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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 7 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing C++ 28 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.50% 8.82% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.46% 21.69% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 £44.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.98% +1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £44.50 £42.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £44.50 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
89 83 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 39.73% 40.69% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 47 46
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.56 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.73% -23.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 August 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 33 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 32 (62.75%) C
3 30 (58.82%) Unix
4 25 (49.02%) Linux
5 24 (47.06%) Perl
6 22 (43.14%) SQL
6 22 (43.14%) Multithreading
7 21 (41.18%) Oracle
7 21 (41.18%) STL
8 20 (39.22%) Java
8 20 (39.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 9 (17.65%) Programme Management
10 9 (17.65%) MS Project
10 9 (17.65%) UML
11 8 (15.69%) C#
12 7 (13.73%) Ada
13 6 (11.76%) Military
13 6 (11.76%) V-Model
13 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
13 6 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (9.80%) Network Architecture
14 5 (9.80%) Use Case
14 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (9.80%) Windows
14 5 (9.80%) Swing
14 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
14 5 (9.80%) IBM

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 (1.96%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) DHCP
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 4 (7.84%) SNMP
3 2 (3.92%) DVB
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.96%) HBase
1 1 (1.96%) Mahout
1 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.76%) Military
2 4 (7.84%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Software Engineer
2 24 (47.06%) C++ Software Engineer
2 24 (47.06%) Developer
3 22 (43.14%) C++ Developer
4 20 (39.22%) C++ Software Developer
5 19 (37.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 19 (37.25%) Linux Developer
5 19 (37.25%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
6 18 (35.29%) SQL Developer
7 11 (21.57%) Implementation Engineer
8 10 (19.61%) Unix Developer
9 9 (17.65%) Architect
9 9 (17.65%) Linux Software Architect
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle Architect
9 9 (17.65%) Software Architect
9 9 (17.65%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (17.65%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
10 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) STL
2 20 (39.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (9.80%) Swing
4 1 (1.96%) Cascading
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) HTML5
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.96%) Qt
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) ASIC
2 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (7.84%) CESG
4 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.92%) STB
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.96%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) MPEG
6 1 (1.96%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.96%) Physics
6 1 (1.96%) Social Network
6 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Unix
2 25 (49.02%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 22 (43.14%) Multithreading
3 9 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 9 (17.65%) UML
4 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
4 6 (11.76%) V-Model
5 5 (9.80%) Network Architecture
5 5 (9.80%) Use Case
6 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) SysML
7 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.92%) TDD
9 1 (1.96%) Analytics
9 1 (1.96%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.96%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (1.96%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.96%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (1.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) C
2 24 (47.06%) Perl
3 22 (43.14%) SQL
4 20 (39.22%) Java
5 8 (15.69%) C#
6 7 (13.73%) Ada
7 4 (7.84%) Tcl
8 3 (5.88%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.96%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) R
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) IBM