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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 83 91 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Contract jobs citing C++ 1263 1064 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.44% 2.15% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 5.78% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 715 887
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 58 108
Average hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.99 £32.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
19805 18402 17973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.30% 37.27% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13540 11981 11355
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 383 528
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 649 £575 +4.54% 274
South East +27 241 £346 -1.07% 165
South West +41 136 £375 +14.50% 99
East of England +7 64 £375 +3.44% 91
Yorkshire -12 53 £369 +15.23% 34
East Midlands +3 33 £325 -7.80% 24
West Midlands +20 32 £340 -2.85% 25
North West -33 29 £360 -23.80% 34
North East -26 9 £463 +39.09% 2
Midlands -1 1 £320 - 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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++.

1 852 (36.16%) Java
2 814 (34.55%) Linux
3 757 (32.13%) C#
4 616 (26.15%) C
5 615 (26.10%) SQL
6 545 (23.13%) Software Engineering
7 527 (22.37%) Python
8 491 (20.84%) UNIX
9 484 (20.54%) Multithreading
10 482 (20.46%) Finance
11 474 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
12 462 (19.61%) Windows
13 386 (16.38%) .NET
14 364 (15.45%) Oracle
15 360 (15.28%) OO
16 356 (15.11%) Banking
17 302 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
18 296 (12.56%) Front Office
19 287 (12.18%) JavaScript
20 283 (12.01%) Perl
21 271 (11.50%) Degree
22 267 (11.33%) Security Cleared
23 250 (10.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 248 (10.53%) HTML
25 236 (10.02%) Investment Banking
26 229 (9.72%) STL
27 223 (9.47%) SQL Server
28 203 (8.62%) Subversion
29 201 (8.53%) UML
30 199 (8.45%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (2.72%) Tomcat
2 60 (2.55%) IIS
3 58 (2.46%) Apache
4 32 (1.36%) MQSeries
5 31 (1.32%) Node.js
6 29 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 21 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
8 20 (0.85%) SAS
9 19 (0.81%) JBoss
10 15 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.25%) Confluence
16 5 (0.21%) nginx
17 4 (0.17%) GemFire
17 4 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
18 3 (0.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 50 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.66%) MS Office
3 25 (1.06%) Maya
4 19 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.76%) Simulink
6 15 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.55%) Doxygen
8 11 (0.47%) SPSS
9 6 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.17%) MS Project
11 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.13%) Maple
11 3 (0.13%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.13%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.13%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.13%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.042%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.042%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (0.64%) ION MarketView
2 10 (0.42%) Teamcenter
3 7 (0.30%) Summit
4 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.085%) Maximo
6 2 (0.085%) RMDS
7 1 (0.042%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.042%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.042%) HFM
7 1 (0.042%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.042%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.042%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.042%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.51%) SaaS
3 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.30%) PaaS
5 6 (0.25%) IaaS
5 6 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.21%) GitHub
7 2 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.085%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.042%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.042%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.042%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.042%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 46 (1.95%) HTTP
3 43 (1.83%) 3G
4 39 (1.66%) Firewall
5 34 (1.44%) SSL
6 31 (1.32%) Internet
7 28 (1.19%) 4G
8 27 (1.15%) Wireless
9 25 (1.06%) 2G
10 24 (1.02%) LDAP
11 22 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (0.89%) LTE
13 19 (0.81%) Bluetooth
14 18 (0.76%) DNS
14 18 (0.76%) Wireshark
15 17 (0.72%) LAN
16 16 (0.68%) VPN
17 15 (0.64%) WAN
17 15 (0.64%) SMTP
17 15 (0.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 96 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 78 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 74 (3.14%) MySQL
5 56 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 43 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 37 (1.57%) OLTP
8 34 (1.44%) Big Data
9 28 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.02%) KDB
12 22 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (0.72%) DB2
16 16 (0.68%) NoSQL
17 15 (0.64%) SQLite
18 14 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 203 (8.62%) Subversion
2 160 (6.79%) Git (software)
3 125 (5.31%) Visual Studio
4 92 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 73 (3.10%) JIRA
6 56 (2.38%) Ant
7 53 (2.25%) NUnit
8 52 (2.21%) Maven
8 52 (2.21%) ClearCase
9 50 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (1.57%) Eclipse
11 36 (1.53%) TeamCity
12 29 (1.23%) Gradle
12 29 (1.23%) GoogleTest
13 26 (1.10%) MSBuild
14 25 (1.06%) CppUnit
15 24 (1.02%) Mercurial
16 22 (0.93%) Selenium
17 21 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
18 20 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 482 (20.46%) Finance
2 356 (15.11%) Banking
3 296 (12.56%) Front Office
4 236 (10.02%) Investment Banking
5 88 (3.74%) Games
6 81 (3.44%) Electronics
7 63 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.74%) Retail
9 28 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.02%) Marketing
11 20 (0.85%) Aerospace
12 18 (0.76%) Automotive
13 11 (0.47%) Legal
14 10 (0.42%) Military
15 9 (0.38%) Advertising
16 8 (0.34%) Law
17 7 (0.30%) Back Office
17 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.25%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1417 (60.14%) Developer
2 729 (30.94%) C++ Developer
3 356 (15.11%) Software Engineer
4 182 (7.72%) C# Developer
5 152 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 111 (4.71%) Senior Developer
6 111 (4.71%) Analyst
7 109 (4.63%) C++/C# Developer
8 93 (3.95%) Software Developer
9 82 (3.48%) .NET Developer
10 71 (3.01%) C++ Software Engineer
11 69 (2.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 69 (2.93%) Programmer
12 68 (2.89%) Python Developer
13 62 (2.63%) Architect
14 56 (2.38%) Quantitative Developer
15 50 (2.12%) C Developer
16 48 (2.04%) iOS Developer
17 46 (1.95%) Mobile Developer
18 42 (1.78%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (16.38%) .NET
2 248 (10.53%) HTML
3 229 (9.72%) STL
4 188 (7.98%) XML
5 153 (6.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 140 (5.94%) Web Services
7 115 (4.88%) CSS
8 99 (4.20%) ASP.NET
8 99 (4.20%) Qt
9 94 (3.99%) Middleware
10 76 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
11 67 (2.84%) HTML5
12 53 (2.25%) WCF
12 53 (2.25%) Spring
13 51 (2.16%) WPF
14 48 (2.04%) OpenGL
15 47 (1.99%) RESTful
16 46 (1.95%) .NET Framework
17 43 (1.83%) SOAP
18 39 (1.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 302 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (10.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 183 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 163 (6.92%) Derivative
5 148 (6.28%) Fixed Income
6 112 (4.75%) Algorithms
7 89 (3.78%) Mobile App
8 87 (3.69%) Mathematics
9 72 (3.06%) Equities
10 62 (2.63%) Management Information System
11 60 (2.55%) Credit Risk
12 54 (2.29%) User Experience
13 52 (2.21%) Data Structures
14 51 (2.16%) Physics
15 50 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
16 33 (1.40%) Market Risk
16 33 (1.40%) Client/Server
17 31 (1.32%) Device Driver
17 31 (1.32%) Grid Computing
18 25 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 814 (34.55%) Linux
2 491 (20.84%) UNIX
3 462 (19.61%) Windows
4 106 (4.50%) Android
5 92 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 65 (2.76%) Solaris
7 60 (2.55%) Embedded Linux
8 43 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.98%) AIX
10 17 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.59%) Windows CE
12 13 (0.55%) VxWorks
13 12 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (23.13%) Software Engineering
2 484 (20.54%) Multithreading
3 474 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
4 360 (15.28%) OO
5 201 (8.53%) UML
6 199 (8.45%) TDD
7 192 (8.15%) Low Latency
8 187 (7.94%) SDLC
9 167 (7.09%) Scrum
10 163 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
11 130 (5.52%) OOD
12 117 (4.97%) Unit Testing
13 97 (4.12%) Risk Management
13 97 (4.12%) Analytics
14 96 (4.07%) Configuration Management
15 91 (3.86%) OOP
16 73 (3.10%) Android Development
17 69 (2.93%) MVC
18 68 (2.89%) Algorithmic Trading
19 67 (2.84%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 852 (36.16%) Java
2 757 (32.13%) C#
3 616 (26.15%) C
4 615 (26.10%) SQL
5 527 (22.37%) Python
6 287 (12.18%) JavaScript
7 283 (12.01%) Perl
8 125 (5.31%) Shell Script
9 104 (4.41%) Bash Shell
10 101 (4.29%) Ruby
11 83 (3.52%) Embedded C++
12 82 (3.48%) Embedded C
13 66 (2.80%) Objective-C
14 64 (2.72%) Scala
15 61 (2.59%) MATLAB
16 56 (2.38%) VB
16 56 (2.38%) VBA
16 56 (2.38%) PHP
16 56 (2.38%) R
17 42 (1.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 271 (11.50%) Degree
2 267 (11.33%) Security Cleared
3 168 (7.13%) SC Cleared
4 65 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 42 (1.78%) PhD
6 20 (0.85%) ISEB
7 9 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.085%) PMP
10 2 (0.085%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.085%) HND
10 2 (0.085%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.042%) CISSP
11 1 (0.042%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.042%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.042%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.042%) MCPD
11 1 (0.042%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.31%) QA
2 10 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.38%) SLA
4 8 (0.34%) DO-178B
5 6 (0.25%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.21%) COREP
6 5 (0.21%) FINREP
7 4 (0.17%) BS25999
7 4 (0.17%) TickIT
7 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.13%) GMP
9 2 (0.085%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.085%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.085%) MiFID
9 2 (0.085%) HL7
9 2 (0.085%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.042%) JTAG
10 1 (0.042%) Basel III
10 1 (0.042%) Basel II
System Software
1 32 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (1.06%) Firmware
3 14 (0.59%) Docker
4 9 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.38%) Sendmail
5 8 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.25%) GPFS
7 4 (0.17%) HDFS
7 4 (0.17%) Snort
8 3 (0.13%) vCloud
8 3 (0.13%) QEMU
8 3 (0.13%) KVM
9 2 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.085%) Samba
9 2 (0.085%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.085%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 36 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 29 (1.23%) BladeLogic
2 29 (1.23%) Puppet
3 23 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.85%) Ansible
5 18 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
6 9 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
7 7 (0.30%) SCCM
7 7 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.21%) Control-M
9 3 (0.13%) yum
9 3 (0.13%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.13%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.085%) SELinux
10 2 (0.085%) logstash
11 1 (0.042%) Salt
11 1 (0.042%) Kibana
11 1 (0.042%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 364 (15.45%) Oracle
2 120 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 87 (3.69%) Sybase
4 62 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 61 (2.59%) VMware
6 50 (2.12%) Red Hat
7 43 (1.83%) Perforce
8 35 (1.49%) IBM
9 22 (0.93%) Google
10 19 (0.81%) Solace
11 17 (0.72%) Splunk
12 16 (0.68%) Luciad
13 15 (0.64%) ION Trading
14 14 (0.59%) SAP
15 13 (0.55%) HP
16 12 (0.51%) Cisco
16 12 (0.51%) Serena
16 12 (0.51%) DataSynapse
16 12 (0.51%) Talarian
17 11 (0.47%) EMC
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