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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 87 86 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing C++ 1054 1018 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.17% 2.15% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 5.79% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 664 708
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £688 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 102 126
Average hourly rate £38.38 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.97 £32.50 £31.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
18277 17568 15502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.59% 37.15% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12002 11411 9789
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 426 573
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -6 571 £550 -6.38% 321
South East +10 257 £353 +0.71% 200
South West +31 87 £360 +7.46% 90
North West +3 42 £375 +13.20% 32
East of England -5 41 £294 -8.20% 119
East Midlands -1 17 £305 -18.66% 32
West Midlands -12 17 £283 +2.72% 31
Yorkshire -31 14 £300 - 24
North East -11 7 £250 -10.71% 20
South Coast - - - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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++.

1 789 (36.89%) Java
2 784 (36.65%) Linux
3 651 (30.43%) C#
4 546 (25.53%) C
5 531 (24.82%) Python
6 527 (24.64%) SQL
7 523 (24.45%) UNIX
8 466 (21.79%) Software Engineering
9 422 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
10 406 (18.98%) Multithreading
11 400 (18.70%) Finance
12 397 (18.56%) OO
13 379 (17.72%) Windows
14 358 (16.74%) Banking
15 328 (15.33%) .NET
16 317 (14.82%) Front Office
17 275 (12.86%) Security Cleared
18 260 (12.16%) Oracle
19 247 (11.55%) Perl
20 243 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
21 241 (11.27%) Degree
22 233 (10.89%) JavaScript
23 222 (10.38%) Investment Banking
24 216 (10.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 197 (9.21%) HTML
26 191 (8.93%) SC Cleared
27 190 (8.88%) Low Latency
28 178 (8.32%) STL
29 173 (8.09%) Derivative
30 171 (7.99%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (1.96%) Node.js
2 38 (1.78%) IIS
3 36 (1.68%) Apache
4 26 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.47%) JBoss
6 10 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 10 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
9 7 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.23%) Oracle 10gAS
12 4 (0.19%) SAS
12 4 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 66 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.31%) MS Office
3 18 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.65%) Simulink
5 10 (0.47%) Doxygen
6 9 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.33%) MS Project
8 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.19%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.14%) FrameMaker
10 3 (0.14%) Maya
10 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.094%) Stateflow
11 2 (0.094%) SPSS
11 2 (0.094%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.047%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.047%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (0.65%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.28%) Summit
3 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.19%) RMDS
4 4 (0.19%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.094%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.047%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.047%) HFM
7 1 (0.047%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.047%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.047%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.047%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.23%) GitHub
5 4 (0.19%) SaaS
5 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.19%) Route 53
5 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.094%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.047%) PaaS
8 1 (0.047%) IaaS
8 1 (0.047%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 46 (2.15%) Internet
3 44 (2.06%) Firewall
4 36 (1.68%) 3G
5 30 (1.40%) SSL
6 29 (1.36%) HTTP
7 27 (1.26%) DNS
8 24 (1.12%) 4G
9 23 (1.08%) Wireshark
10 22 (1.03%) SAN
11 20 (0.94%) Bluetooth
11 20 (0.94%) 2G
12 18 (0.84%) LTE
12 18 (0.84%) VPN
13 17 (0.79%) GSM
13 17 (0.79%) SMTP
13 17 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (0.79%) Wireless
14 16 (0.75%) Ethernet
14 16 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 88 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 79 (3.69%) Oracle Database
4 61 (2.85%) MySQL
5 51 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 50 (2.34%) Big Data
7 44 (2.06%) Hadoop
8 43 (2.01%) NoSQL
9 36 (1.68%) OLTP
10 28 (1.31%) KDB
11 26 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (1.08%) MongoDB
13 21 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (0.89%) Ingres
15 17 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (0.65%) Redis
17 13 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 166 (7.76%) Subversion
2 110 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 99 (4.63%) Visual Studio
4 97 (4.53%) ClearCase
5 72 (3.37%) NUnit
6 69 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 62 (2.90%) Ant
8 56 (2.62%) JIRA
9 55 (2.57%) GoogleTest
10 53 (2.48%) CppUnit
11 36 (1.68%) ClearQuest
12 33 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 33 (1.54%) Maven
13 32 (1.50%) CruiseControl
14 27 (1.26%) JUnit
15 25 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
16 24 (1.12%) TeamCity
16 24 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (0.89%) Xcode
17 19 (0.89%) Selenium
General
1 400 (18.70%) Finance
2 358 (16.74%) Banking
3 317 (14.82%) Front Office
4 222 (10.38%) Investment Banking
5 69 (3.23%) Electronics
6 52 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.01%) Games
8 23 (1.08%) Law
9 21 (0.98%) Marketing
10 20 (0.94%) Military
10 20 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.84%) Automotive
11 18 (0.84%) Retail
12 15 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.70%) Advertising
13 14 (0.65%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.61%) Back Office
15 10 (0.47%) Legal
16 9 (0.42%) Billing
17 8 (0.37%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1275 (59.61%) Developer
2 572 (26.74%) C++ Developer
3 305 (14.26%) Software Engineer
4 150 (7.01%) Java Developer
5 117 (5.47%) C# Developer
5 117 (5.47%) Software Developer
6 116 (5.42%) Analyst
7 104 (4.86%) Senior Developer
8 88 (4.11%) Architect
9 84 (3.93%) Quantitative Developer
10 67 (3.13%) Programmer
10 67 (3.13%) Python Developer
11 51 (2.38%) .NET Developer
12 46 (2.15%) C++/C# Developer
13 45 (2.10%) C++ Software Engineer
14 43 (2.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 43 (2.01%) C++/Java Developer
15 37 (1.73%) C++ Quantitative Developer
16 35 (1.64%) C Developer
17 34 (1.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (15.33%) .NET
2 197 (9.21%) HTML
3 178 (8.32%) STL
4 160 (7.48%) XML
5 111 (5.19%) Web Services
6 102 (4.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 93 (4.35%) CSS
8 84 (3.93%) Middleware
9 76 (3.55%) Qt
9 76 (3.55%) FIX Protocol
10 59 (2.76%) HTML5
11 55 (2.57%) WPF
12 53 (2.48%) ASP.NET
13 49 (2.29%) OpenGL
14 43 (2.01%) REST
15 42 (1.96%) WCF
16 40 (1.87%) jQuery
16 40 (1.87%) Hibernate
17 38 (1.78%) JSON
18 37 (1.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 243 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 216 (10.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 173 (8.09%) Derivative
4 169 (7.90%) Computer Science
5 151 (7.06%) Fixed Income
6 108 (5.05%) Mathematics
7 94 (4.39%) Equities
8 83 (3.88%) Algorithms
9 59 (2.76%) Client/Server
10 57 (2.66%) Physics
11 55 (2.57%) Open Source
12 47 (2.20%) Grid Computing
13 45 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
14 41 (1.92%) User Experience
15 34 (1.59%) Mobile App
15 34 (1.59%) Management Information System
16 28 (1.31%) Statistics
17 27 (1.26%) Credit Risk
18 24 (1.12%) Data Structures
19 23 (1.08%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 784 (36.65%) Linux
2 523 (24.45%) UNIX
3 379 (17.72%) Windows
4 70 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 61 (2.85%) Solaris
6 60 (2.81%) Android
7 34 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
8 33 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.12%) AIX
10 17 (0.79%) VxWorks
11 16 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.51%) HPUX
13 10 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.47%) CentOS
14 9 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.37%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.33%) NetWare
16 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (21.79%) Software Engineering
2 422 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (18.98%) Multithreading
4 397 (18.56%) OO
5 190 (8.88%) Low Latency
6 171 (7.99%) TDD
7 160 (7.48%) UML
8 144 (6.73%) OOD
8 144 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
9 126 (5.89%) Scrum
10 111 (5.19%) Configuration Management
11 106 (4.96%) OOP
12 104 (4.86%) Analytics
13 81 (3.79%) Project Management
14 72 (3.37%) Electronic Trading
15 70 (3.27%) Unit Testing
16 58 (2.71%) Risk Management
17 54 (2.52%) DevOps
18 45 (2.10%) E-Commerce
18 45 (2.10%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 789 (36.89%) Java
2 651 (30.43%) C#
3 546 (25.53%) C
4 531 (24.82%) Python
5 527 (24.64%) SQL
6 247 (11.55%) Perl
7 233 (10.89%) JavaScript
8 136 (6.36%) Bash Shell
9 132 (6.17%) Shell Script
10 118 (5.52%) Ruby
11 80 (3.74%) Embedded C++
12 74 (3.46%) PHP
13 67 (3.13%) Embedded C
14 64 (2.99%) VB
15 56 (2.62%) PL/SQL
16 52 (2.43%) VBA
17 51 (2.38%) Objective-C
18 34 (1.59%) VC++
19 31 (1.45%) MATLAB
20 29 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 275 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 241 (11.27%) Degree
3 191 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 71 (3.32%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.45%) PhD
6 12 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.47%) ISEB
8 9 (0.42%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.28%) CISSP
10 5 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.094%) OCPJP
14 1 (0.047%) CEH
14 1 (0.047%) MCTS
14 1 (0.047%) MCITP
14 1 (0.047%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.047%) CISA
14 1 (0.047%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (2.90%) QA
2 10 (0.47%) ISO 8583
3 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.23%) TickIT
4 5 (0.23%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.19%) COREP
5 4 (0.19%) FINREP
6 2 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.094%) MiFID
7 1 (0.047%) JTAG
7 1 (0.047%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.047%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.79%) Firmware
3 15 (0.70%) Sendmail
4 12 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.37%) Samba
6 7 (0.33%) GPFS
7 5 (0.23%) Xen
7 5 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.19%) iptables
9 2 (0.094%) vSphere
9 2 (0.094%) NFS
9 2 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.094%) QEMU
9 2 (0.094%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.094%) KVM
9 2 (0.094%) Docker
10 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.047%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 29 (1.36%) Puppet
3 23 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.70%) MIMEsweeper
4 15 (0.70%) MAILsweeper
5 14 (0.65%) BladeLogic
5 14 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.37%) Salt
8 6 (0.28%) Control-M
9 5 (0.23%) SCOM
9 5 (0.23%) SCSM
9 5 (0.23%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.23%) yum
10 4 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.094%) SELinux
11 2 (0.094%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.094%) YaST
11 2 (0.094%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.094%) Nagios
Vendors
1 260 (12.16%) Oracle
2 156 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 87 (4.07%) Sybase
4 63 (2.95%) TIBCO
5 46 (2.15%) VMware
6 37 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 29 (1.36%) ION Trading
8 25 (1.17%) Google
9 23 (1.08%) Perforce
9 23 (1.08%) Cisco
10 21 (0.98%) IBM
11 15 (0.70%) Juniper
11 15 (0.70%) NetApp
11 15 (0.70%) McAfee
11 15 (0.70%) Websense
11 15 (0.70%) Blue Coat
12 13 (0.61%) Splunk
12 13 (0.61%) Veritas
13 12 (0.56%) Hitachi
13 12 (0.56%) Sun
England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: GOOD RATES
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £670.00 - £737.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £850.00 - £935.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago