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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 85 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 1047 1445 1526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.12% 3.10% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 8.00% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 909 788
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 105 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £31.40 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18282 18061 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.04% 38.75% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11880 11396 11834
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 379 508 755
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.86 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -27 634 £550 +4.76% 281
South East -26 156 £350 +3.70% 124
South West -7 62 £338 +1.50% 79
East of England -34 55 £363 +3.57% 113
North West +9 45 £471 +25.66% 28
Yorkshire +6 36 £320 +6.66% 34
East Midlands +10 23 £375 -11.50% 24
West Midlands -21 15 £350 +2.94% 23
North East -11 10 £275 -13.38% 19
Midlands 0 1 - - 2
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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++.

1 796 (37.18%) Java
2 698 (32.60%) Linux
3 668 (31.20%) C#
4 564 (26.34%) C
5 528 (24.66%) Python
6 523 (24.43%) SQL
7 437 (20.41%) Software Engineering
8 420 (19.62%) UNIX
9 372 (17.38%) Finance
10 370 (17.28%) OO
11 362 (16.91%) Windows
12 330 (15.41%) Banking
13 325 (15.18%) Front Office
14 323 (15.09%) Degree
15 297 (13.87%) Multithreading
16 276 (12.89%) .NET
17 274 (12.80%) Oracle
18 262 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
19 250 (11.68%) Perl
20 229 (10.70%) TDD
21 214 (10.00%) JavaScript
22 205 (9.57%) XML
23 203 (9.48%) Investment Banking
24 201 (9.39%) Computer Science
25 199 (9.29%) Fixed Income
26 192 (8.97%) SQL Server
27 186 (8.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 181 (8.45%) Analytics
29 170 (7.94%) Derivative
30 162 (7.57%) HTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.73%) Apache
2 30 (1.40%) Node.js
3 27 (1.26%) WebSphere
4 20 (0.93%) SAS
4 20 (0.93%) IIS
5 14 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 13 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 9 (0.42%) MQSeries
10 8 (0.37%) ColdFusion
11 5 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.14%) FileNet
12 3 (0.14%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.093%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.093%) CICS
13 2 (0.093%) MTS
Applications
1 51 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.93%) MS Office
3 13 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.28%) Simulink
6 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.093%) GIMP
8 2 (0.093%) MS Project
8 2 (0.093%) Maya
8 2 (0.093%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.047%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.047%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (0.42%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.23%) Summit
4 4 (0.19%) RMDS
5 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.14%) AWD
5 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.047%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.047%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.047%) Endur
7 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.047%) Tridion
7 1 (0.047%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.047%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.47%) GitHub
4 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.23%) SaaS
5 5 (0.23%) Force.com
6 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.14%) PaaS
7 3 (0.14%) IaaS
8 2 (0.093%) Heroku
9 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.34%) TCP/IP
2 57 (2.66%) HTTP
3 29 (1.35%) Internet
4 21 (0.98%) VoIP
5 20 (0.93%) DNS
6 19 (0.89%) Multicast
7 18 (0.84%) LTE
8 16 (0.75%) Ethernet
8 16 (0.75%) 3G
9 14 (0.65%) DVB
9 14 (0.65%) Firewall
10 13 (0.61%) SSL
10 13 (0.61%) Wireshark
11 12 (0.56%) SNMP
11 12 (0.56%) Wireless
12 11 (0.51%) 2G
13 10 (0.47%) ZigBee
13 10 (0.47%) GSM
13 10 (0.47%) 4G
14 9 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 125 (5.84%) MySQL
3 81 (3.78%) Relational Database
4 74 (3.46%) NoSQL
5 54 (2.52%) Big Data
6 44 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 37 (1.73%) RDBMS
8 36 (1.68%) Hadoop
8 36 (1.68%) KDB
9 30 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 28 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.84%) Apache Hive
14 15 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.65%) ObjectStore
16 11 (0.51%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.47%) SQLite
17 10 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 111 (5.18%) Subversion
2 71 (3.32%) Visual Studio
3 63 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 42 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 41 (1.91%) Eclipse
6 35 (1.63%) JIRA
7 33 (1.54%) JUnit
8 30 (1.40%) Selenium
9 21 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
9 21 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
10 20 (0.93%) Maven
11 18 (0.84%) ClearCase
11 18 (0.84%) Ant
12 17 (0.79%) Xcode
13 15 (0.70%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (0.65%) Mockito
15 13 (0.61%) TeamCity
16 12 (0.56%) ProC
17 10 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 372 (17.38%) Finance
2 330 (15.41%) Banking
3 325 (15.18%) Front Office
4 203 (9.48%) Investment Banking
5 72 (3.36%) Electronics
6 62 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 55 (2.57%) Games
8 51 (2.38%) Retail
9 29 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.21%) Back Office
11 21 (0.98%) Marketing
12 20 (0.93%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.65%) Military
14 12 (0.56%) Automotive
15 8 (0.37%) Law
15 8 (0.37%) Legal
16 7 (0.33%) German Language
17 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1311 (61.23%) Developer
2 538 (25.13%) C++ Developer
3 306 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 144 (6.73%) Java Developer
5 140 (6.54%) Analyst
6 129 (6.03%) Python Developer
7 117 (5.46%) Quantitative Developer
8 113 (5.28%) C# Developer
9 82 (3.83%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 79 (3.69%) Senior Developer
10 79 (3.69%) Software Developer
11 65 (3.04%) C++ Software Engineer
12 60 (2.80%) Architect
13 45 (2.10%) Programmer
