The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Stevenage 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 2 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 19.44% 2.17% 10.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.89% 4.35% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£330 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 50.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Average daily rate £300 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £353 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

C++
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Serena
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Serena