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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 89 88 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs citing C++ 1093 1077 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.16% 2.17% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.72% 5.79% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 693 848
Average daily rate
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£500 £474 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £678 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 102 120
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +6.18%
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
19106 18615 16153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.72% 37.53% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12618 12313 10161
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 443 598
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £18.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -5 599 £575 +2.22% 259
South East +19 259 £350 - 183
South West +16 68 £406 +17.75% 65
East of England -7 48 £300 -7.69% 129
East Midlands 0 26 £315 -17.37% 23
West Midlands -5 25 £300 - 33
North West -14 25 £365 +8.14% 38
Yorkshire -16 16 £283 -11.71% 30
North East -13 11 £375 +34.53% 17
Midlands +2 1 £250 -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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++.

1 797 (37.19%) Java
2 775 (36.16%) Linux
3 670 (31.26%) C#
4 577 (26.92%) C
5 521 (24.31%) SQL
6 510 (23.80%) Python
7 506 (23.61%) UNIX
8 465 (21.70%) Software Engineering
9 436 (20.35%) Multithreading
10 424 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
11 400 (18.67%) Finance
12 392 (18.29%) Windows
13 382 (17.83%) OO
14 359 (16.75%) Banking
15 358 (16.71%) .NET
16 299 (13.95%) Front Office
17 272 (12.69%) Oracle
18 270 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
19 249 (11.62%) Security Cleared
20 247 (11.53%) Perl
21 231 (10.78%) JavaScript
22 225 (10.50%) Degree
23 223 (10.41%) Investment Banking
24 208 (9.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 206 (9.61%) HTML
26 186 (8.68%) STL
27 184 (8.59%) Low Latency
28 176 (8.21%) Subversion
29 175 (8.17%) SC Cleared
30 171 (7.98%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (2.19%) IIS
2 35 (1.63%) Node.js
3 33 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 31 (1.45%) Apache
5 26 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 14 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 14 (0.65%) JBoss
6 14 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.51%) MQSeries
9 10 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
11 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.28%) SAS
13 5 (0.23%) Oracle 10gAS
14 4 (0.19%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.14%) CMS
15 3 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 54 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.35%) MS Office
3 19 (0.89%) Doxygen
4 18 (0.84%) Simulink
5 13 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.37%) Maya
7 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.19%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.14%) SPSS
10 2 (0.093%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.093%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.093%) MS Project
10 2 (0.093%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.047%) Windchill
11 1 (0.047%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (0.61%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.42%) Summit
3 5 (0.23%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.14%) RMDS
6 2 (0.093%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.093%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.047%) Maximo
7 1 (0.047%) HFM
7 1 (0.047%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.047%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.047%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.047%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.047%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.28%) SaaS
4 5 (0.23%) GitHub
5 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.093%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.093%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.093%) PaaS
7 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.047%) IaaS
7 1 (0.047%) Route 53
7 1 (0.047%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.047%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 40 (1.87%) Firewall
3 37 (1.73%) Internet
4 33 (1.54%) SSL
4 33 (1.54%) HTTP
5 32 (1.49%) 3G
6 28 (1.31%) Bluetooth
7 23 (1.07%) 4G
8 22 (1.03%) Wireshark
9 20 (0.93%) Ethernet
10 19 (0.89%) 2G
11 18 (0.84%) LTE
11 18 (0.84%) SAN
12 17 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (0.79%) Wireless
12 17 (0.79%) DNS
13 16 (0.75%) GSM
14 14 (0.65%) VPN
15 13 (0.61%) SMTP
15 13 (0.61%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 82 (3.83%) Oracle Database
4 56 (2.61%) Big Data
5 55 (2.57%) RDBMS
6 53 (2.47%) MySQL
7 47 (2.19%) Hadoop
8 40 (1.87%) OLTP
9 38 (1.77%) NoSQL
10 31 (1.45%) KDB
11 26 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (0.75%) MongoDB
13 16 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.65%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 176 (8.21%) Subversion
2 131 (6.11%) Git (software)
3 106 (4.95%) Visual Studio
4 87 (4.06%) Jenkins
5 85 (3.97%) ClearCase
6 68 (3.17%) NUnit
7 61 (2.85%) JIRA
8 58 (2.71%) Ant
9 46 (2.15%) GoogleTest
10 44 (2.05%) Maven
11 43 (2.01%) CppUnit
12 29 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 27 (1.26%) CruiseControl
13 27 (1.26%) TeamCity
14 26 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (1.12%) Gradle
15 24 (1.12%) JUnit
15 24 (1.12%) ClearQuest
16 22 (1.03%) Mercurial
17 19 (0.89%) MSBuild
General
1 400 (18.67%) Finance
2 359 (16.75%) Banking
3 299 (13.95%) Front Office
4 223 (10.41%) Investment Banking
5 79 (3.69%) Electronics
6 52 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.38%) Games
8 26 (1.21%) Law
9 25 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.03%) Retail
11 18 (0.84%) Automotive
12 16 (0.75%) Marketing
12 16 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.70%) Military
14 14 (0.65%) Advertising
15 11 (0.51%) Back Office
16 10 (0.47%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.42%) Billing
18 7 (0.33%) Avionics
19 6 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1269 (59.22%) Developer
2 612 (28.56%) C++ Developer
3 295 (13.77%) Software Engineer
4 143 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 131 (6.11%) C# Developer
6 103 (4.81%) Analyst
7 99 (4.62%) Software Developer
7 99 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 87 (4.06%) Architect
9 66 (3.08%) .NET Developer
10 65 (3.03%) Python Developer
11 64 (2.99%) Quantitative Developer
11 64 (2.99%) Programmer
12 63 (2.94%) C++/C# Developer
13 49 (2.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 46 (2.15%) C++/Java Developer
14 46 (2.15%) C++ Software Engineer
15 35 (1.63%) iOS Developer
16 32 (1.49%) C Developer
17 30 (1.40%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (16.71%) .NET
2 206 (9.61%) HTML
3 186 (8.68%) STL
4 156 (7.28%) XML
5 118 (5.51%) Web Services
6 106 (4.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 95 (4.43%) CSS
8 78 (3.64%) Middleware
9 71 (3.31%) HTML5
10 68 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
11 64 (2.99%) Qt
12 60 (2.80%) ASP.NET
13 52 (2.43%) WPF
14 50 (2.33%) WCF
15 38 (1.77%) Rendezvous
15 38 (1.77%) OpenGL
16 37 (1.73%) .NET Framework
17 36 (1.68%) J2EE
17 36 (1.68%) jQuery
18 35 (1.63%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 270 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (9.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 166 (7.75%) Derivative
4 144 (6.72%) Computer Science
5 141 (6.58%) Fixed Income
6 93 (4.34%) Algorithms
7 89 (4.15%) Equities
8 81 (3.78%) Mathematics
9 52 (2.43%) Open Source
10 51 (2.38%) Client/Server
11 45 (2.10%) Mobile App
12 43 (2.01%) Physics
13 42 (1.96%) Grid Computing
13 42 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
14 38 (1.77%) Management Information System
15 34 (1.59%) Credit Risk
16 32 (1.49%) User Experience
17 26 (1.21%) Market Risk
18 24 (1.12%) Statistics
19 23 (1.07%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 775 (36.16%) Linux
2 506 (23.61%) UNIX
3 392 (18.29%) Windows
4 76 (3.55%) Android
5 74 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 63 (2.94%) Solaris
7 38 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
