The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Middlesex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 20 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.43% 4.31% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.43% 17.24% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £309 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% +9.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.75 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.04% 25.00% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 21
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £296 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
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C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 22 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) UML
4 12 (46.15%) Multithreading
4 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 11 (42.31%) Java
5 11 (42.31%) Electronics
5 11 (42.31%) Military
6 10 (38.46%) Validation
6 10 (38.46%) OO
6 10 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (26.92%) C
7 7 (26.92%) MATLAB
8 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) Android
9 4 (15.38%) Device Driver
9 4 (15.38%) STL
10 3 (11.54%) Debian
10 3 (11.54%) Intel
10 3 (11.54%) Open Source
10 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) Automake
10 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
10 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 2 (7.69%) Marketing
11 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
11 2 (7.69%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (11.54%) Automake
3 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (42.31%) Electronics
1 11 (42.31%) Military
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) STL
2 2 (7.69%) OpenGL
2 2 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) WebKit
3 1 (3.85%) OpenCL
3 1 (3.85%) DirectCompute
3 1 (3.85%) Android NDK
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) DOM
3 1 (3.85%) XSL
3 1 (3.85%) XHTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Device Driver
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.85%) W3C
4 1 (3.85%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Debian
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 13 (50.00%) UML
3 12 (46.15%) Multithreading
4 10 (38.46%) OO
4 10 (38.46%) Validation
5 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) C
2 7 (26.92%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VC++
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Intel
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle