The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 9 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.74% 7.81% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.33% 13.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 0
Median daily rate £385 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.22%
C++
County Antrim

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

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 37 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 66.03% 57.81% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 39
Median daily rate £400 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Belfast region with a requirement for C++.

1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Java
3 15 (65.22%) Multithreading
4 14 (60.87%) BDD
4 14 (60.87%) C#
4 14 (60.87%) Python
4 14 (60.87%) TDD
5 13 (56.52%) OOD
6 12 (52.17%) NoSQL
7 11 (47.83%) Finance
8 10 (43.48%) Front Office
8 10 (43.48%) Degree
9 9 (39.13%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (39.13%) Banking
10 8 (34.78%) Information Security
10 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
10 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
10 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
12 5 (21.74%) Windows
13 4 (17.39%) Apache
13 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
13 4 (17.39%) C
13 4 (17.39%) jQuery
13 4 (17.39%) Node.js
13 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
13 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
14 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
14 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) CppUnit
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Front Office
3 9 (39.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Java Developer
3 10 (43.48%) Lead Developer
3 10 (43.48%) Senior Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C++ Developer
5 8 (34.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Access Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Equities
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Derivative
4 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Multithreading
3 14 (60.87%) BDD
3 14 (60.87%) TDD
4 13 (56.52%) OOD
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) Information Security
5 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Data Validation
6 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) C#
3 14 (60.87%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) C
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
Belfast, County Antrim
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Belfast, County Antrim
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