The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 18 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.44% - 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£381 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
C++
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
89 95 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 49.44% 46.57% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 23
Average daily rate £300 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 Leicester

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

C++
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) ZigBee
1 6 (60.00%) Qt
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
1 6 (60.00%) QML
2 5 (50.00%) SQLite
2 5 (50.00%) Doxygen
3 4 (40.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) ATL
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
6 1 (10.00%) QNX
6 1 (10.00%) VMware

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (50.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (60.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Qt Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C++ Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Qt
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
1 6 (60.00%) QML
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) QNX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware