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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 86 87 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing C++ 1137 1071 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.27% 2.23% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.98% 5.95% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 692 806
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 86 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.75 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.33%
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
19000 18005 15624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.91% 37.51% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12799 12056 9873
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 425 571
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 629 £575 +4.54% 263
South East +12 258 £338 +1.12% 175
South West +18 65 £375 +15.38% 67
East of England -20 49 £328 -2.96% 107
East Midlands -9 30 £325 -13.33% 22
West Midlands -1 29 £300 -7.69% 44
Yorkshire -34 28 £325 +1.56% 47
North West -13 23 £370 -1.33% 24
North East -11 9 £500 +61.29% 15
Midlands -5 1 £250 - 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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++.

1 792 (37.15%) Java
2 781 (36.63%) Linux
3 671 (31.47%) C#
4 583 (27.35%) C
5 527 (24.72%) SQL
6 497 (23.31%) Python
7 492 (23.08%) UNIX
8 469 (22.00%) Software Engineering
9 429 (20.12%) Multithreading
10 417 (19.56%) Finance
11 403 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
12 386 (18.11%) Windows
13 381 (17.87%) OO
14 364 (17.07%) Banking
15 351 (16.46%) .NET
16 281 (13.18%) Front Office
17 268 (12.57%) Oracle
18 261 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
19 251 (11.77%) Perl
20 237 (11.12%) Investment Banking
21 233 (10.93%) Security Cleared
22 228 (10.69%) JavaScript
23 227 (10.65%) Degree
24 211 (9.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 203 (9.52%) HTML
26 191 (8.96%) SDLC
27 187 (8.77%) STL
28 181 (8.49%) Subversion
29 178 (8.35%) Low Latency
30 169 (7.93%) UML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (2.11%) IIS
2 36 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 33 (1.55%) Node.js
4 32 (1.50%) Apache
5 24 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 15 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.66%) JBoss
7 14 (0.66%) MQSeries
8 12 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
10 10 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.42%) SAS
12 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.28%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.19%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.14%) Confluence
15 3 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.59%) MS Office
3 19 (0.89%) Doxygen
4 18 (0.84%) Simulink
5 16 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.52%) Maya
7 6 (0.28%) 3ds Max
8 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.14%) SPSS
11 2 (0.094%) Stateflow
11 2 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.047%) Windchill
12 1 (0.047%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.047%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.61%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.28%) Summit
3 5 (0.23%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.094%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.094%) RMDS
6 2 (0.094%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.047%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.047%) HFM
7 1 (0.047%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.047%) Maximo
7 1 (0.047%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.047%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.047%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.42%) SaaS
4 6 (0.28%) GitHub
5 5 (0.23%) PaaS
6 3 (0.14%) IaaS
6 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.094%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.094%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.047%) Route 53
8 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.047%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.047%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.99%) TCP/IP
2 39 (1.83%) Firewall
3 35 (1.64%) HTTP
3 35 (1.64%) SSL
4 33 (1.55%) 3G
5 30 (1.41%) Internet
6 28 (1.31%) Bluetooth
7 26 (1.22%) Wireshark
8 25 (1.17%) 4G
9 20 (0.94%) 2G
10 19 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (0.89%) Wireless
10 19 (0.89%) Ethernet
10 19 (0.89%) DNS
11 18 (0.84%) GSM
11 18 (0.84%) LTE
12 15 (0.70%) SMTP
12 15 (0.70%) SAN
12 15 (0.70%) VPN
13 14 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 78 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 58 (2.72%) MySQL
5 55 (2.58%) RDBMS
6 51 (2.39%) Big Data
7 44 (2.06%) Hadoop
8 41 (1.92%) OLTP
9 35 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 30 (1.41%) KDB
11 21 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.66%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.61%) DB2
17 12 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 181 (8.49%) Subversion
2 139 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 116 (5.44%) Visual Studio
4 84 (3.94%) Jenkins
5 70 (3.28%) ClearCase
6 60 (2.81%) JIRA
7 59 (2.77%) NUnit
8 58 (2.72%) Ant
9 49 (2.30%) Maven
10 42 (1.97%) GoogleTest
11 35 (1.64%) CppUnit
12 28 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 27 (1.27%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.22%) TeamCity
14 26 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (1.22%) Gradle
15 23 (1.08%) Mercurial
16 20 (0.94%) MSBuild
16 20 (0.94%) JUnit
17 16 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 417 (19.56%) Finance
2 364 (17.07%) Banking
3 281 (13.18%) Front Office
4 237 (11.12%) Investment Banking
5 74 (3.47%) Electronics
6 59 (2.77%) Games
7 55 (2.58%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.45%) Retail
9 23 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.94%) Marketing
11 17 (0.80%) Automotive
11 17 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.66%) Law
13 13 (0.61%) Military
14 11 (0.52%) Legal
14 11 (0.52%) Advertising
15 10 (0.47%) Billing
16 9 (0.42%) Back Office
17 7 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1263 (59.24%) Developer
2 630 (29.55%) C++ Developer
3 307 (14.40%) Software Engineer
4 148 (6.94%) C# Developer
5 131 (6.14%) Java Developer
6 111 (5.21%) Analyst
7 94 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 86 (4.03%) Software Developer
9 85 (3.99%) C++/C# Developer
10 76 (3.56%) Programmer
11 75 (3.52%) Architect
12 70 (3.28%) Python Developer
13 61 (2.86%) .NET Developer
14 55 (2.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 54 (2.53%) C++ Software Engineer
16 47 (2.20%) Quantitative Developer
17 44 (2.06%) C++/Java Developer
18 43 (2.02%) C Developer
19 38 (1.78%) iOS Developer
20 36 (1.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (16.46%) .NET
2 203 (9.52%) HTML
3 187 (8.77%) STL
4 156 (7.32%) XML
5 121 (5.68%) Web Services
6 111 (5.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 98 (4.60%) CSS
8 81 (3.80%) Middleware
9 72 (3.38%) FIX Protocol
10 70 (3.28%) ASP.NET
11 68 (3.19%) Qt
12 66 (3.10%) HTML5
13 48 (2.25%) WCF
14 43 (2.02%) WPF
15 39 (1.83%) Rendezvous
16 37 (1.74%) .NET Framework
16 37 (1.74%) RESTful
17 35 (1.64%) Django
17 35 (1.64%) OpenGL
18 34 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 261 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 211 (9.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 161 (7.55%) Derivative
4 151 (7.08%) Computer Science
5 141 (6.61%) Fixed Income
6 104 (4.88%) Algorithms
7 83 (3.89%) Mathematics
8 81 (3.80%) Equities
9 61 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 46 (2.16%) Physics
11 45 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
12 43 (2.02%) Management Information System
13 42 (1.97%) Client/Server
14 39 (1.83%) Grid Computing
14 39 (1.83%) User Experience
15 35 (1.64%) Credit Risk
16 30 (1.41%) Market Risk
17 29 (1.36%) Data Structures
18 28 (1.31%) Device Driver
19 23 (1.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 781 (36.63%) Linux
2 492 (23.08%) UNIX
3 386 (18.11%) Windows
4 91 (4.27%) Android
5 88 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 73 (3.42%) Solaris
7 41 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
9 30 (1.41%) AIX
10 17 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 13 (0.61%) VxWorks
12 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.42%) CentOS
13 9 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.38%) NetWare
14 8 (0.38%) HPUX
14 8 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (22.00%) Software Engineering
2 429 (20.12%) Multithreading
3 403 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 381 (17.87%) OO
5 191 (8.96%) SDLC
6 178 (8.35%) Low Latency
7 169 (7.93%) UML
8 146 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
9 143 (6.71%) TDD
10 128 (6.00%) OOD
11 119 (5.58%) Scrum
12 103 (4.83%) OOP
13 88 (4.13%) Configuration Management
13 88 (4.13%) Unit Testing
14 73 (3.42%) Analytics
15 70 (3.28%) Project Management
16 69 (3.24%) Risk Management
17 61 (2.86%) Electronic Trading
18 58 (2.72%) Android Development
19 55 (2.58%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 792 (37.15%) Java
2 671 (31.47%) C#
3 583 (27.35%) C
4 527 (24.72%) SQL
5 497 (23.31%) Python
6 251 (11.77%) Perl
7 228 (10.69%) JavaScript
8 113 (5.30%) Shell Script
9 104 (4.88%) Bash Shell
10 87 (4.08%) Ruby
11 78 (3.66%) Embedded C++
12 73 (3.42%) Embedded C
13 63 (2.95%) Objective-C
14 51 (2.39%) PHP
15 48 (2.25%) VBA
16 44 (2.06%) VB
17 40 (1.88%) MATLAB
18 36 (1.69%) R
19 33 (1.55%) Scala
20 30 (1.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 233 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 227 (10.65%) Degree
3 166 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 48 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.27%) PhD
6 7 (0.33%) ISEB
7 5 (0.23%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.094%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.047%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.047%) MCPD
10 1 (0.047%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.047%) CISSP
10 1 (0.047%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.58%) QA
2 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.28%) ISO 8583
3 6 (0.28%) IEC 61508
3 6 (0.28%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.23%) COREP
4 5 (0.23%) FINREP
5 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.19%) TickIT
6 3 (0.14%) SLA
6 3 (0.14%) BS25999
7 2 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.094%) MiFID
8 1 (0.047%) HL7
8 1 (0.047%) Basel II
8 1 (0.047%) JTAG
System Software
1 26 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.98%) Firmware
3 12 (0.56%) Sendmail
4 8 (0.38%) GPFS
5 7 (0.33%) Samba
6 6 (0.28%) Docker
7 5 (0.23%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.14%) QEMU
8 3 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
8 3 (0.14%) KVM
9 2 (0.094%) Xen
9 2 (0.094%) HDFS
9 2 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.047%) iptables
10 1 (0.047%) Snort
10 1 (0.047%) RACF
10 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 25 (1.17%) Puppet
3 22 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.94%) BladeLogic
5 14 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
6 12 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
7 11 (0.52%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.28%) Control-M
8 6 (0.28%) yum
9 5 (0.23%) Ansible
10 3 (0.14%) Salt
10 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.14%) Nagios
11 2 (0.094%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.094%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.094%) SELinux
12 1 (0.047%) logstash
12 1 (0.047%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.047%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 268 (12.57%) Oracle
2 122 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 90 (4.22%) Sybase
4 69 (3.24%) TIBCO
5 53 (2.49%) VMware
6 43 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 31 (1.45%) IBM
8 27 (1.27%) Perforce
9 26 (1.22%) Google
10 23 (1.08%) Solace
11 19 (0.89%) ION Trading
12 16 (0.75%) Splunk
13 14 (0.66%) Cisco
14 13 (0.61%) SAP
14 13 (0.61%) Veritas
15 12 (0.56%) Bloomberg
15 12 (0.56%) Websense
15 12 (0.56%) McAfee
15 12 (0.56%) Blue Coat
15 12 (0.56%) EMC
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day Great rate and a great working environment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £25 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £37.5 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Templecombe, Somerset
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: Up to £55 per hour
Posted: Yesterday