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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South East / Middlesex
Rank 10 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.63% 16.20% 6.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.26% 42.59% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £339 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £391 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.75 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
46 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 34.07% 38.03% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 48
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017, 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 29 (80.56%) C
2 26 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 25 (69.44%) Perl
4 24 (66.67%) SQL
5 21 (58.33%) Java
6 20 (55.56%) Linux
7 18 (50.00%) STL
7 18 (50.00%) Unix
8 14 (38.89%) Multithreading
8 14 (38.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 14 (38.89%) Oracle
9 12 (33.33%) HTTP
10 9 (25.00%) C#
10 9 (25.00%) Ada
11 8 (22.22%) Python
11 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 7 (19.44%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (16.67%) Tcl
13 6 (16.67%) Windows
13 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (16.67%) TDD
13 6 (16.67%) Degree
13 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 5 (13.89%) STB
14 5 (13.89%) Digital TV
14 5 (13.89%) DVB
14 5 (13.89%) Scrum
14 5 (13.89%) HTML
14 5 (13.89%) MPEG
14 5 (13.89%) SOA

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 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) HTTP
2 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) HBase
2 1 (2.78%) Mahout
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Software Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) C++ Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Developer
3 18 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (41.67%) Linux Developer
5 14 (38.89%) Architect
5 14 (38.89%) C++ Software Developer
5 14 (38.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 14 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (38.89%) Linux Software Architect
5 14 (38.89%) Oracle Architect
5 14 (38.89%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (38.89%) Software Architect
5 14 (38.89%) SQL Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) STL
2 14 (38.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) HTML5
3 5 (13.89%) Node.js
3 5 (13.89%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) Cascading
4 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.78%) Qt
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Digital TV
2 5 (13.89%) MPEG
2 5 (13.89%) STB
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) ASIC
3 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Neural Network
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Social Network
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) Multithreading
3 7 (19.44%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) UML
6 4 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (5.56%) SysML
8 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.78%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C
2 25 (69.44%) Perl
3 24 (66.67%) SQL
4 21 (58.33%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) Ada
5 9 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (22.22%) Python
7 6 (16.67%) Tcl
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.78%) R
8 1 (2.78%) Scala
8 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) SaltStack