0.040%) HFM
6 1 (0.040%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.040%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.040%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.53%) SaaS
3 9 (0.36%) IaaS
4 7 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.28%) PaaS
5 3 (0.12%) GitHub
5 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.040%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.040%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.040%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.040%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.040%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.040%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.040%) Force.com
6 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.55%) TCP/IP
2 77 (3.11%) HTTP
3 55 (2.22%) Internet
4 40 (1.62%) SSL
5 31 (1.25%) Firewall
6 29 (1.17%) 3G
7 24 (0.97%) VPN
7 24 (0.97%) DNS
7 24 (0.97%) LDAP
8 22 (0.89%) Wireless
8 22 (0.89%) 2G
9 21 (0.85%) SMTP
10 19 (0.77%) Bluetooth
10 19 (0.77%) ZigBee
10 19 (0.77%) 4G
11 18 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (0.65%) LAN
13 14 (0.57%) WAN
13 14 (0.57%) SSH
13 14 (0.57%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 90 (3.63%) MySQL
4 67 (2.71%) Oracle Database
5 54 (2.18%) RDBMS
6 53 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 46 (1.86%) MongoDB
8 44 (1.78%) Big Data
9 37 (1.49%) OLTP
10 33 (1.33%) NoSQL
10 33 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (0.93%) KDB
15 22 (0.89%) SQLite
16 19 (0.77%) DB2
17 14 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 184 (7.43%) Subversion
2 164 (6.62%) Git (software)
3 132 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 90 (3.63%) Jenkins
5 69 (2.79%) JIRA
5 69 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 43 (1.74%) Maven
8 42 (1.70%) NUnit
8 42 (1.70%) ClearCase
9 41 (1.66%) Ant
10 36 (1.45%) ERwin
11 29 (1.17%) Selenium
12 27 (1.09%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
14 23 (0.93%) GoogleTest
15 20 (0.81%) Gradle
15 20 (0.81%) Hudson
16 19 (0.77%) JUnit
17 18 (0.73%) LoadRunner
General
1 497 (20.07%) Finance
2 378 (15.27%) Banking
3 297 (12.00%) Front Office
4 262 (10.58%) Investment Banking
5 86 (3.47%) Games
6 84 (3.39%) Electronics
7 70 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 40 (1.62%) Retail
9 38 (1.53%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.05%) Marketing
12 20 (0.81%) Aerospace
13 18 (0.73%) Automotive
14 14 (0.57%) Military
15 11 (0.44%) Legal
16 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.32%) Law
16 8 (0.32%) Back Office
17 6 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1495 (60.38%) Developer
2 718 (29.00%) C++ Developer
3 366 (14.78%) Software Engineer
4 175 (7.07%) C# Developer
5 143 (5.78%) Java Developer
6 135 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 112 (4.52%) Analyst
8 104 (4.20%) Software Developer
9 103 (4.16%) C++/C# Developer
10 85 (3.43%) Quantitative Developer
11 80 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
12 78 (3.15%) .NET Developer
13 71 (2.87%) Python Developer
14 62 (2.50%) Programmer
15 59 (2.38%) Architect
15 59 (2.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 54 (2.18%) C Developer
17 50 (2.02%) Senior C++ Developer
18 45 (1.82%) Mobile Developer
18 45 (1.82%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (17.33%) .NET
2 291 (11.75%) HTML
3 238 (9.61%) STL
4 189 (7.63%) XML
5 163 (6.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 150 (6.06%) Web Services
7 145 (5.86%) CSS
8 95 (3.84%) ASP.NET
9 94 (3.80%) Middleware
10 92 (3.72%) Qt
11 73 (2.95%) FIX Protocol
12 70 (2.83%) HTML5
13 63 (2.54%) WCF
14 59 (2.38%) WPF
15 58 (2.34%) Spring
16 51 (2.06%) RESTful
17 48 (1.94%) SOAP
18 46 (1.86%) .NET Framework
19 45 (1.82%) OpenGL
20 44 (1.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 311 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (10.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 192 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 166 (6.70%) Derivative
5 125 (5.05%) Algorithms
6 120 (4.85%) Fixed Income
7 111 (4.48%) Mathematics
8 92 (3.72%) Mobile App
9 63 (2.54%) Physics
9 63 (2.54%) Credit Risk
9 63 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 58 (2.34%) Data Structures
11 57 (2.30%) Equities
12 47 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
12 47 (1.90%) User Experience
13 33 (1.33%) Market Risk
14 31 (1.25%) Client/Server
15 30 (1.21%) Device Driver
16 28 (1.13%) Grid Computing
16 28 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 797 (32.19%) Linux
2 516 (20.84%) UNIX
3 497 (20.07%) Windows
4 116 (4.68%) Android
