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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 28 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.62% 2.20% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 4.12% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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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
55 97 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 34.16% 53.30% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 82 24
Average daily rate £475 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £30.75 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.34% +102.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MFC
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (40.00%) Information Management
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Qt
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) MFC
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared