The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 12 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.06% 6.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 13.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £365 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.75 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -0.63%
C++
West Sussex

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

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 36.36% 46.15% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 1
Median daily rate £440 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

C++
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree