The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 29 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.03% 1.89% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.83% 6.12% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
C++
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
93 98 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 25.62% 30.91% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 36
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 2
Average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £20.43 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Warwick -4 2 £306 -5.76% 3
Leamington Spa - - - -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 9 (56.25%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Automotive
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Games
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 3 (18.75%) Simulink
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Game Development
6 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 2 (12.50%) VC++
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Simulink
2 1 (6.25%) Maya
2 1 (6.25%) 3ds Max
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (37.50%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Tizen
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Game Development
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 2 (12.50%) VC++
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe