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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 7 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.89% 4.35% 8.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.68% 11.27% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £338 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.75 £45.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.17 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +8.10%
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
59 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 39.07% 38.59% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £281 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016, 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 34 (87.18%) C
2 32 (82.05%) Linux
3 30 (76.92%) SQL
4 28 (71.79%) Multithreading
5 26 (66.67%) Oracle
5 26 (66.67%) STL
5 26 (66.67%) Unix
5 26 (66.67%) Perl
5 26 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.95%) Embedded C++
8 6 (15.38%) Embedded C
8 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) SOA
10 3 (7.69%) ClearCase
10 3 (7.69%) Python
10 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.13%) Twisted
11 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
11 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (5.13%) STB
11 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Degree
11 2 (5.13%) JIRA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DVB
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 29 (74.36%) C++ Developer
3 20 (51.28%) Linux Developer
3 20 (51.28%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (46.15%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (46.15%) SQL Developer
4 18 (46.15%) Unix Developer
4 18 (46.15%) Unix Engineer
4 18 (46.15%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 11 (28.21%) C++ Software Developer
6 10 (25.64%) Software Developer
7 9 (23.08%) Software Engineer
8 8 (20.51%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (12.82%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (12.82%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (12.82%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (12.82%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (12.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (10.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (10.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 26 (66.67%) STL
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) Twisted
3 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.13%) STB
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Multithreading
2 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Scrum
4 4 (10.26%) SOA
4 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Analytics
6 1 (2.56%) CAD
6 1 (2.56%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Machine Learning
6 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.56%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.56%) Use Case
6 1 (2.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) C
2 30 (76.92%) SQL
3 26 (66.67%) Perl
4 7 (17.95%) Embedded C++
5 6 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 3 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) EMC
2 1 (2.56%) IBM