The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 47 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.58% 1.10% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 3.20% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £49.50 £33.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.76% -9.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
C++
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
174 219 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.47% 34.27% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 109 140
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Hertfordshire region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Hertfordshire region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 7 - -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (66.67%) C
2 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Unix
5 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) MySQL
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) LabWindows
5 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) Classic ASP
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
6 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
6 5 (20.83%) Simulink
6 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (4.17%) Kinematics
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 5 (20.83%) Simulink
3 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (12.50%) 2G
2 3 (12.50%) 3G
2 3 (12.50%) RS-422
3 2 (8.33%) 4G
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) LTE
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) SpaceWire
4 1 (4.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LabVIEW
1 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) GCC
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Avionics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.83%) Classic ASP
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.17%) OpenCV
2 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.17%) QML
2 1 (4.17%) Qt
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.17%) Mechatronics
2 1 (4.17%) Robotics
2 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.33%) Signal Processing
7 2 (8.33%) UML
8 1 (4.17%) CMMI
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Machine Learning
8 1 (4.17%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) SysML
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C
2 8 (33.33%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) VC++
7 1 (4.17%) ANSI C
7 1 (4.17%) R
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Serena
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.17%) Huawei
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.17%) Nortel