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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 88 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 1086 1549 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.13% 3.18% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 8.06% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 958 825
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 119 201
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 £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
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
19036 19218 19901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.49% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12286 12255 12124
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £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 380 524 730
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 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 22 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 22 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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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 -22 666 £550 +3.77% 280
South East -42 160 £350 +6.06% 131
South West -16 70 £360 +10.76% 83
North West +22 50 £476 +58.75% 32
East of England -54 49 £375 +25.00% 116
East Midlands +12 28 £393 +12.14% 26
Yorkshire -8 20 £320 +6.66% 23
West Midlands -28 19 £350 - 20
North East -6 15 £275 -13.38% 18
Midlands +2 2 - - 2
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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++.

1 829 (38.67%) Java
2 709 (33.07%) Linux
3 672 (31.34%) C#
4 555 (25.89%) C
5 536 (25.00%) SQL
6 524 (24.44%) Python
7 444 (20.71%) Software Engineering
8 432 (20.15%) UNIX
9 388 (18.10%) OO
10 372 (17.35%) Windows
11 370 (17.26%) Finance
12 322 (15.02%) Degree
13 319 (14.88%) Banking
14 309 (14.41%) Front Office
15 307 (14.32%) Multithreading
16 278 (12.97%) Oracle
17 272 (12.69%) .NET
18 268 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
19 237 (11.05%) TDD
20 224 (10.45%) JavaScript
21 219 (10.21%) Perl
22 216 (10.07%) XML
23 196 (9.14%) Investment Banking
23 196 (9.14%) Computer Science
24 195 (9.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 189 (8.82%) SQL Server
26 173 (8.07%) Fixed Income
27 168 (7.84%) STL
28 165 (7.70%) HTML
29 161 (7.51%) Low Latency

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 39 (1.82%) Apache
2 33 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 28 (1.31%) Node.js
4 16 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 16 (0.75%) IIS
5 15 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 14 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.61%) MQSeries
8 12 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (0.37%) ColdFusion
9 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.28%) SAS
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.19%) Confluence
13 4 (0.19%) CICS
13 4 (0.19%) CMS
13 4 (0.19%) Moodle
13 4 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 51 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.03%) MS Office
3 8 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.37%) Simulink
3 8 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.28%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.093%) Maya
7 2 (0.093%) GIMP
8 1 (0.047%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.047%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 7 (0.33%) ION MarketView
1 7 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.23%) Summit
3 4 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
3 4 (0.19%) RMDS
3 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.14%) AWD
4 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.093%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.093%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.093%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.047%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.047%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.047%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.42%) Force.com
5 6 (0.28%) GitHub
6 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.23%) SaaS
6 5 (0.23%) PaaS
7 3 (0.14%) IaaS
7 3 (0.14%) Heroku
8 2 (0.093%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 97 (4.52%) TCP/IP
2 62 (2.89%) HTTP
3 28 (1.31%) Internet
4 24 (1.12%) Multicast
4 24 (1.12%) VoIP
5 18 (0.84%) DVB
6 17 (0.79%) DNS
6 17 (0.79%) Ethernet
7 16 (0.75%) Firewall
7 16 (0.75%) LTE
8 15 (0.70%) SAN
9 14 (0.65%) 3G
9 14 (0.65%) Wireless
10 13 (0.61%) SSL
11 12 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (0.56%) ZigBee
12 11 (0.51%) LDAP
12 11 (0.51%) GSM
12 11 (0.51%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 116 (5.41%) MySQL
3 89 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 72 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 53 (2.47%) Big Data
6 48 (2.24%) Oracle Database
7 37 (1.73%) RDBMS
8 35 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 30 (1.40%) KDB
10 29 (1.35%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (0.79%) DB2
15 16 (0.75%) ObjectStore
16 15 (0.70%) Apache Hive
17 11 (0.51%) OLTP
18 8 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 118 (5.50%) Subversion
2 59 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 59 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 43 (2.01%) JIRA
4 39 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 33 (1.54%) Selenium
5 33 (1.54%) JUnit
6 30 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 27 (1.26%) Maven
8 25 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
9 22 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
10 19 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (0.79%) ClearCase
12 15 (0.70%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.70%) Xcode
13 13 (0.61%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.56%) PHPUnit
14 12 (0.56%) ProC
14 12 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 12 (0.56%) NetBeans
General
1 370 (17.26%) Finance
2 319 (14.88%) Banking
3 309 (14.41%) Front Office
4 196 (9.14%) Investment Banking
5 74 (3.45%) Electronics
6 63 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 53 (2.47%) Retail
8 52 (2.43%) Games
9 32 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.12%) Back Office
12 22 (1.03%) Marketing
13 20 (0.93%) Aerospace
14 17 (0.79%) Automotive
15 15 (0.70%) Military
16 10 (0.47%) Law
17 8 (0.37%) Publishing
18 7 (0.33%) Legal
19 6 (0.28%) Advertising
19 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1347 (62.83%) Developer
2 564 (26.31%) C++ Developer
3 309 (14.41%) Software Engineer
4 146 (6.81%) Java Developer
5 130 (6.06%) Python Developer
6 124 (5.78%) Analyst
7 115 (5.36%) Quantitative Developer
8 113 (5.27%) C# Developer
9 82 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 81 (3.78%) Software Developer
11 80 (3.73%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 67 (3.13%) Architect
13 57 (2.66%) C++ Software Engineer
14 49 (2.29%) Programmer
15 40 (1.87%) Front Office Developer
16 39 (1.82%) Consultant
16 39 (1.82%) C++/C# Developer
17 38 (1.77%) iOS Developer
18 36 (1.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 35 (1.63%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (12.69%) .NET
2 216 (10.07%) XML
3 168 (7.84%) STL
4 165 (7.70%) HTML
5 153 (7.14%) Web Services
6 119 (5.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 90 (4.20%) CSS
8 75 (3.50%) WPF
9 71 (3.31%) Spring
10 69 (3.22%) JSON
10 69 (3.22%) jQuery
11 61 (2.85%) Qt
12 60 (2.80%) WCF
13 58 (2.71%) FIX Protocol
14 54 (2.52%) Middleware
14 54 (2.52%) HTML5
15 52 (2.43%) XSLT
15 52 (2.43%) J2EE
16 48 (2.24%) Django
17 46 (2.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 196 (9.14%) Computer Science
2 195 (9.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 173 (8.07%) Fixed Income
4 151 (7.04%) Derivative
5 111 (5.18%) Open Source
6 101 (4.71%) Mathematics
7 89 (4.15%) Embedded Systems
8 55 (2.57%) Credit Risk
9 53 (2.47%) Equities
10 50 (2.33%) Physics
11 39 (1.82%) Device Driver
12 35 (1.63%) Statistics
13 34 (1.59%) Mobile App
14 33 (1.54%) Market Risk
14 33 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
14 33 (1.54%) Grid Computing
15 32 (1.49%) DTV
15 32 (1.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 31 (1.45%) Social Media
17 30 (1.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 709 (33.07%) Linux
2 432 (20.15%) UNIX
3 372 (17.35%) Windows
4 87 (4.06%) Android
5 79 (3.68%) Apple iOS
6 56 (2.61%) Solaris
7 41 (1.91%) Embedded Linux
8 27 (1.26%) AIX
9 16 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 16 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
12 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
13 12 (0.56%) Windows CE
13 12 (0.56%) VxWorks
13 12 (0.56%) Debian
14 11 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (20.71%) Software Engineering
2 388 (18.10%) OO
3 307 (14.32%) Multithreading
4 268 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (11.05%) TDD
6 161 (7.51%) Low Latency
7 160 (7.46%) Analytics
8 134 (6.25%) Scrum
9 114 (5.32%) UML
10 103 (4.80%) OOP
11 102 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 96 (4.48%) Risk Management
13 91 (4.24%) OOD
14 83 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
15 70 (3.26%) Configuration Management
16 66 (3.08%) BDD
17 59 (2.75%) Validation
18 57 (2.66%) Electronic Trading
19 51 (2.38%) MVC
20 50 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 829 (38.67%) Java
2 672 (31.34%) C#
3 555 (25.89%) C
4 536 (25.00%) SQL
5 524 (24.44%) Python
6 224 (10.45%) JavaScript
7 219 (10.21%) Perl
8 141 (6.58%) Ruby
9 129 (6.02%) Shell Script
10 127 (5.92%) PHP
11 116 (5.41%) Scala
12 67 (3.13%) Embedded C
13 58 (2.71%) VBA
14 56 (2.61%) VB
15 53 (2.47%) Embedded C++
16 50 (2.33%) Bash Shell
17 48 (2.24%) Objective-C
18 37 (1.73%) VC++
18 37 (1.73%) MATLAB
19 36 (1.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 322 (15.02%) Degree
2 122 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 63 (2.94%) PhD
5 32 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 19 (0.89%) ISEB
7 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.47%) MCSE
10 7 (0.33%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.28%) CCNA
11 6 (0.28%) HND
11 6 (0.28%) MBA
11 6 (0.28%) MCTS
11 6 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (0.23%) CCVP
12 5 (0.23%) MCSD
12 5 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.05%) QA
2 8 (0.37%) Basel III
3 7 (0.33%) ISO 8583
3 7 (0.33%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.23%) CRD IV
4 5 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.14%) EMIR
7 2 (0.093%) ISO 9002
7 2 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.093%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.093%) JTAG
8 1 (0.047%) DICOM
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 12 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.33%) GPFS
3 6 (0.28%) Varnish
3 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.19%) NFS
5 3 (0.14%) Xen
5 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.14%) KVM
6 2 (0.093%) HDFS
6 2 (0.093%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.047%) qmail
7 1 (0.047%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.047%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.047%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.047%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.047%) Snort
7 1 (0.047%) Nmap
7 1 (0.047%) Squid
7 1 (0.047%) RACF
Systems Management
1 32 (1.49%) Puppet
2 19 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
4 12 (0.56%) Salt
5 9 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.37%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.23%) Nagios
8 4 (0.19%) Control-M
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (0.14%) nmon
10 2 (0.093%) Oozie
10 2 (0.093%) YUM
10 2 (0.093%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.093%) Nessus
10 2 (0.093%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.093%) SCCM
11 1 (0.047%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.047%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.047%) Cacti
11 1 (0.047%) WMI
Vendors
1 278 (12.97%) Oracle
2 101 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 78 (3.64%) Sybase
4 30 (1.40%) Perforce
5 27 (1.26%) TIBCO
5 27 (1.26%) IBM
6 21 (0.98%) ION Trading
7 19 (0.89%) Google
7 19 (0.89%) HP
8 18 (0.84%) Adobe
8 18 (0.84%) VMware
9 16 (0.75%) SAP
10 15 (0.70%) Bloomberg
10 15 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.65%) Cisco
12 12 (0.56%) Veritas
12 12 (0.56%) JBoss
13 11 (0.51%) DataSynapse
13 11 (0.51%) Sun
13 11 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
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