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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 27 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.81% - 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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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
41 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.70% 21.82% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 21
Average daily rate £415 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) APACS
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 8583
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Qt
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (12.50%) MSTest
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Kinect
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maya
1 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3D Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Qt
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) WF
2 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) APACS
2 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (12.50%) Kinect
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Lua
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle