The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 44 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.52% 0.95% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 3.31% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £525 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +125.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
C++
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
122 121 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 31.85% 28.74% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 74 62
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 1 £325 -38.09% 2
C++
East Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) Simulink
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Freescale
4 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) F#
3 1 (16.67%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) MCSD
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Freescale
1 1 (16.67%) Intel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft