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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 24 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.82% 1.10% 8.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.20% 3.85% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.33%
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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
61 52 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.46% 28.57% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 41
Average daily rate £325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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++
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 May 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 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Games
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) STL
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Game Development
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Test-First Development
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Cadence
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (14.29%) GCC
6 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) IPv6
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) L2TP
2 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) GCC
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.14%) GDB
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
2 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C++ Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) STL
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (7.14%) ActiveX
4 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Animation
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Game Development
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Test-First Development
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cadence
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce