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 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 21 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.10% 4.49% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
64 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 44.76% 51.69% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
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 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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015, 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 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) OOD
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) MFC
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
5 4 (30.77%) Information Management
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Electronics
7 2 (15.38%) Macromedia
7 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
7 2 (15.38%) Delphi
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) Flash
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Data Management
8 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Online Banking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) MFC
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Flash
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) OOD
2 4 (30.77%) Information Management
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
2 2 (15.38%) Delphi
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Macromedia