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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 52 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.78% 0.38% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 0.90% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
276 335 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.03% 42.57% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 218 109
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 15
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £16.00 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.50 £131.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015. 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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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 0 7 £288 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 3
Letchworth - 1 £338 - 1
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (62.07%) C
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Degree
5 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
6 8 (27.59%) UML
7 7 (24.14%) UNIX
7 7 (24.14%) Perl
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (24.14%) Simulink
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
8 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
8 6 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (17.24%) Signal Processing
9 5 (17.24%) 4G
9 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) Java
9 5 (17.24%) MS Office
9 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.24%) Python
9 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
9 5 (17.24%) 3G
9 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
9 5 (17.24%) 2G
9 5 (17.24%) Validation
9 5 (17.24%) Algorithms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) Kinematics
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Simulink
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.90%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (17.24%) 4G
2 5 (17.24%) 3G
2 5 (17.24%) 2G
3 3 (10.34%) LTE
3 3 (10.34%) SNMP
4 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
4 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.90%) Telnet
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) GCC
3 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
3 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Avionics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) RF Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Ada Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.45%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.90%) OpenCV
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) Qt
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.90%) VHDL
4 2 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.90%) Robotics
4 2 (6.90%) Mechatronics
5 1 (3.45%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) UML
3 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
5 5 (17.24%) Validation
5 5 (17.24%) Signal Processing
6 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
7 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Monte Carlo Method
7 3 (10.34%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.90%) SysML
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) Perl
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
5 4 (13.79%) VB
6 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.90%) Ada
7 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.90%) ANSI C
8 1 (3.45%) VB6
8 1 (3.45%) R
8 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Nortel
2 2 (6.90%) Ericsson
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Huawei
2 2 (6.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (3.45%) Perforce
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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