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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 52 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.67% 1.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 2.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £281 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
198 143 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.37% 48.31% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 106 68
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £110.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -79.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VC++
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) DB2

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

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