The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 2 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 23.08% 5.00% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 50.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
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++
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Programming Languages Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 30.77% 10.00% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the M4 Corridor region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the M4 Corridor region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

C++
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java