The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 66 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 1.25% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 3.76% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate £345 £255 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -12.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
393 213 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.44% 33.28% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 115 184
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.42 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
C++
South West

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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 9 (56.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) IPTV
3 4 (25.00%) DTV
3 4 (25.00%) MPEG
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 3 (18.75%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) iPhone
5 2 (12.50%) PHP5
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (12.50%) Facebook
5 2 (12.50%) Twitter
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) iOS Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Xcode
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) iPad Developer
4 1 (6.25%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) Symfony
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) Cocoa
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Swing
4 1 (6.25%) Flash
4 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.25%) MFC
4 1 (6.25%) STL
4 1 (6.25%) DOM
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
4 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
4 1 (6.25%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IPTV
1 4 (25.00%) DTV
1 4 (25.00%) MPEG
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Android Development
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) PHP5
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) VC++
5 1 (6.25%) Fortran
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) Pascal
5 1 (6.25%) Prolog
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) DICOM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Facebook
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter
1 2 (12.50%) Google
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