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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 55 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.99% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.78% 1.14% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £34.25 £34.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -18.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £34.00 £38.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £34.00 £45.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
294 352 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.39% 38.14% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 295 289
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 20 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 19 (55.88%) C
3 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) Linux
6 8 (23.53%) UML
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) Ada
7 6 (17.65%) Ada 95
8 5 (14.71%) OO
8 5 (14.71%) Python
8 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
9 4 (11.76%) Subversion
9 4 (11.76%) OOP
9 4 (11.76%) XML
9 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
9 4 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (8.82%) GDB
10 3 (8.82%) MISRA C
10 3 (8.82%) MISRA
10 3 (8.82%) Itk
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) VxWorks
10 3 (8.82%) HTML
10 3 (8.82%) XSL
10 3 (8.82%) Swing
10 3 (8.82%) SysML
10 3 (8.82%) Validation
10 3 (8.82%) Teamcenter
11 2 (5.88%) PLM

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 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.94%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.94%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
1 1 (2.94%) OpenFlow
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) GDB
3 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Avionics
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C++ Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Verification Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) Itk
2 3 (8.82%) Swing
2 3 (8.82%) XSL
3 2 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.94%) OpenDaylight
4 1 (2.94%) PlayReady
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) Widevine
4 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) DTV
2 1 (2.94%) IPTV
2 1 (2.94%) STB
2 1 (2.94%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.94%) VHDL
2 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (23.53%) UML
3 5 (14.71%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) OOP
5 3 (8.82%) SysML
5 3 (8.82%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) CAD
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) PLM
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Document Management
7 1 (2.94%) DRM
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) OOD
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C
2 6 (17.65%) Ada
2 6 (17.65%) Ada 95
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) MISRA
1 3 (8.82%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.94%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.94%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Broadcom
2 2 (5.88%) Siemens
2 2 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com