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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 109 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 1.23% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 3.78% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 5
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
808 688 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.43% 32.59% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 418 440
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.85 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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++
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Birmingham 0 8 £350 +7.69% 2
Warwickshire -15 3 £338 -4.25%
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Coventry - - - - 3
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 4
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (51.52%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 13 (39.39%) C
3 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Embedded C++
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 8 (24.24%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) UNIX
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Windows CE
6 8 (24.24%) Pocket PC
6 8 (24.24%) Subversion
6 8 (24.24%) JIRA
6 8 (24.24%) WCF
6 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Phone
6 8 (24.24%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle
8 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
8 5 (15.15%) Automotive
9 4 (12.12%) ProC

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) GPON
1 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
1 8 (24.24%) Subversion
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) ProC
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Automotive
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Games
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Mobile Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) C Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Games Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Mobility Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Platform Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 8 (24.24%) WCF
3 3 (9.09%) Java EE
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) ODBC
4 2 (6.06%) Qt
4 2 (6.06%) wxWidgets
4 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Pocket PC
1 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Equities
2 2 (6.06%) SCADA
2 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Physics
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Animation
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) UNIX
3 8 (24.24%) Windows CE
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Phone
4 4 (12.12%) Solaris
5 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
6 2 (6.06%) AIX
6 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Scrum
3 8 (24.24%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Game Development
5 3 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.03%) Use Case
7 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Coaching
7 1 (3.03%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) C
4 10 (30.30%) Embedded C++
5 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) Assembly Language
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.06%) Korn
8 1 (3.03%) Python
8 1 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
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