The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.74% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +5.33%
C++
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.66% 23.89% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 17
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +230.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Luton

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Qt
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) BeagleBone
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Telnet
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Telnet
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior C++ Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Qt
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) IBM