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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 8 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 25 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.95% 8.25% 7.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.86% 25.81% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
81 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 41.97% 31.96% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 25
Median daily rate £360 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £396 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £45.50 £36.56 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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++
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 29 June 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 34 (75.56%) C
2 31 (68.89%) Unix
3 28 (62.22%) Linux
4 27 (60.00%) Perl
4 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 26 (57.78%) Multithreading
6 25 (55.56%) SQL
7 24 (53.33%) Oracle
7 24 (53.33%) STL
8 23 (51.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 13 (28.89%) Java
10 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.56%) MS Project
11 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
12 5 (11.11%) Windows
12 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
12 5 (11.11%) Swing
13 4 (8.89%) HTTP
13 4 (8.89%) Tcl
13 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (8.89%) Embedded Software Development
14 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
14 3 (6.67%) STB
14 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
14 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
14 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
14 3 (6.67%) DVB
14 3 (6.67%) Ada
14 3 (6.67%) C#

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:

Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Project
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) DVB
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 26 (57.78%) C++ Developer
3 25 (55.56%) Software Engineer
4 22 (48.89%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (46.67%) Linux Developer
5 21 (46.67%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (46.67%) SQL Developer
6 20 (44.44%) C++ Software Developer
6 20 (44.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 19 (42.22%) Unix Developer
8 18 (40.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 18 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
8 18 (40.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 9 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (13.33%) C++/Java Developer
10 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
10 6 (13.33%) Java Engineer
10 6 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) STL
2 23 (51.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (11.11%) Swing
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) ATL
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) POCO
5 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.67%) STB
4 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) MPEG
5 1 (2.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Unix
2 28 (62.22%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (57.78%) Multithreading
3 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.44%) CAD
6 2 (4.44%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.44%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) SOA
6 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) V-Model
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.22%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) TDD
7 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.22%) Use Case
7 1 (2.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) C
2 27 (60.00%) Perl
3 25 (55.56%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 4 (8.89%) Tcl
7 3 (6.67%) Ada
7 3 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) EMC
2 1 (2.22%) IBM