The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 July 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 North East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 45 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.86% 0.60% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 2.38% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £318 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £380 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
230 84 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.75% 25.07% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 37 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 8
Average hourly rate £23.88 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
England

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the North East

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

C++
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 6 £390 -1.26% 19
Durham -1 4 £250 +4.16%
Northumberland - - - - 1
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 24 (82.76%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) UNIX
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle
6 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 9 (31.03%) C
7 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
7 9 (31.03%) COBOL
7 9 (31.03%) SAS
7 9 (31.03%) PL/1
7 9 (31.03%) Curam
7 9 (31.03%) Problem Management
7 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
8 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) Ruby
11 5 (17.24%) TDD
11 5 (17.24%) Python
12 4 (13.79%) MySQL
12 4 (13.79%) HTTP
12 4 (13.79%) OOP
12 4 (13.79%) OO
12 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.79%) PHP
12 4 (13.79%) SOAP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (31.03%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) Intranet
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
1 4 (13.79%) StarTeam
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) PHPUnit
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) JSON
2 4 (13.79%) REST
2 4 (13.79%) YAML
2 4 (13.79%) MooTools
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) Symfony
3 2 (6.90%) JMS
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Problem Management
1 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
2 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) C
4 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
4 9 (31.03%) COBOL
4 9 (31.03%) PL/1
5 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 5 (17.24%) Python
6 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 4 (13.79%) PHP5
7 2 (6.90%) Scala
8 1 (3.45%) VBScript
8 1 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Curam
3 4 (13.79%) Borland
4 2 (6.90%) SAP