The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 54 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.58% 1.12% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 2.27% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -1.26%
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
222 132 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 64.16% 49.07% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 98 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £18.56 £32.50 £28.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.88% +12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.10 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VC++
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Sybase
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) STL
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Release Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (25.00%) STL
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VC++
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase