The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 11 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 18 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.16% 1.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.41% 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +19.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +90.47%
C++ Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
145 169 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.97% 90.86% 90.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 115 106
Average daily rate £350 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 17
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (96.55%) Linux
3 26 (89.66%) C
4 24 (82.76%) Perl
4 24 (82.76%) SQL
4 24 (82.76%) Oracle
4 24 (82.76%) STL
4 24 (82.76%) Unix
4 24 (82.76%) Multithreading
4 24 (82.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) STB
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (6.90%) JIRA
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) Twisted
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.90%) Bugzilla
6 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
6 2 (6.90%) Middleware
6 2 (6.90%) DVB
6 2 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DVB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bugzilla
1 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (82.76%) STL
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) Twisted
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ATL
3 1 (3.45%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
1 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (6.90%) STB
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Multithreading
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (89.66%) C
3 24 (82.76%) Perl
3 24 (82.76%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.45%) VC++
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Oracle