14 40 (1.87%) iOS Developer
15 37 (1.73%) Quantitative Analyst
15 37 (1.73%) Front Office Developer
16 35 (1.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 34 (1.59%) C++/C# Developer
18 33 (1.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (12.89%) .NET
2 205 (9.57%) XML
3 162 (7.57%) HTML
4 158 (7.38%) STL
5 148 (6.91%) Web Services
6 118 (5.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 91 (4.25%) CSS
8 77 (3.60%) WPF
9 68 (3.18%) JSON
10 65 (3.04%) Spring
11 63 (2.94%) jQuery
12 60 (2.80%) Middleware
13 57 (2.66%) Qt
14 56 (2.62%) WCF
14 56 (2.62%) Django
15 54 (2.52%) HTML5
16 53 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
17 48 (2.24%) J2EE
18 45 (2.10%) OpenGL
18 45 (2.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 201 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 199 (9.29%) Fixed Income
3 186 (8.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 170 (7.94%) Derivative
5 104 (4.86%) Open Source
6 101 (4.72%) Mathematics
7 92 (4.30%) Embedded Systems
8 63 (2.94%) Equities
9 62 (2.90%) Credit Risk
10 52 (2.43%) Physics
11 37 (1.73%) Device Driver
12 36 (1.68%) Statistics
13 35 (1.63%) Grid Computing
14 34 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
15 33 (1.54%) Mobile App
16 31 (1.45%) DTV
16 31 (1.45%) Client/Server
16 31 (1.45%) Market Risk
17 29 (1.35%) Social Media
18 27 (1.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 698 (32.60%) Linux
2 420 (19.62%) UNIX
3 362 (16.91%) Windows
4 87 (4.06%) Android
5 70 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 62 (2.90%) Solaris
7 45 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
8 26 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 22 (1.03%) AIX
10 19 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.75%) HPUX
12 14 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.61%) Debian
14 12 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.47%) VxWorks
15 10 (0.47%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (20.41%) Software Engineering
2 370 (17.28%) OO
3 297 (13.87%) Multithreading
4 262 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (10.70%) TDD
6 181 (8.45%) Analytics
7 158 (7.38%) Low Latency
8 127 (5.93%) Scrum
9 115 (5.37%) UML
10 103 (4.81%) Unit Testing
11 100 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
12 98 (4.58%) OOP
13 96 (4.48%) Risk Management
14 88 (4.11%) OOD
15 79 (3.69%) Configuration Management
16 64 (2.99%) BDD
17 60 (2.80%) Validation
18 59 (2.76%) Electronic Trading
19 51 (2.38%) Workflow
20 48 (2.24%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 796 (37.18%) Java
2 668 (31.20%) C#
3 564 (26.34%) C
4 528 (24.66%) Python
5 523 (24.43%) SQL
6 250 (11.68%) Perl
7 214 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 140 (6.54%) Ruby
9 137 (6.40%) Shell Script
10 126 (5.89%) PHP
11 111 (5.18%) Scala
12 70 (3.27%) VBA
13 62 (2.90%) VB
14 57 (2.66%) Embedded C
15 54 (2.52%) Bash Shell
16 48 (2.24%) Objective-C
17 46 (2.15%) VB.NET
17 46 (2.15%) Embedded C++
18 41 (1.91%) VC++
19 36 (1.68%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 323 (15.09%) Degree
2 139 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 74 (3.46%) PhD
5 35 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.93%) ISEB
8 15 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.61%) MCSE
10 11 (0.51%) MBA
11 10 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.42%) MCTS
13 8 (0.37%) MCSD
14 7 (0.33%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
15 6 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.28%) CCNA
15 6 (0.28%) HND
16 5 (0.23%) CCVP
16 5 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.77%) QA
2 10 (0.47%) Basel III
3 8 (0.37%) CRD IV
4 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.28%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.19%) SLA
6 4 (0.19%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.14%) EMIR
8 2 (0.093%) JTAG
8 2 (0.093%) ISO 9002
8 2 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 14443
9 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.047%) DICOM
System Software
1 7 (0.33%) GPFS
1 7 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.28%) Sendmail
2 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.28%) Varnish
3 3 (0.14%) KVM
3 3 (0.14%) NFS
3 3 (0.14%) Xen
4 2 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.093%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.093%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.093%) HDFS
5 1 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.047%) RACF
5 1 (0.047%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.047%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.047%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.047%) qmail
5 1 (0.047%) Snort
5 1 (0.047%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 32 (1.49%) Puppet
2 16 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.56%) Salt
3 12 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.33%) Nagios
7 4 (0.19%) Control-M
8 3 (0.14%) nmon
8 3 (0.14%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.14%) Cacti
8 3 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.093%) Nessus
9 2 (0.093%) SCCM
9 2 (0.093%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.093%) Munin
9 2 (0.093%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.093%) Oozie
9 2 (0.093%) YUM
9 2 (0.093%) Opsview
Vendors
1 274 (12.80%) Oracle
2 102 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.39%) Sybase
4 38 (1.77%) Perforce
5 36 (1.68%) TIBCO
6 29 (1.35%) ION Trading
7 28 (1.31%) IBM
8 21 (0.98%) HP
9 17 (0.79%) Adobe
10 16 (0.75%) Google
10 16 (0.75%) Sun
10 16 (0.75%) Bloomberg
11 14 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.65%) SAP
12 13 (0.61%) VMware
13 12 (0.56%) Cisco
13 12 (0.56%) 29West
14 11 (0.51%) ServiceNow
15 10 (0.47%) DataSynapse
15 10 (0.47%) Intel
Buckinghamshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 10 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Gradcore Ltd
Rate: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Gradcore Ltd
Rate: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
University of Hertfordshire
Rate: £35k plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Rate: £425 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £734.25 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £35 to £55 per hour Rates dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Attractive rates
Posted: 2 days ago