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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 18 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.27% 5.81% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 9.38% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
44 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 33.33% 61.94% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 27
Average daily rate £275 £275 £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 21
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (20.00%) QNX

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) Struts
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) QNX
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