The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 9 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.55% 15.79% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 33.33% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
C++
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 43.40% 47.37% 62.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 9
Average daily rate £288 £290 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £224 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Doxygen
3 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (40.00%) VHDL
3 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OpenCV
3 2 (40.00%) Kinematics
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Robotics
3 2 (40.00%) Mechatronics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DVB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (40.00%) GCC
2 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (40.00%) OpenCV
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Robotics
2 2 (40.00%) Mechatronics
2 2 (40.00%) VHDL
2 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (20.00%) IPTV
3 1 (20.00%) STB
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) SysML
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Cygwin