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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 56 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.48% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 2.99% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.36 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
211 167 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.81% 34.58% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 86 103
Average daily rate £361 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 29
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.73 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +34.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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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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 - -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Multithreading
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
5 7 (53.85%) Embedded C++
6 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
6 5 (38.46%) C
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) Electronics
8 3 (23.08%) SQLite
9 2 (15.38%) VC++
10 1 (7.69%) Sun
10 1 (7.69%) Oracle
10 1 (7.69%) Servlets
10 1 (7.69%) UNIX
10 1 (7.69%) Java
10 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (7.69%) Web Development
10 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
10 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQLite
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Embedded C++
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VC++
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Sun