The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 17 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.22% 6.96% 5.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 25.40% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£301 £600 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.91% +84.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
56 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.73% 27.39% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 19
Average daily rate £350 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 6
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) C
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) UML
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) STL
4 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (23.53%) PhD
6 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
6 3 (17.65%) Fortran
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Electronics
6 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
6 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 3 (17.65%) OpenMP
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Parallel Computing
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.76%) Physics
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 2 (11.76%) IPTV
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) WinForms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
1 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
1 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C++ Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) STL
2 3 (17.65%) OpenMP
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.76%) Physics
2 2 (11.76%) IPTV
2 2 (11.76%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Parallel Computing
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) DRM
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
6 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Fortran
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) PhD
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
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