The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.64% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £382 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.88%
C++
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 37.23% 24.43% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £26.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) RSpec
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
1 4 (40.00%) RSpec
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (40.00%) BDD
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP