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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 54 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.86% 1.63% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 5.46% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Average daily rate £523 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £335 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.34 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.00%
C++
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
257 238 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.71% 29.90% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 121 137
Average daily rate £355 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £24.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.20% -35.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016, 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) COBOL
2 13 (50.00%) CICS
2 13 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 13 (50.00%) REXX
2 13 (50.00%) JCL
3 12 (46.15%) CA
4 10 (38.46%) IBM
4 10 (38.46%) zOS
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (38.46%) Easytrieve
4 10 (38.46%) MQSeries
4 10 (38.46%) ISPF
4 10 (38.46%) CLIST
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 9 (34.62%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 7 (26.92%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) C
9 5 (19.23%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
10 4 (15.38%) Android
10 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
10 4 (15.38%) Android Development
10 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
10 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
10 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (50.00%) CICS
2 10 (38.46%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Easytrieve
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Architect
6 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Data Scientist
8 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Information Systems Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.85%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) ISPF
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Device Driver
2 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) VSAM
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (38.46%) zOS
3 4 (15.38%) Android
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Android Development
3 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
3 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 4 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 13 (50.00%) COBOL
1 13 (50.00%) JCL
1 13 (50.00%) REXX
2 10 (38.46%) CLIST
3 9 (34.62%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) C
5 5 (19.23%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) Objective-C
6 4 (15.38%) VBA
7 3 (11.54%) Perl
8 2 (7.69%) SQL
9 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.85%) R
9 1 (3.85%) VB
9 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) CA
2 10 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Micro Focus