The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 17 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.39% 9.20% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 15.38% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £256 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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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 Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 52 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 49.12% 59.77% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 60
Average daily rate £375 £390 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (72.73%) Electronics
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) HND
3 5 (45.45%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Network Management
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
5 2 (18.18%) Automotive
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

General
1 8 (72.73%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 2 (18.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Java Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) OOD
2 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
2 5 (45.45%) Network Management
2 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Information Assurance
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) HND
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) Chartered Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared