The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.38% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
C++
Buckinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 56.25% 53.33% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 10
Average daily rate £350 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

C++
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

C++
Top 23 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) ATL
2 5 (62.50%) Xcode
2 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) POCO
3 3 (37.50%) QNX
3 3 (37.50%) Telelogic
3 3 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) RS-232
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) C++/CLI
3 3 (37.50%) MFC
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) RS-422

C++
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) RS-232
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Xcode
2 3 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) C++ Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ATL
2 5 (62.50%) POCO
3 3 (37.50%) MFC
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (37.50%) C++/CLI
3 1 (12.50%) C
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) QNX
1 3 (37.50%) Telelogic