5 94 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 76 (3.07%) Solaris
7 60 (2.42%) Embedded Linux
8 34 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 26 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.85%) AIX
12 18 (0.73%) Windows CE
12 18 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.57%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.53%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.53%) VxWorks
15 13 (0.53%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (21.77%) Software Engineering
2 536 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (18.58%) Multithreading
4 372 (15.02%) OO
5 221 (8.93%) TDD
6 196 (7.92%) SDLC
7 192 (7.75%) UML
8 174 (7.03%) Scrum
9 171 (6.91%) Low Latency
10 164 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
11 125 (5.05%) Unit Testing
12 124 (5.01%) Risk Management
13 115 (4.64%) OOD
14 109 (4.40%) Analytics
15 103 (4.16%) Configuration Management
16 98 (3.96%) OOP
17 78 (3.15%) Open Source
18 73 (2.95%) Android Development
18 73 (2.95%) ITIL
18 73 (2.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 865 (34.94%) Java
2 793 (32.03%) C#
3 697 (28.15%) SQL
4 614 (24.80%) C
5 590 (23.83%) Python
6 305 (12.32%) JavaScript
7 289 (11.67%) Perl
8 149 (6.02%) Ruby
9 120 (4.85%) Shell Script
10 90 (3.63%) Bash Shell
11 76 (3.07%) VBA
12 75 (3.03%) VB
13 70 (2.83%) Objective-C
14 69 (2.79%) Embedded C++
15 68 (2.75%) PHP
16 67 (2.71%) Scala
17 66 (2.67%) PL/SQL
18 65 (2.63%) MATLAB
19 63 (2.54%) Embedded C
20 62 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 290 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 284 (11.47%) Degree
3 172 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 69 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 48 (1.94%) PhD
6 31 (1.25%) ISEB
7 18 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.12%) PMP
12 3 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.081%) HND
13 2 (0.081%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.081%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.040%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.040%) EMC Certification
14 1 (0.040%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.80%) QA
2 9 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 9 (0.36%) SLA
3 8 (0.32%) P3O
4 7 (0.28%) DO-178B
5 6 (0.24%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.20%) TickIT
6 5 (0.20%) COREP
6 5 (0.20%) FINREP
7 4 (0.16%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.16%) BS25999
7 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.12%) GMP
9 2 (0.081%) HL7
9 2 (0.081%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.081%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.040%) DO-254
10 1 (0.040%) Basel III
10 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 30 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (0.97%) Firmware
3 16 (0.65%) Docker
4 13 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.24%) Sendmail
6 5 (0.20%) vCloud
7 4 (0.16%) HDFS
7 4 (0.16%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.16%) Snort
8 2 (0.081%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.081%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.081%) GPFS
8 2 (0.081%) QEMU
8 2 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.081%) KVM
9 1 (0.040%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (1.41%) Puppet
2 25 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.93%) Ansible
4 22 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
5 20 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.77%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.28%) SCCM
7 7 (0.28%) logstash
8 6 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
8 6 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
9 5 (0.20%) Kibana
9 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.16%) Nagios
11 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.12%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.081%) nmon
12 2 (0.081%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 409 (16.52%) Oracle
2 185 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 81 (3.27%) Sybase
4 56 (2.26%) VMware
5 47 (1.90%) TIBCO
6 44 (1.78%) Informatica
7 41 (1.66%) Perforce
8 39 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 35 (1.41%) IBM
10 22 (0.89%) Google
11 18 (0.73%) Solace
12 16 (0.65%) Luciad
12 16 (0.65%) SAP
13 15 (0.61%) HP
14 13 (0.53%) Cisco
14 13 (0.53%) Serena
14 13 (0.53%) Splunk
15 12 (0.48%) Talarian
15 12 (0.48%) DataSynapse
16 10 (0.40%) OpenText
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + ++ Neg
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd./Umbrella Company Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 2 days ago