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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 29 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing C++ 12 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.52% 1.89% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 4.02% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Median daily rate £433 £288 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.43% -19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £350 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +12.82%

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
132 199 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.71% 46.93% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 147 91
Median daily rate £403 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £13.50 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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++
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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, 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 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) UML
3 5 (35.71%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) OOD
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (21.43%) Def Stans
5 3 (21.43%) MISRA C
5 3 (21.43%) MISRA
5 3 (21.43%) ISO26262
5 3 (21.43%) Tornado
5 3 (21.43%) Flask
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (21.43%) IEC 61508
5 3 (21.43%) DO-178B
5 3 (21.43%) Hazard Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (21.43%) ZeroMQ
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (21.43%) SQLite
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (21.43%) Flask
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (14.29%) OAuth
3 1 (7.14%) Android NDK
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) OpenCV
3 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.14%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) UML
3 5 (35.71%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 4 (28.57%) OOD
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Hazard Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (14.29%) Informatics
7 1 (7.14%) Android Development
7 1 (7.14%) Computer Vision
7 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Def Stans
1 3 (21.43%) DO-178B
1 3 (21.43%) IEC 61508
1 3 (21.43%) ISO26262
1 3 (21.43%) MISRA
1 3 (21.43%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) CA
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft