The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank - 43 19
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.59% 7.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.35% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 19
Average daily rate
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- £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
C++
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
188 138 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.25% 36.60% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 107 84
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.39 £145.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.83% +850.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Cardiff region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Cardiff region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff