The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 44 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.36% 1.56% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 4.19% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
C++
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
193 167 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.62% 37.19% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 88 120
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 35
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.85 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Essex region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Essex

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Essex region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

C++
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chelmsford -2 2 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 15 (71.43%) Java
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) PL/SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Unix
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) AccuRev
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
7 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 5 (23.81%) Sun
7 5 (23.81%) Sun Certification
8 4 (19.05%) SAML
8 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
8 4 (19.05%) B2C
8 4 (19.05%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (19.05%) JBoss
8 4 (19.05%) XHTML
8 4 (19.05%) CRM
8 4 (19.05%) Ant
8 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
8 4 (19.05%) Solaris
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) SOAP
8 4 (19.05%) Struts

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (19.05%) GlassFish
1 4 (19.05%) JBoss
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) AccuRev
2 4 (19.05%) Ant
2 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Automotive
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL Developer
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Developer
4 7 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 7 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Applications Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C++ Applications Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Unix Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Specialist
8 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (19.05%) Ajax
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) EclipseLink
2 4 (19.05%) Ext JS
2 4 (19.05%) Java SE
2 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
2 4 (19.05%) JPA
2 4 (19.05%) JSR 170
2 4 (19.05%) OSGi
2 4 (19.05%) SAML
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 4 (19.05%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Struts
2 4 (19.05%) TopLink
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) XHTML
2 4 (19.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (9.52%) Biology
3 2 (9.52%) CAN bus
3 2 (9.52%) Chemistry
3 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) Physics
3 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Unix
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Web Development
2 4 (19.05%) B2C
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Information Management
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
2 4 (19.05%) User Stories
3 2 (9.52%) 3D Rendering
3 2 (9.52%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Image Processing
3 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Discovery
3 2 (9.52%) Microscopy
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) PL/SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) ANSI C
5 2 (9.52%) C
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Sun Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PhD
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) JTAG
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Sun
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft