The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 110 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 25 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.93% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 2.92% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Median daily rate £440 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £269 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £306 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Median hourly rate £27.31 £31.44 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -7.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £21.81 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.10 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -1.26%
C++
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
946 857 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.84% 31.82% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 525 441
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 47 26
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £19.66 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

C++
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 11 £441 - 1
Birmingham +3 7 £400 +41.59% 10
Warwickshire -7 3 - - 7
Worcestershire -3 2 £350 - 1
Coventry -6 2 - - 5
Staffordshire +14 1 - - 3
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 22 (52.38%) C
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 14 (33.33%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle
3 14 (33.33%) Unix
4 13 (30.95%) HTML
5 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 12 (28.57%) VB
6 10 (23.81%) XML
6 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 9 (21.43%) Linux
7 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
7 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
8 8 (19.05%) UML
8 8 (19.05%) OOP
8 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
9 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
9 7 (16.67%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) JSP
9 7 (16.67%) Servlets
9 7 (16.67%) JUnit
9 7 (16.67%) J2EE
9 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 7 (16.67%) Spring
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 6 (14.29%) Artifactory
10 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 6 (14.29%) Apache CXF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) AutoCAD
1 2 (4.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (4.76%) PTC Creo
1 2 (4.76%) Siemens NX
1 2 (4.76%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SNMP
2 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.14%) IPv4
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.38%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
2 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 7 (16.67%) JUnit
2 6 (14.29%) Ant
2 6 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 6 (14.29%) ClearQuest
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 6 (14.29%) PVCS
2 6 (14.29%) Toad
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (7.14%) ClearCase
4 3 (7.14%) CppUnit
4 3 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) ProC
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 5 (11.90%) Games
2 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.76%) Games Developer
7 2 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 7 (16.67%) J2EE
3 7 (16.67%) JSP
3 7 (16.67%) Servlets
3 7 (16.67%) Spring
3 7 (16.67%) Web Services
4 6 (14.29%) Apache CXF
5 5 (11.90%) Middleware
5 5 (11.90%) OC4J
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 4 (9.52%) CSS3
6 4 (9.52%) HTML5
7 3 (7.14%) .NET
7 3 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (7.14%) Regular Expression
8 2 (4.76%) Itk
8 2 (4.76%) WPF
8 2 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.76%) Animation
2 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile Games
2 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) PDA
3 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Unix
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) OOP
2 8 (19.05%) UML
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) ITSM
4 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Game Development
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
6 2 (4.76%) MVVM
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 14 (33.33%) C#
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) VB
5 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.52%) Python
8 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.76%) ActionScript
9 2 (4.76%) Scala
9 2 (4.76%) VB6
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.38%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) Ruby
10 1 (2.38%) VBA
10 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Sun Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) iptables
2 3 (7.14%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Siemens
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) MathWorks
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.38%) Splunk
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
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