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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 28 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.93% 2.33% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.73% 5.43% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
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£413 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
113 221 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 30.13% 42.91% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 89 53
Average daily rate £325 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +142.42%
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 13 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Fixed Income
5 7 (35.00%) Java SE
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) C
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
9 3 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) MVVM
9 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) Solaris
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) XSD
9 3 (15.00%) XSLT
9 3 (15.00%) Front Office
10 2 (10.00%) SUSE
10 2 (10.00%) Management Information System

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (10.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) J2EE
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) Java SE
2 7 (35.00%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) XSD
5 3 (15.00%) XSLT
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Online Games
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Solaris
2 2 (10.00%) SUSE
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.00%) MVVM
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
5 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle