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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 68 46 71
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 0.97% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 2.84% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£400 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £37.50 £37.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £37.50 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -5.92%
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
354 176 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.40% 34.31% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 93 228
Average daily rate £355 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £9.85 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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++
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 20 October 2014. 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
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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 -1 1 - -
Watford -2 1 - - 4
Royston -6 1 - - 2
St Albans - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 3
Hertford - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) C#
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 11 (50.00%) C
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) WPF
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.64%) Serena
7 2 (9.09%) WinForms
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Subversion
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) 3G
7 2 (9.09%) 2G
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 2 (9.09%) Intel

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.09%) 4G
2 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (9.09%) 3G
2 2 (9.09%) 2G
2 2 (9.09%) LTE
3 1 (4.55%) FCoE
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Ant
1 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
1 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SCM Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) WPF
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) WinForms
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.55%) Swing
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) MFC
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) MVVM
5 2 (9.09%) Memory Management
5 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) C
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Serena
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (4.55%) Nortel
3 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Huawei
3 1 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin