The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 31 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.32% 2.46% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.76% 5.65% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 10
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£413 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
C++
Nottinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
116 230 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 29.90% 43.48% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 94 58
Average daily rate £325 £310 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 11 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 7 (38.89%) J2EE
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (27.78%) Java SE
6 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) C
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) WPF
8 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) MVVM
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) Solaris
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) XSD
8 3 (16.67%) XSLT
9 2 (11.11%) Front Office
9 2 (11.11%) SUSE
9 2 (11.11%) SOA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (11.11%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) J2EE
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (27.78%) Java SE
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) WPF
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) XSD
4 3 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Online Games
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) SUSE
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 6 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (16.67%) MVVM
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle