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 2 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CppUnit
Rank 577 567 520
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -47
Contract jobs citing CppUnit 17 10 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.15% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 28
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +4.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £272 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £306 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.83% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -

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
6928 6721 5114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.85% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4553 4328 3195
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 149 148
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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
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 2 June 2015. 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
Hampshire +9 17 £305 +1.83%
South East -4 17 £305 +1.83%
England -5 17 £305 +1.83% 6
Hook -13 5 £310 +3.50%

CppUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
1 48 (100.00%) Subversion
2 42 (87.50%) NUnit
2 42 (87.50%) GoogleTest
2 42 (87.50%) UNIX
2 42 (87.50%) C
2 42 (87.50%) ClearCase
2 42 (87.50%) Configuration Management
3 39 (81.25%) UML
4 37 (77.08%) Ant
4 37 (77.08%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
6 35 (72.92%) C++
6 35 (72.92%) OOD
7 32 (66.67%) Software Engineering
8 31 (64.58%) SC Cleared
9 29 (60.42%) OO
10 27 (56.25%) Multithreading
10 27 (56.25%) Memory Management
11 26 (54.17%) Integration Testing
11 26 (54.17%) Use Case
12 24 (50.00%) Derivative
12 24 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
13 21 (43.75%) Motif
14 20 (41.67%) Project Management
15 18 (37.50%) Unit Testing
16 17 (35.42%) Rational Rose
16 17 (35.42%) Unified Process
16 17 (35.42%) RUP
17 14 (29.17%) Python

CppUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (14.58%) Ingres
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (100.00%) Subversion
2 42 (87.50%) NUnit
2 42 (87.50%) GoogleTest
2 42 (87.50%) ClearCase
3 37 (77.08%) Ant
4 17 (35.42%) Rational Rose
5 12 (25.00%) CruiseControl
6 7 (14.58%) ClearQuest
7 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
1 6 (12.50%) Banking
1 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) C Developer
3 9 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) Motif
2 13 (27.08%) XML
3 7 (14.58%) wxWidgets
4 6 (12.50%) STL
4 6 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 37 (77.08%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (50.00%) Derivative
3 6 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (87.50%) UNIX
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 39 (81.25%) UML
3 35 (72.92%) OOD
4 32 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 29 (60.42%) OO
6 27 (56.25%) Multithreading
6 27 (56.25%) Memory Management
7 26 (54.17%) Integration Testing
7 26 (54.17%) Use Case
8 24 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
9 20 (41.67%) Project Management
10 18 (37.50%) Unit Testing
11 17 (35.42%) Unified Process
11 17 (35.42%) RUP
12 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (14.58%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
15 5 (10.42%) Web Application Development
16 3 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
16 3 (6.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) C
2 35 (72.92%) C++
3 14 (29.17%) Python
4 13 (27.08%) SQL
5 10 (20.83%) Java
6 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (64.58%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Sybase
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat