The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Middlesex region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 17 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.48% 6.41% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.93% 23.81% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +5.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
67 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.04% 26.92% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 17
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £272 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
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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 11 July 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 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) UML
4 14 (46.67%) Java
4 14 (46.67%) Electronics
5 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
5 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Military
7 11 (36.67%) Validation
7 11 (36.67%) OO
8 10 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 9 (30.00%) C
10 8 (26.67%) MATLAB
11 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 6 (20.00%) Degree
11 6 (20.00%) Android
12 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
13 4 (13.33%) STL
13 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
13 4 (13.33%) Open Source
13 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
14 3 (10.00%) Automake
14 3 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (10.00%) Debian
14 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 3 (10.00%) Marketing
14 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
14 3 (10.00%) UNIX
14 3 (10.00%) Intel

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (10.00%) Automake
3 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 14 (46.67%) Electronics
2 12 (40.00%) Military
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.33%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) STL
2 2 (6.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (6.67%) Qt
2 2 (6.67%) Android NDK
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) WebKit
3 1 (3.33%) OpenCL
3 1 (3.33%) DirectCompute
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) DOM
3 1 (3.33%) XSL
3 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
2 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.33%) W3C
5 1 (3.33%) Handset
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.33%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Debian
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (50.00%) UML
3 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
4 11 (36.67%) OO
4 11 (36.67%) Validation
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) Android Development
8 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.33%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
9 1 (3.33%) B2B
9 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.33%) Project Management
9 1 (3.33%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.33%) System Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) C
3 8 (26.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VC++
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Intel
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Perforce