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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 70 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 1.01% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 2.80% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £313 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £345 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
413 214 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.73% 35.85% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 155 190
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 22
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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++
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 23 October 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 2 (12.50%) Qt
6 2 (12.50%) iPad
6 2 (12.50%) iPhone
6 2 (12.50%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (6.25%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LabWindows
1 1 (6.25%) CODA-Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.25%) PVCS
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (12.50%) Qt
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Swing
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Verilog
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) VC++
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
6 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) CODA
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