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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 39 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.53% 5.16% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 18.31% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £320 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.84% 28.17% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 51 54
Average daily rate £300 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) GIS
2 3 (33.33%) ESRI
2 3 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
4 1 (11.11%) Xcode

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (11.11%) Xcode
2 1 (11.11%) CMake
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C++ Developer
3 3 (33.33%) GIS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
3 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ETL
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ESRI
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Cardiff
Computer Futures
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