The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 46 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.54% 1.59% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 3.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.26%
C++
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
187 121 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.95% 48.21% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 65 44
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -17.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Kent

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

C++
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Qt
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Qt Creator
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) QML
2 1 (33.33%) Modbus
2 1 (33.33%) Xbox
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (33.33%) Unicast
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Modbus
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Unicast
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Games Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Games Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) QML
1 1 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (33.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree