The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Nottingham 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 31 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.09% 1.94% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 5.94% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate £420 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +2.60%
Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 101 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 34.57% 32.69% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 55 52
Average daily rate £350 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C++
Nottinghamshire

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++
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 24 April 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Java SE
2 9 (81.82%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (81.82%) Fixed Income
2 9 (81.82%) J2EE
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Front Office
4 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
5 2 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Online Games
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (9.09%) WinForms
6 1 (9.09%) Games
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) OO

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) Java SE
1 9 (81.82%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Fixed Income
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Online Games
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA