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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 3 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 33 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.10% 9.22% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.76% 25.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £42.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 - £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 - £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%
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
83 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.49% 36.41% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 38
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £397 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £28.13 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.13 £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £46.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 31 (63.27%) C
1 31 (63.27%) Unix
2 30 (61.22%) Software Engineering
3 26 (53.06%) Linux
4 25 (51.02%) Perl
5 23 (46.94%) Multithreading
6 22 (44.90%) SQL
6 22 (44.90%) Oracle
6 22 (44.90%) STL
7 21 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 15 (30.61%) Java
9 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
10 9 (18.37%) MS Project
11 6 (12.24%) Windows
11 6 (12.24%) Military
11 6 (12.24%) V-Model
11 6 (12.24%) Requirements Management
11 6 (12.24%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (10.20%) Use Case
12 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.20%) CESG
12 5 (10.20%) UML
12 5 (10.20%) C#
12 5 (10.20%) IBM
12 5 (10.20%) Swing
12 5 (10.20%) Firmware
13 4 (8.16%) ASIC
13 4 (8.16%) Tcl

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 9 (18.37%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DHCP
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
1 4 (8.16%) SNMP
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) DVB
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.08%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 6 (12.24%) Military
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Software Engineer
2 26 (53.06%) Developer
3 24 (48.98%) C++ Developer
4 22 (44.90%) C++ Software Developer
4 22 (44.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (40.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 20 (40.82%) Oracle Developer
6 19 (38.78%) Linux Developer
6 19 (38.78%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (38.78%) SQL Developer
7 15 (30.61%) Unix Developer
8 14 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
8 14 (28.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 11 (22.45%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) C++/Java Developer
10 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
10 6 (12.24%) Java Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (12.24%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) STL
2 21 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (10.20%) Swing
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) ATL
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) POCO
5 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) CESG
3 4 (8.16%) ASIC
3 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (6.12%) STB
5 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.04%) Digital TV
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) MPEG
6 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Unix
2 26 (53.06%) Linux
3 6 (12.24%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) Multithreading
3 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
4 6 (12.24%) Requirements Management
4 6 (12.24%) V-Model
5 5 (10.20%) UML
5 5 (10.20%) Use Case
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.08%) CAD
8 2 (4.08%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (2.04%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Memory Management
9 1 (2.04%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.04%) Scrum
9 1 (2.04%) SOA
9 1 (2.04%) TDD
9 1 (2.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C
2 25 (51.02%) Perl
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) Ada
6 4 (8.16%) Tcl
7 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) EMC