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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 33 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.58% - 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
57 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 30.00% 19.74% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 11 8
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £208 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.43 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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++
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 28 November 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) APACS
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) Maya
1 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3D Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) WF
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) APACS
2 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (20.00%) Kinect
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Lua
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO