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 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 17 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.13% 5.00% 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.49% 25.00% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Average daily rate
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£343 £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.72% +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
69 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 35.38% 20.00% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 32
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £284 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +25.92%
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 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 19 December 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 9 (52.94%) UNIX
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) STL
4 6 (35.29%) Electronics
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
4 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (35.29%) C
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
7 3 (17.65%) IPTV
7 3 (17.65%) Subversion
7 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) Physics
7 3 (17.65%) Android
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
1 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) STL
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
3 2 (11.76%) WebKit
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) DOM
4 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) IPTV
3 3 (17.65%) Physics
3 3 (17.65%) DTV
4 2 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.88%) Interactive TV
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.88%) W3C
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Android Development
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) DRM
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Perforce
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