The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 29 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.20% 2.97% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 4.97% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£360 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.33%
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++
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 181 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.51% 59.74% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 99 43
Average daily rate £275 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £356 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 33
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 2 £343 +14.16% 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Coalville - - - -
C++
East Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) JSP
2 5 (41.67%) Struts
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
2 5 (41.67%) WPF
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) WinForms
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) MFC
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) QNX

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) JSP
1 5 (41.67%) Struts
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) XSLT
1 5 (41.67%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) WinForms
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) MFC
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) QNX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 17 days ago