The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 15 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.41% - 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.89% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +5.33%
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
36 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 46.15% 16.67% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 7
Average daily rate £325 £225 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -50.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £43.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within 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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle