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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 24 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.16% 3.47% 5.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 11.63% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£344 £241 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.48% -3.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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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
75 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 39.47% 29.86% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 18
Average daily rate £335 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £188 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £22.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.48% -35.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) C
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Xen
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Device Driver
6 5 (29.41%) Games
6 5 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Game Development
8 3 (17.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (17.65%) LTE
8 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
8 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (17.65%) Huawei
8 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (17.65%) 2G
8 3 (17.65%) Nortel
8 3 (17.65%) Ericsson

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) 2G
2 3 (17.65%) LTE
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) SNMP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) 3G
2 3 (17.65%) Telnet
2 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) WSDL
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms
4 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.88%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Device Driver
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) Game Development
3 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Code Coverage
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Process Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Xen
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Huawei
2 3 (17.65%) Nortel
2 3 (17.65%) Ericsson
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (11.76%) Talend
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.76%) Greenplum
4 1 (5.88%) Cadence
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