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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 22 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.44% 2.14% 4.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 8.82% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.29 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -1.33%
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
70 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.46% 24.20% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 27
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £282 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £461 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 12 September 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 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) UML
3 9 (39.13%) Electronics
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Military
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
6 6 (26.09%) Validation
6 6 (26.09%) C
6 6 (26.09%) STL
6 6 (26.09%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 4 (17.39%) Android
8 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
8 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
8 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Automake
9 3 (13.04%) Open Source
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.04%) Intel
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (13.04%) Automake
3 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Electronics
2 8 (34.78%) Military
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) C++ Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) STL
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
2 2 (8.70%) Qt
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) WebKit
3 1 (4.35%) OpenCL
3 1 (4.35%) DirectCompute
3 1 (4.35%) Android NDK
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) DOM
3 1 (4.35%) XSL
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
1 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.70%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) Interactive TV
4 1 (4.35%) IPTV
4 1 (4.35%) Physics
4 1 (4.35%) W3C
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Android
4 3 (13.04%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) UML
3 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
4 6 (26.09%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 6 (26.09%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Android Development
9 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) C
3 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Intel
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
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