9 30 (1.40%) AIX
10 18 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.75%) VxWorks
12 12 (0.56%) HPUX
13 11 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
14 9 (0.42%) CentOS
14 9 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.37%) NetWare
16 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (21.70%) Software Engineering
2 436 (20.35%) Multithreading
3 424 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
4 382 (17.83%) OO
5 184 (8.59%) Low Latency
6 165 (7.70%) TDD
7 154 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
8 153 (7.14%) UML
9 130 (6.07%) Scrum
10 123 (5.74%) OOD
11 103 (4.81%) OOP
12 101 (4.71%) Configuration Management
13 85 (3.97%) Analytics
14 79 (3.69%) Unit Testing
15 75 (3.50%) Project Management
16 63 (2.94%) Electronic Trading
17 60 (2.80%) Risk Management
18 53 (2.47%) Release Management
19 49 (2.29%) Validation
20 48 (2.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 797 (37.19%) Java
2 670 (31.26%) C#
3 577 (26.92%) C
4 521 (24.31%) SQL
5 510 (23.80%) Python
6 247 (11.53%) Perl
7 231 (10.78%) JavaScript
8 131 (6.11%) Shell Script
9 119 (5.55%) Bash Shell
10 101 (4.71%) Ruby
11 83 (3.87%) Embedded C++
12 75 (3.50%) Embedded C
13 61 (2.85%) PHP
14 59 (2.75%) Objective-C
14 59 (2.75%) VB
15 54 (2.52%) VBA
16 41 (1.91%) MATLAB
16 41 (1.91%) PL/SQL
17 37 (1.73%) R
18 35 (1.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 249 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 225 (10.50%) Degree
3 175 (8.17%) SC Cleared
4 62 (2.89%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.45%) PhD
6 7 (0.33%) ISEB
7 6 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.28%) CISSP
8 5 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.093%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.047%) CISA
11 1 (0.047%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.047%) HND
11 1 (0.047%) CEH
11 1 (0.047%) MCPD
11 1 (0.047%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.66%) QA
2 9 (0.42%) ISO 8583
3 7 (0.33%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.23%) COREP
4 5 (0.23%) FINREP
4 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.14%) SLA
5 3 (0.14%) BS25999
6 2 (0.093%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.093%) MiFID
6 2 (0.093%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.093%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.047%) TickIT
7 1 (0.047%) HL7
7 1 (0.047%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.98%) Firmware
3 13 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.56%) Sendmail
5 8 (0.37%) GPFS
5 8 (0.37%) Samba
6 5 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.19%) Docker
8 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.093%) HDFS
9 2 (0.093%) QEMU
9 2 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.093%) KVM
9 2 (0.093%) vSphere
9 2 (0.093%) Xen
9 2 (0.093%) NFS
10 1 (0.047%) RACF
10 1 (0.047%) Snort
10 1 (0.047%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (1.54%) ITRS Geneos
2 22 (1.03%) Puppet
3 19 (0.89%) BladeLogic
4 18 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
6 12 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
7 11 (0.51%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.28%) Control-M
9 5 (0.23%) SCOM
9 5 (0.23%) yum
9 5 (0.23%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.23%) SCSM
9 5 (0.23%) Salt
10 3 (0.14%) Nagios
10 3 (0.14%) Ansible
11 2 (0.093%) SELinux
11 2 (0.093%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.093%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.093%) YaST
Vendors
1 272 (12.69%) Oracle
2 138 (6.44%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.39%) Sybase
4 70 (3.27%) TIBCO
5 51 (2.38%) VMware
6 40 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 29 (1.35%) IBM
8 26 (1.21%) Perforce
9 25 (1.17%) ION Trading
10 24 (1.12%) Google
11 17 (0.79%) Solace
12 16 (0.75%) Cisco
13 15 (0.70%) Veritas
13 15 (0.70%) Splunk
14 12 (0.56%) Blue Coat
14 12 (0.56%) EMC
14 12 (0.56%) Juniper
14 12 (0.56%) NetApp
14 12 (0.56%) McAfee
14 12 (0.56%) Websense
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £290.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £18 per hour + .
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £27 - 30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago