The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Cardiff 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 44 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.83% - 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% - 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.48% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +2.46%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.06% 35.09% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 44 25
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £28.88 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.85% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C++
South Wales

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

C++
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) GIS
3 2 (40.00%) ESRI
3 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (40.00%) GIS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ESRI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle