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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 21 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.61% 5.11% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.08% 16.07% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£375 £295 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
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
71 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.72% 31.82% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 18
Average daily rate £350 £295 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £243 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £421 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 2 March 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 2 March 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 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) C
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) Games
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 6 (27.27%) Game Development
5 6 (27.27%) Device Driver
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Xen
7 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) STL
7 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) SOA
8 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.64%) Python
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Test-First Development
8 3 (13.64%) Cadence
8 3 (13.64%) Unreal Engine

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) 2G
2 2 (9.09%) LTE
2 2 (9.09%) Telnet
2 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) SNMP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) L2TP
3 1 (4.55%) IPv6
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Valgrind
1 1 (4.55%) GCC
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (36.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) STL
2 3 (13.64%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) WinForms
4 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Device Driver
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Game Development
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Test-First Development
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Code Coverage
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Xen
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Cadence
4 2 (9.09%) Huawei
4 2 (9.09%) Greenplum
4 2 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (9.09%) Nortel
4 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.55%) Perforce
5 1 (4.55%) Talend
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