The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hook region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 12 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hook 12.03% 6.67% 5.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.19% 16.48% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 8
Average daily rate £295 £310 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £391 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.34 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.00%
C++
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Hook
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 91 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hook 27.22% 40.44% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 70 43
Average daily rate £300 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.12% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Hook

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Hook

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Hook

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Hook

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Hook

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Hook region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Hook

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Hook

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Hook

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hook

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hook 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 25 (83.33%) Linux
1 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 24 (80.00%) UML
2 24 (80.00%) C
2 24 (80.00%) OOD
3 23 (76.67%) Configuration Management
4 22 (73.33%) Unix
5 21 (70.00%) ClearCase
5 21 (70.00%) OO
5 21 (70.00%) Ant
5 21 (70.00%) Subversion
5 21 (70.00%) NUnit
5 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (70.00%) CppUnit
5 21 (70.00%) GoogleTest
5 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
6 19 (63.33%) Python
7 18 (60.00%) Project Management
8 17 (56.67%) Multithreading
9 16 (53.33%) Use Case
9 16 (53.33%) Unit Testing
9 16 (53.33%) Integration Testing
9 16 (53.33%) Memory Management
10 15 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
10 15 (50.00%) Derivative
10 15 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (26.67%) SQL
12 7 (23.33%) Motif
13 6 (20.00%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hook by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hook 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 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Ingres
1 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Ant
1 21 (70.00%) ClearCase
1 21 (70.00%) CppUnit
1 21 (70.00%) GoogleTest
1 21 (70.00%) NUnit
1 21 (70.00%) Subversion
2 5 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 5 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 2 (6.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) C Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Motif
2 6 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) wxWidgets
4 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (50.00%) Derivative
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Economics
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 24 (80.00%) OOD
2 24 (80.00%) UML
3 23 (76.67%) Configuration Management
4 21 (70.00%) OO
5 18 (60.00%) Project Management
6 17 (56.67%) Multithreading
7 16 (53.33%) Integration Testing
7 16 (53.33%) Memory Management
7 16 (53.33%) Unit Testing
7 16 (53.33%) Use Case
8 15 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
11 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (6.67%) MVC
11 2 (6.67%) SDLC
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C
2 19 (63.33%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Ada
6 1 (3.33%) Ada 83
6 1 (3.33%) Ada 95
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Lumension
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle