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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 21 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.11% 4.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £381 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.85% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
63 92 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 43.15% 48.68% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 59 40
Average daily rate £300 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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++
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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 6 (66.67%) Qt
2 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 6 (66.67%) QML
3 5 (55.56%) ZigBee
3 5 (55.56%) SQLite
3 5 (55.56%) Doxygen
3 5 (55.56%) Smart Meter
4 2 (22.22%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) SAML
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 5 (55.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQLite
2 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Qt Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) QML
1 6 (66.67%) Qt
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Akka
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
2 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Smart Meter
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
1 1 (11.11%) OO
1 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) TDD
1 1 (11.11%) UML
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree