The table below looks at the statistics for CppUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CppUnit over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CppUnit
Rank 584 569 581
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing CppUnit 11 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -43.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £301
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7258 6250 6319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.72% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4640 4003 3619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 132 217
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

CppUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CppUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

CppUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CppUnit
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CppUnit within the UK.

CppUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CppUnit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CppUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CppUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CppUnit
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CppUnit within the UK.

CppUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CppUnit
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CppUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
England -30 5 £325 -0.07%
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

CppUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CppUnit 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 CppUnit.

1 17 (85.00%) GoogleTest
2 12 (60.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) UML
3 11 (55.00%) UNIX
3 11 (55.00%) OOD
3 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (55.00%) Motif
3 11 (55.00%) Ant
3 11 (55.00%) NUnit
3 11 (55.00%) Subversion
3 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (50.00%) Use Case
4 10 (50.00%) ClearCase
5 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
5 9 (45.00%) C++
5 9 (45.00%) Project Management
6 8 (40.00%) RUP
6 8 (40.00%) Rational Rose
6 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Unified Process
7 7 (35.00%) OO
7 7 (35.00%) Memory Management
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio

CppUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CppUnit 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 CppUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) GoogleTest
2 11 (55.00%) Ant
2 11 (55.00%) NUnit
2 11 (55.00%) Subversion
3 10 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 8 (40.00%) Rational Rose
5 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) JUnit
7 1 (5.00%) CodeRush
7 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
7 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Motif
2 6 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (30.00%) STL
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) ATL
3 4 (20.00%) COM+
3 4 (20.00%) DCOM
4 2 (10.00%) OLE DB
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) UML
1 11 (55.00%) OOD
1 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Use Case
3 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
4 8 (40.00%) RUP
4 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Unified Process
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Memory Management
6 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
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