The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.37% 4.81% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 8.57% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -28.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.29 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -1.33%
C++
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
105 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 49.76% 56.15% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 80 64
Average daily rate £388 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

C++
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 5 - - 1
Newmarket - - - -
Southwold - - - - 2
Stowmarket - - - - 2
Halesworth - - - -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (66.67%) Electronics
3 5 (41.67%) HND
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) C
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) OOD
3 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) Network Management
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (16.67%) Automotive
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Java Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
2 5 (41.67%) Network Management
2 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
2 5 (41.67%) UML
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) OOD
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) HND
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) Chartered Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared