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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank - 31 30
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.92% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.79% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.80%
C++
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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 Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 132 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.85% 50.57% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 106 49
Average daily rate £450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.75% +140.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) MFC
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Qt
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematica
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) CUDA
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) R
4 1 (20.00%) GLSL
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) QML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) MFC
2 2 (40.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) QML
3 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) CUDA
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (20.00%) R
1 1 (20.00%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared