The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicester region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank - 21 16
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.84% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.08% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +2.60%
Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 47.29% 40.34% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 16
Average daily rate £290 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £448 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C++
Leicestershire

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 17 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) COM+
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C++ Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) COM+
2 5 (83.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle