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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 89 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing C++ 1100 1448 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.11% 3.05% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 7.69% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 877 797
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 126 180
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
19301 18820 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.98% 39.60% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12579 12134 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 501 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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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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 -20 699 £550 - 286
South East -40 164 £350 +3.70% 155
South West -18 79 £425 +39.34% 96
East of England -52 40 £350 +16.66% 113
East Midlands +6 31 £350 +3.70% 24
North West -9 31 £338 +12.50% 60
West Midlands -22 19 £350 - 18
North East -24 16 £275 +14.58% 14
Yorkshire -12 15 £320 +6.66% 29
Midlands -6 2 - - 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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++.

1 871 (39.72%) Java
2 738 (33.65%) Linux
3 691 (31.51%) C#
4 569 (25.95%) C
5 567 (25.85%) SQL
6 547 (24.94%) Python
7 456 (20.79%) UNIX
8 449 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
9 433 (19.74%) Software Engineering
10 404 (18.42%) Finance
11 403 (18.38%) OO
12 399 (18.19%) Windows
13 340 (15.50%) Banking
14 329 (15.00%) Multithreading
15 324 (14.77%) Degree
16 313 (14.27%) Front Office
17 305 (13.91%) Oracle
18 303 (13.82%) .NET
19 255 (11.63%) TDD
20 228 (10.40%) JavaScript
21 225 (10.26%) XML
22 217 (9.90%) Perl
23 216 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 204 (9.30%) Computer Science
25 198 (9.03%) Investment Banking
26 187 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
27 184 (8.39%) SQL Server
28 181 (8.25%) Low Latency
29 174 (7.93%) STL
30 164 (7.48%) Web Services

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (2.05%) Apache
2 32 (1.46%) WebSphere
3 29 (1.32%) Node.js
4 17 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 17 (0.78%) IIS
5 16 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 16 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 16 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
6 12 (0.55%) MQSeries
7 8 (0.36%) ColdFusion
7 8 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.27%) SAS
8 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.23%) Drupal
9 5 (0.23%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (0.23%) CMS
9 5 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.18%) CICS
10 4 (0.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 58 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.87%) MS Office
3 11 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (0.50%) MS Project
4 9 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.27%) Simulink
6 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) Maya
7 3 (0.14%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.091%) GIMP
8 2 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.046%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.32%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
3 5 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.23%) Murex MxG2000
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.14%) RMDS
5 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.091%) Summit
6 2 (0.091%) LabWindows
6 2 (0.091%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.091%) AWD
7 1 (0.046%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.046%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.046%) Tridion
7 1 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.046%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.046%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.50%) Force.com
5 9 (0.41%) PaaS
6 6 (0.27%) GitHub
6 6 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.23%) SaaS
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.14%) IaaS
9 3 (0.14%) Heroku
10 2 (0.091%) Route 53
11 1 (0.046%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 104 (4.74%) TCP/IP
2 67 (3.06%) HTTP
3 32 (1.46%) DNS
4 30 (1.37%) Internet
5 26 (1.19%) VoIP
6 22 (1.00%) SAN
7 21 (0.96%) Ethernet
7 21 (0.96%) Multicast
8 20 (0.91%) Firewall
9 19 (0.87%) DVB
10 17 (0.78%) LTE
10 17 (0.78%) LDAP
10 17 (0.78%) SSL
11 16 (0.73%) Wireless
12 15 (0.68%) 3G
13 14 (0.64%) DHCP
13 14 (0.64%) ZigBee
14 12 (0.55%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.50%) Intranet
15 11 (0.50%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 115 (5.24%) MySQL
3 97 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 75 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 59 (2.69%) Big Data
6 52 (2.37%) Oracle Database
7 40 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 33 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 30 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 27 (1.23%) KDB
11 24 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (0.82%) DB2
15 17 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (0.73%) ObjectStore
17 15 (0.68%) Apache Hive
18 14 (0.64%) OLTP
19 10 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 129 (5.88%) Subversion
2 72 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 54 (2.46%) Visual Studio
4 47 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 38 (1.73%) JIRA
6 33 (1.50%) Selenium
7 32 (1.46%) JUnit
8 31 (1.41%) Maven
9 29 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 25 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
11 23 (1.05%) ClearCase
12 22 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
14 16 (0.73%) Xcode
14 16 (0.73%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.68%) PHPUnit
16 12 (0.55%) Cucumber
16 12 (0.55%) NetBeans
17 9 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 404 (18.42%) Finance
2 340 (15.50%) Banking
3 313 (14.27%) Front Office
4 198 (9.03%) Investment Banking
5 75 (3.42%) Electronics
6 65 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 64 (2.92%) Games
8 41 (1.87%) Retail
9 32 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.19%) Back Office
11 25 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.00%) Marketing
13 21 (0.96%) Aerospace
14 17 (0.78%) Automotive
15 12 (0.55%) Military
16 10 (0.46%) Legal
17 9 (0.41%) Publishing
18 6 (0.27%) German Language
19 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1390 (63.38%) Developer
2 594 (27.09%) C++ Developer
3 304 (13.86%) Software Engineer
4 155 (7.07%) Java Developer
5 138 (6.29%) Python Developer
6 129 (5.88%) Analyst
7 108 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 108 (4.92%) Quantitative Developer
8 85 (3.88%) Senior Developer
9 77 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 72 (3.28%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 59 (2.69%) Architect
12 56 (2.55%) C++ Software Engineer
13 50 (2.28%) Programmer
14 44 (2.01%) Front Office Developer
15 40 (1.82%) Support Analyst
15 40 (1.82%) iOS Developer
16 39 (1.78%) C++/C# Developer
17 37 (1.69%) Consultant
18 35 (1.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (13.82%) .NET
2 225 (10.26%) XML
3 174 (7.93%) STL
4 164 (7.48%) Web Services
5 162 (7.39%) HTML
6 118 (5.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 85 (3.88%) CSS
8 78 (3.56%) JSON
9 70 (3.19%) Spring
10 68 (3.10%) WPF
11 65 (2.96%) Qt
12 64 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
12 64 (2.92%) Middleware
13 63 (2.87%) jQuery
14 58 (2.64%) WCF
15 56 (2.55%) XSLT
16 55 (2.51%) HTML5
17 51 (2.33%) J2EE
18 50 (2.28%) REST
19 48 (2.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 216 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 204 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 187 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (7.11%) Derivative
5 155 (7.07%) Fixed Income
6 113 (5.15%) Mathematics
7 109 (4.97%) Open Source
8 85 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
9 63 (2.87%) Equities
10 58 (2.64%) Physics
11 52 (2.37%) Credit Risk
12 48 (2.19%) User Experience
13 41 (1.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 41 (1.87%) Device Driver
14 40 (1.82%) Grid Computing
15 38 (1.73%) Mobile App
16 35 (1.60%) Client/Server
17 31 (1.41%) DTV
17 31 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
17 31 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 738 (33.65%) Linux
2 456 (20.79%) UNIX
3 399 (18.19%) Windows
4 91 (4.15%) Android
5 84 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 54 (2.46%) Solaris
7 43 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
8 24 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.09%) AIX
9 18 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 17 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.73%) Windows Phone
12 14 (0.64%) Windows CE
13 13 (0.59%) VxWorks
13 13 (0.59%) Debian
13 13 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
14 12 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
15 11 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (19.74%) Software Engineering
3 403 (18.38%) OO
4 329 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 255 (11.63%) TDD
6 181 (8.25%) Low Latency
7 136 (6.20%) Analytics
8 132 (6.02%) Scrum
9 111 (5.06%) UML
10 98 (4.47%) Risk Management
11 94 (4.29%) Unit Testing
12 90 (4.10%) OOP
12 90 (4.10%) OOD
13 81 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
14 75 (3.42%) Configuration Management
15 71 (3.24%) BDD
16 66 (3.01%) Mentoring
17 58 (2.64%) Validation
18 56 (2.55%) Electronic Trading
19 51 (2.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 871 (39.72%) Java
2 691 (31.51%) C#
3 569 (25.95%) C
4 567 (25.85%) SQL
5 547 (24.94%) Python
6 228 (10.40%) JavaScript
7 217 (9.90%) Perl
8 138 (6.29%) PHP
9 134 (6.11%) Ruby
10 120 (5.47%) Shell Script
11 112 (5.11%) Scala
12 72 (3.28%) Embedded C
13 55 (2.51%) Embedded C++
13 55 (2.51%) VBA
14 53 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 51 (2.33%) Bash Shell
16 48 (2.19%) VB
17 44 (2.01%) VC++
18 39 (1.78%) VB.NET
19 34 (1.55%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 324 (14.77%) Degree
2 130 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 73 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.60%) PhD
5 39 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 17 (0.78%) ISEB
7 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.46%) MCSE
10 8 (0.36%) CCNA
10 8 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.32%) HND
11 7 (0.32%) MCTS
12 6 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.23%) MCSD
13 5 (0.23%) CISSP
13 5 (0.23%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.23%) CCVP
14 4 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.19%) QA
2 10 (0.46%) DO-178B
3 9 (0.41%) Basel III
4 5 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.18%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.14%) EMIR
6 3 (0.14%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.14%) SLA
7 2 (0.091%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.091%) JTAG
8 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 14443
8 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.046%) TickIT
8 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
3 5 (0.23%) NFS
3 5 (0.23%) GPFS
3 5 (0.23%) Varnish
4 4 (0.18%) Xen
5 3 (0.14%) HDFS
5 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.091%) KVM
6 2 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.091%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.046%) Nmap
7 1 (0.046%) RACF
7 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 36 (1.64%) Puppet
2 23 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.64%) Salt
4 12 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.27%) Nagios
6 4 (0.18%) Control-M
7 3 (0.14%) Tivoli NetView
7 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.14%) Oozie
7 3 (0.14%) nmon
8 2 (0.091%) Opsview
8 2 (0.091%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.091%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.091%) YUM
8 2 (0.091%) SCCM
8 2 (0.091%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.046%) OpenView
9 1 (0.046%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 305 (13.91%) Oracle
2 115 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 83 (3.78%) Sybase
4 28 (1.28%) Perforce
5 24 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 23 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 22 (1.00%) IBM
8 20 (0.91%) Adobe
8 20 (0.91%) Google
8 20 (0.91%) DataSynapse
9 19 (0.87%) VMware
10 18 (0.82%) Cisco
11 17 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (0.73%) SAP
13 15 (0.68%) JBoss
14 14 (0.64%) HP
15 12 (0.55%) Sun
16 11 (0.50%) Intel
16 11 (0.50%) Bloomberg
16 11 (0.50%) ION Trading
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum Rate is for an 8 hr day and 3 month renewa
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £37 to £39 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Annum possibly more for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £400
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago