The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South West / Bristol
Rank 62 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 1.69% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 4.73% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £45.75 £49.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +41.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +12.82%

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
309 317 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.74% 35.62% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 219 271
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 6
Median hourly rate £44.00 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) VC++
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Apex Code
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) C
8 4 (16.00%) MS Access
8 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
9 3 (12.00%) Simulink
9 3 (12.00%) Python
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) AMQP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MS Access
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.00%) Mockito
4 1 (4.00%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C++ Team Leader
6 4 (16.00%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) Java SE
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (4.00%) iPad
1 1 (4.00%) iPhone
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) HOOD
6 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.00%) Memory Management
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) SysML
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) VC++
5 4 (16.00%) Apex Code
5 4 (16.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (12.00%) Python
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.00%) Ada
8 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) Delphi
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.00%) Groovy
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Def Stans
1 2 (8.00%) MISRA
1 2 (8.00%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft