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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 67 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% 0.13% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 0.37% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £210 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% -32.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.29 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.79% -4.00%
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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
197 268 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.23% 35.92% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 137 103
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £36.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) FileNet
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (28.57%) AWD
3 2 (28.57%) Kofax
3 2 (28.57%) ReadSoft
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) EMC Centera
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (28.57%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AWD
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Games Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Games Graphic Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) JPA
1 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EMC Centera
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) RUP
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Kofax
2 2 (28.57%) ReadSoft
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco