The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 64 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% 0.19% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 0.71% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £330 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
262 141 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.57% 26.21% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 88 106
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
C++
Buckinghamshire

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 23 April 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 11 (55.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) VC++
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (25.00%) Altera
4 5 (25.00%) RUP
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (20.00%) EFT
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) APACS
5 4 (20.00%) ISO 8583
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) DCOM
6 3 (15.00%) STL
6 3 (15.00%) MFC
6 3 (15.00%) Firmware
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) Easytrieve

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (10.00%) CICS
1 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.00%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) GPRS
1 1 (5.00%) GSM
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Easytrieve
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) DCOM
1 3 (15.00%) STL
1 3 (15.00%) MFC
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) COM
2 2 (10.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (20.00%) EFT
2 4 (20.00%) APACS
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (15.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) OO
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) RUP
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) VC++
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
6 2 (10.00%) JCL
6 2 (10.00%) COBOL
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) REXX
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Altera
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Kofax
5 1 (5.00%) ReadSoft