The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Guildford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 17 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.62% 9.20% 11.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 17.86% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£388 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.31% 51.53% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 25
Average daily rate £363 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 12
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 10 (76.92%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) MySQL
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) ETL
3 7 (53.85%) Nortel
3 7 (53.85%) Ericsson
3 7 (53.85%) SNMP
3 7 (53.85%) Telnet
3 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (53.85%) Huawei
3 7 (53.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (53.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (53.85%) Talend
4 6 (46.15%) Greenplum
4 6 (46.15%) 2G
4 6 (46.15%) 3G
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) J2EE
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
5 5 (38.46%) 4G
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Games
6 4 (30.77%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SNMP
1 7 (53.85%) Telnet
1 7 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (46.15%) 2G
2 6 (46.15%) 3G
3 5 (38.46%) 4G
4 2 (15.38%) LTE
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
2 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (15.38%) RSpec
2 2 (15.38%) Capybara
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (30.77%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Direct3D
4 1 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Game Development
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) Nortel
1 7 (53.85%) Ericsson
1 7 (53.85%) Huawei
1 7 (53.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 7 (53.85%) Talend
2 6 (46.15%) Greenplum
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Perforce
4 2 (15.38%) Business Objects