The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 73 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 2.77% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 9.35% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
240 214 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.73% 29.68% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 115 53
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Milton Keynes region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Milton Keynes region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) HPUX
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Bourne shell
4 2 (22.22%) YaST
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PVCS
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
1 1 (11.11%) ProC
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) HPUX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) SUSE
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) RUP
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) V-Model
2 1 (11.11%) OWASP
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Korn
3 2 (22.22%) Bourne shell
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (22.22%) YaST
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
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