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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 64 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.29% 1.37% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 4.23% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £500 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -
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
193 260 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.81% 32.46% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 158 149
Median daily rate £350 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) COBOL
2 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) CICS
2 4 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) REXX
2 4 (50.00%) zOS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Easytrieve
2 4 (50.00%) JCL
2 4 (50.00%) ISPF
2 4 (50.00%) CLIST
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) CICS
1 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Easytrieve
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modeller
4 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) ISPF
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) zOS
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (50.00%) CLIST
1 4 (50.00%) COBOL
1 4 (50.00%) JCL
1 4 (50.00%) REXX
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CA
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) HP