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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 25 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hook 7.31% 5.84% 7.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.20% 17.02% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
Average daily rate
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£305 £306 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +4.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £295 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £394 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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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
93 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hook 42.47% 34.31% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 32
Average daily rate £323 £340 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £378 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) UNIX
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 22 (91.67%) ClearCase
3 18 (75.00%) UML
3 18 (75.00%) C
3 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (70.83%) CppUnit
4 17 (70.83%) GoogleTest
4 17 (70.83%) NUnit
4 17 (70.83%) CruiseControl
4 17 (70.83%) Subversion
4 17 (70.83%) Python
4 17 (70.83%) ClearQuest
4 17 (70.83%) Configuration Management
5 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
6 14 (58.33%) Motif
6 14 (58.33%) OOD
7 13 (54.17%) Ingres
7 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (54.17%) SQL
7 13 (54.17%) Ant
7 13 (54.17%) XML
7 13 (54.17%) wxWidgets
8 12 (50.00%) Use Case
9 9 (37.50%) Windows
9 9 (37.50%) OO
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hook by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Ingres
1 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (91.67%) ClearCase
2 17 (70.83%) CppUnit
2 17 (70.83%) GoogleTest
2 17 (70.83%) NUnit
2 17 (70.83%) CruiseControl
2 17 (70.83%) Subversion
2 17 (70.83%) ClearQuest
3 13 (54.17%) Ant
4 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 4 (16.67%) C Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Build Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Motif
2 13 (54.17%) XML
2 13 (54.17%) wxWidgets
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) UNIX
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) UML
2 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (70.83%) Configuration Management
3 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (58.33%) OOD
4 12 (50.00%) Use Case
5 9 (37.50%) OO
6 8 (33.33%) Project Management
6 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
6 8 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 8 (33.33%) Memory Management
6 8 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Workflow
7 4 (16.67%) Change Control
7 4 (16.67%) Workflow Management
7 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C
2 17 (70.83%) Python
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat