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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 89 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 1013 1132 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.22% 2.54% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 6.76% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 667 641
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 115 144
Average hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.44 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
17290 16752 15962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.57% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11658 10704 9991
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 465 680
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -9 582 £550 - 243
South East -22 196 £350 - 232
South West +30 90 £440 +67.61% 112
North West +20 46 £390 +27.34% 65
East of England -12 46 £350 +7.69% 151
Yorkshire -44 21 £400 +33.33% 27
West Midlands -16 15 £350 +12.00% 22
East Midlands +9 10 £355 +18.33% 28
North East -25 3 £538 +43.33% 8
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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++.

1 873 (39.65%) Java
2 790 (35.88%) Linux
3 693 (31.47%) C#
4 556 (25.25%) SQL
5 552 (25.07%) C
6 549 (24.93%) Python
7 529 (24.02%) UNIX
8 457 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
9 448 (20.35%) Software Engineering
10 433 (19.66%) OO
11 414 (18.80%) Windows
12 396 (17.98%) Multithreading
13 388 (17.62%) Banking
14 386 (17.53%) Finance
15 338 (15.35%) .NET
16 309 (14.03%) Front Office
17 300 (13.62%) Oracle
18 252 (11.44%) Security Cleared
19 249 (11.31%) Degree
20 245 (11.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 243 (11.04%) Perl
22 240 (10.90%) Investment Banking
23 217 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
24 212 (9.63%) JavaScript
25 202 (9.17%) TDD
26 198 (8.99%) Low Latency
27 197 (8.95%) XML
28 187 (8.49%) STL
29 182 (8.27%) HTML
30 171 (7.77%) Computer Science

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (1.59%) Apache
2 26 (1.18%) Node.js
3 16 (0.73%) WebSphere
3 16 (0.73%) JBoss
4 15 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 14 (0.64%) IIS
6 12 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.36%) MQSeries
8 8 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.32%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (0.27%) CMS
11 5 (0.23%) CICS
11 5 (0.23%) nginx
11 5 (0.23%) Confluence
11 5 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 86 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.32%) MS Office
3 19 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (0.77%) MS Project
6 9 (0.41%) Simulink
7 8 (0.36%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.18%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.14%) Maya
9 3 (0.14%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.091%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.091%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.045%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.045%) MODO
Business Applications
1 12 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
2 8 (0.36%) Murex MxG2000
3 7 (0.32%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.27%) Summit
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.23%) RMDS
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.091%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.045%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.045%) LabWindows
8 1 (0.045%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.045%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.36%) Force.com
5 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.27%) Route 53
6 6 (0.27%) PaaS
7 3 (0.14%) SaaS
7 3 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.045%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.045%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.045%) Yammer
8 1 (0.045%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 40 (1.82%) HTTP
3 38 (1.73%) DNS
3 38 (1.73%) Internet
4 33 (1.50%) SAN
5 32 (1.45%) Firewall
6 26 (1.18%) 3G
7 25 (1.14%) SSL
7 25 (1.14%) Ethernet
8 24 (1.09%) LDAP
9 22 (1.00%) Bluetooth
10 18 (0.82%) NAS
11 17 (0.77%) DVB
11 17 (0.77%) 2G
11 17 (0.77%) Wireshark
12 16 (0.73%) LTE
13 14 (0.64%) Network Security
14 13 (0.59%) VPN
14 13 (0.59%) 4G
15 12 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 94 (4.27%) MySQL
4 76 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 56 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 56 (2.54%) Big Data
6 48 (2.18%) RDBMS
7 43 (1.95%) Hadoop
8 34 (1.54%) OLTP
9 31 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (1.36%) KDB
11 26 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 19 (0.86%) Ingres
13 16 (0.73%) Redis
13 16 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 142 (6.45%) Subversion
2 85 (3.86%) ClearCase
3 75 (3.41%) Visual Studio
4 71 (3.22%) Git (software)
5 51 (2.32%) JIRA
6 50 (2.27%) NUnit
7 45 (2.04%) GoogleTest
7 45 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 43 (1.95%) Ant
9 42 (1.91%) CppUnit
10 37 (1.68%) JUnit
11 36 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 34 (1.54%) Eclipse
12 34 (1.54%) ClearQuest
13 32 (1.45%) CruiseControl
14 31 (1.41%) Maven
15 29 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
16 27 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (1.04%) Selenium
18 20 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 388 (17.62%) Banking
2 386 (17.53%) Finance
3 309 (14.03%) Front Office
4 240 (10.90%) Investment Banking
5 66 (3.00%) Electronics
6 57 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 53 (2.41%) Games
8 25 (1.14%) Automotive
9 23 (1.04%) Law
10 19 (0.86%) Marketing
11 18 (0.82%) Military
12 17 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.73%) Retail
14 15 (0.68%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.68%) Billing
15 12 (0.54%) Back Office
16 10 (0.45%) Legal
17 9 (0.41%) Advertising
18 6 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1386 (62.94%) Developer
2 618 (28.07%) C++ Developer
3 285 (12.94%) Software Engineer
4 166 (7.54%) Java Developer
5 108 (4.90%) C# Developer
6 107 (4.86%) Senior Developer
6 107 (4.86%) Software Developer
7 105 (4.77%) Analyst
8 101 (4.59%) Quantitative Developer
9 88 (4.00%) Python Developer
9 88 (4.00%) Architect
10 55 (2.50%) Programmer
11 52 (2.36%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 48 (2.18%) .NET Developer
13 43 (1.95%) C++/C# Developer
14 41 (1.86%) Support Analyst
15 40 (1.82%) C++/Java Developer
16 39 (1.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 32 (1.45%) C++ Software Engineer
18 28 (1.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (15.35%) .NET
2 197 (8.95%) XML
3 187 (8.49%) STL
4 182 (8.27%) HTML
5 131 (5.95%) Web Services
6 116 (5.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 90 (4.09%) CSS
8 89 (4.04%) FIX Protocol
9 83 (3.77%) Middleware
10 78 (3.54%) Qt
11 64 (2.91%) HTML5
12 61 (2.77%) Hibernate
13 60 (2.72%) OpenGL
13 60 (2.72%) Spring
14 53 (2.41%) WPF
15 48 (2.18%) WCF
15 48 (2.18%) J2EE
16 47 (2.13%) XSLT
16 47 (2.13%) jQuery
16 47 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 245 (11.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 217 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 165 (7.49%) Derivative
5 124 (5.63%) Mathematics
6 123 (5.59%) Fixed Income
7 87 (3.95%) Algorithms
8 76 (3.45%) Equities
9 75 (3.41%) Open Source
10 72 (3.27%) Grid Computing
11 58 (2.63%) Physics
12 57 (2.59%) Client/Server
13 45 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
14 43 (1.95%) User Experience
15 34 (1.54%) Mobile App
16 30 (1.36%) Statistics
17 28 (1.27%) Management Information System
17 28 (1.27%) Credit Risk
17 28 (1.27%) STB
18 27 (1.23%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 790 (35.88%) Linux
2 529 (24.02%) UNIX
3 414 (18.80%) Windows
4 69 (3.13%) Android
5 66 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 59 (2.68%) Solaris
7 40 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
8 29 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.95%) AIX
11 16 (0.73%) VxWorks
12 14 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.59%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.45%) Windows CE
15 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (20.35%) Software Engineering
3 433 (19.66%) OO
4 396 (17.98%) Multithreading
5 202 (9.17%) TDD
6 198 (8.99%) Low Latency
7 151 (6.86%) UML
8 132 (5.99%) OOD
8 132 (5.99%) Scrum
9 106 (4.81%) Analytics
10 105 (4.77%) Configuration Management
10 105 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
11 101 (4.59%) OOP
12 76 (3.45%) Project Management
13 62 (2.82%) Risk Management
14 58 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
15 50 (2.27%) DevOps
16 49 (2.23%) Web Development
17 47 (2.13%) Validation
17 47 (2.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 873 (39.65%) Java
2 693 (31.47%) C#
3 556 (25.25%) SQL
4 552 (25.07%) C
5 549 (24.93%) Python
6 243 (11.04%) Perl
7 212 (9.63%) JavaScript
8 136 (6.18%) Shell Script
9 121 (5.50%) Ruby
10 113 (5.13%) Bash Shell
11 97 (4.41%) PHP
12 76 (3.45%) Embedded C++
13 67 (3.04%) Embedded C
14 62 (2.82%) PL/SQL
15 55 (2.50%) VB
16 52 (2.36%) Scala
17 46 (2.09%) VBA
18 44 (2.00%) VC++
19 41 (1.86%) Objective-C
20 34 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 252 (11.44%) Security Cleared
2 249 (11.31%) Degree
3 164 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 78 (3.54%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.59%) PhD
6 14 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.59%) ISEB
8 11 (0.50%) Sun Certification
9 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.23%) CISSP
11 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.18%) MCSA
12 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.14%) HND
13 2 (0.091%) MCTS
13 2 (0.091%) MCITP
13 2 (0.091%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.091%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.091%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.68%) QA
2 12 (0.54%) DO-178B
3 11 (0.50%) ISO 8583
3 11 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.23%) TickIT
4 5 (0.23%) Basel III
5 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.091%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.091%) SLA
7 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.59%) Firmware
3 11 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.41%) Sendmail
4 9 (0.41%) Xen
5 8 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
6 6 (0.27%) Samba
7 5 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.18%) GPFS
8 4 (0.18%) NFS
9 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.091%) vSphere
10 2 (0.091%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.045%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.045%) RACF
11 1 (0.045%) XenServer
11 1 (0.045%) HDFS
11 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (1.32%) Puppet
2 28 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
4 10 (0.45%) Salt
5 9 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
5 9 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
6 7 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.23%) Nagios
8 5 (0.23%) SCOM
8 5 (0.23%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.23%) SCSM
8 5 (0.23%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.18%) yum
10 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.14%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.091%) Opsview
11 2 (0.091%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (0.091%) YaST
11 2 (0.091%) Control-M
Vendors
1 300 (13.62%) Oracle
2 164 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.27%) Sybase
4 41 (1.86%) TIBCO
5 39 (1.77%) VMware
6 32 (1.45%) Google
6 32 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 31 (1.41%) Perforce
8 25 (1.14%) Cisco
9 24 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.00%) ION Trading
11 20 (0.91%) DataSynapse
12 16 (0.73%) IBM
12 16 (0.73%) Adobe
12 16 (0.73%) Sun
13 15 (0.68%) Murex
14 14 (0.64%) Veritas
14 14 (0.64%) Juniper
14 14 (0.64%) Fidessa
15 13 (0.59%) Reuters
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