The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 42 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 22 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.99% 2.64% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.94% 7.97% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £201 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.49% -19.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +2.60%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
277 138 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.69% 33.17% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 68 62
Average daily rate £363 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.25% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +14.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.48 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C++
East of England

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Saffron Walden - 6 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 24 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Embedded C++
4 14 (36.84%) C
5 13 (34.21%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
6 12 (31.58%) UNIX
6 12 (31.58%) Embedded C
7 11 (28.95%) XML
7 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 11 (28.95%) Sun Certification
7 11 (28.95%) Sun
7 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
7 11 (28.95%) C#
8 10 (26.32%) HTML
8 10 (26.32%) OOD
8 10 (26.32%) UML
8 10 (26.32%) XSLT
8 10 (26.32%) Web Development
9 9 (23.68%) TDD
9 9 (23.68%) HOOD
9 9 (23.68%) Manufacturing
9 9 (23.68%) JAXB
9 9 (23.68%) Web Services
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) Java EE
10 7 (18.42%) Embedded Linux

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.63%) SNMP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.68%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) XML
2 10 (26.32%) XSLT
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
3 9 (23.68%) JAXB
3 9 (23.68%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) Java EE
5 4 (10.53%) Servlets
6 3 (7.89%) MFC
7 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows
5 3 (7.89%) Windows CE
6 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Web Development
2 10 (26.32%) OOD
2 10 (26.32%) UML
3 9 (23.68%) HOOD
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.63%) System Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Network Management
7 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Embedded C++
3 14 (36.84%) C
4 13 (34.21%) Java
5 12 (31.58%) Embedded C
6 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
6 11 (28.95%) C#
7 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) VBA
9 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Sun Certification
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Sun
3 7 (18.42%) AccuRev
4 2 (5.26%) Allen-Bradley
4 2 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Perforce
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
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