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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 20 35 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.14% 1.38% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 5.26% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£360 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.48%
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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
40 57 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.16% 26.27% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 12
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £51.30 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Qt
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) Telnet
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) VectorCAST
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
5 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (11.11%) OO

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Telnet
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (11.11%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) C++ Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Qt
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Ada
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
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