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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 42 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.61% 4.05% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 11.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
168 86 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.38% 34.82% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 57 61
Average daily rate £350 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £18.97 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £19.17 £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase