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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 15 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.30% 5.19% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 9.59% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £240 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.65% -39.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
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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
52 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.94% 54.07% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 22
Average daily rate £325 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) ETL
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) Nortel
4 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
4 4 (40.00%) 3G
4 4 (40.00%) Telnet
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) 2G
4 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (40.00%) Huawei
4 4 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (40.00%) Talend
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) LTE
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SNMP
1 4 (40.00%) 3G
1 4 (40.00%) Telnet
1 4 (40.00%) 2G
1 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (30.00%) LTE
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (20.00%) RSpec
2 2 (20.00%) Capybara
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) WSDL
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Direct3D
4 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Flash
4 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Nortel
1 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (40.00%) Huawei
1 4 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (40.00%) Talend
2 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Perforce
3 2 (20.00%) Greenplum