The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 9 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.79% 11.59% 5.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.77% 35.85% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 9
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £342 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £403 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.22%
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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
65 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 44.83% 32.32% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 48
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for C++.

1 28 (63.64%) C
2 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
3 24 (54.55%) Perl
4 22 (50.00%) SQL
5 21 (47.73%) Java
5 21 (47.73%) Unix
6 20 (45.45%) Linux
7 18 (40.91%) STL
8 14 (31.82%) Oracle
9 13 (29.55%) Multithreading
9 13 (29.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (25.00%) C#
10 11 (25.00%) HTTP
11 10 (22.73%) Ada
12 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
12 9 (20.45%) UML
13 8 (18.18%) Python
13 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
14 7 (15.91%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (15.91%) Windows
15 6 (13.64%) Tcl
15 6 (13.64%) Degree
16 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
16 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
16 5 (11.36%) Use Case
16 5 (11.36%) V-Model
16 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
16 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
16 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) HTTP
2 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) DHCP
3 4 (9.09%) DVB
3 4 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.27%) HBase
2 1 (2.27%) Mahout
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (11.36%) Military
2 4 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Software Engineer
2 19 (43.18%) C++ Developer
2 19 (43.18%) Developer
3 18 (40.91%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (31.82%) C++ Software Developer
4 14 (31.82%) Linux Developer
4 14 (31.82%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (29.55%) Architect
5 13 (29.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (29.55%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (29.55%) Linux Software Architect
5 13 (29.55%) Oracle Architect
5 13 (29.55%) Software Architect
5 13 (29.55%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Embedded Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) STL
2 13 (29.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
3 4 (9.09%) Node.js
3 4 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) Cascading
4 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.27%) Qt
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) ASIC
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) CESG
2 4 (9.09%) Digital TV
2 4 (9.09%) MPEG
2 4 (9.09%) STB
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) Neural Network
3 1 (2.27%) Physics
3 1 (2.27%) Social Network
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Unix
2 20 (45.45%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
2 13 (29.55%) Multithreading
3 9 (20.45%) UML
4 7 (15.91%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
5 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
5 5 (11.36%) TDD
5 5 (11.36%) Use Case
5 5 (11.36%) V-Model
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) SOA
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.82%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) SysML
7 3 (6.82%) User Stories
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C
2 24 (54.55%) Perl
3 22 (50.00%) SQL
4 21 (47.73%) Java
5 11 (25.00%) C#
6 10 (22.73%) Ada
7 8 (18.18%) Python
8 6 (13.64%) Tcl
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.27%) R
9 1 (2.27%) Scala
9 1 (2.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) SaltStack