The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 63 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.93% 0.77% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 2.23% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £804 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
C++
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
340 269 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.58% 34.44% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 201 163
Average daily rate £400 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 £42.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (47.37%) C
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Android
3 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
5 4 (21.05%) Electronics
6 3 (15.79%) Ajax
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
6 3 (15.79%) Middleware
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) DVB
1 2 (10.53%) DLNA
2 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.26%) PVCS
2 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (15.79%) Ajax
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) SOAP
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
4 2 (10.53%) Qt
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
5 1 (5.26%) GWT
5 1 (5.26%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Physics
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Video on Demand
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
3 2 (10.53%) MPEG
3 2 (10.53%) DTV
3 2 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.26%) STB
4 1 (5.26%) iDTV
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Android
2 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (10.53%) DRM
4 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
6 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) VC++
7 1 (5.26%) GLSL
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Google
Bristol, Avon
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