The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 18 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.25% 1.94% 4.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.30% 7.41% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£411 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -5.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.96% 26.21% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 26
Average daily rate £364 £419 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £27.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £35.00 £36.75
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 Portsmouth

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (71.43%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) AppScan
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SWIFT
5 2 (14.29%) wxWidgets
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) ASN.1
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) MFC
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) Tcl
6 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (7.14%) DB2
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) ATM
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) StarTeam

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 2 (14.29%) ASN.1
2 1 (7.14%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (7.14%) ATM
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) AppScan
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
1 8 (57.14%) Change Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) MFC
1 2 (14.29%) wxWidgets
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) WinForms
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared