The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Leicestershire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 28 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.32% 1.62% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.42% 3.13% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
138 128 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.85% 51.82% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 34
Average daily rate £275 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
East Midlands

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 1 £325 -7.14% 1
Loughborough - 1 £350 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Lutterworth - - - -
C++
East Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Retail
4 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
4 5 (26.32%) VBScript
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 5 (26.32%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) ISEB
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Use Case
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) QA
5 4 (21.05%) WPF
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) WinForms
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) JSP
6 3 (15.79%) Struts
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) MFC
6 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) XSLT
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (10.53%) Sahi
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) WPF
2 3 (15.79%) WinForms
2 3 (15.79%) MFC
2 3 (15.79%) JSP
2 3 (15.79%) Struts
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSLT
3 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Java EE
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) WF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) VBScript
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) C
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) VC++
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle