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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 67 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.89% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 2.23% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £218 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.82% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £263 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £425 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
350 359 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.27% 39.84% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 303 257
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £283 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.00 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.09 £100.00 £39.50
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 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 30 August 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for C++.

1 18 (60.00%) C
2 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.00%) Validation
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) UML
6 5 (16.67%) Python
6 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Perl
8 3 (10.00%) OOP
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Remedy
8 3 (10.00%) CAD
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) CATIA
8 3 (10.00%) PLM
8 3 (10.00%) PTC
9 2 (6.67%) Finance
9 2 (6.67%) Embedded C

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 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
1 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.00%) CATIA
3 1 (3.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) OpenFlow
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Ada Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Ada Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Product Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Products Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Performance Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) PyQt
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) Itk
2 1 (3.33%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (3.33%) PlayReady
2 1 (3.33%) Swing
2 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (3.33%) Widevine
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (3.33%) Digital TV
1 1 (3.33%) iPhone
1 1 (3.33%) IPTV
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) Oculus Rift
1 1 (3.33%) STB
1 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (20.00%) Validation
4 5 (16.67%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) CAD
5 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) OOP
5 3 (10.00%) PLM
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.33%) Android Development
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
7 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C
2 6 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) Ada
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Def Stans
1 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) PTC
1 3 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (3.33%) Broadcom
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft