The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 18 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.62% 2.38% 7.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.39% 4.55% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
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£375 £240 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.08% -39.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
C++
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.40% 52.38% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 19
Average daily rate £388 £289 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.19% -27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £179 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) C
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (28.57%) LTE
5 4 (28.57%) Huawei
5 4 (28.57%) Telnet
5 4 (28.57%) 2G
5 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (28.57%) Games
5 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) 3G
5 4 (28.57%) Nortel
5 4 (28.57%) Ericsson
5 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) SNMP
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (28.57%) LTE
1 4 (28.57%) Telnet
1 4 (28.57%) 2G
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) 3G
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Capybara
2 2 (14.29%) RSpec
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Game Development
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Code Coverage
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Process Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (28.57%) Huawei
2 4 (28.57%) Nortel
2 4 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 3 (21.43%) Talend
4 2 (14.29%) Greenplum
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Perforce