The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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++
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 21 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 8.52% 0.94% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.87% 2.22% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 0
Median daily rate £410 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 County Antrim region.

Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
137 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 61.43% 42.45% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 25 21
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

C++
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the County Antrim region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the County Antrim region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

C++
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +3 19 £410 +5.80%
C++
Northern Ireland

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region with a requirement for C++.

1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Finance
3 19 (51.35%) SQL
4 17 (45.95%) Multithreading
5 16 (43.24%) Java
5 16 (43.24%) Python
6 15 (40.54%) C#
7 14 (37.84%) TDD
7 14 (37.84%) BDD
8 13 (35.14%) Degree
8 13 (35.14%) OOD
8 13 (35.14%) Front Office
9 12 (32.43%) C
9 12 (32.43%) Banking
9 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
10 11 (29.73%) Windows
11 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
12 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
12 9 (24.32%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
13 8 (21.62%) Information Security
13 8 (21.62%) Linux
13 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
13 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
13 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (18.92%) UML
15 5 (13.51%) Equities
16 4 (10.81%) jQuery
16 4 (10.81%) Unix
16 4 (10.81%) Apache

C++
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) TestNG
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Front Office
3 12 (32.43%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) C++ Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Senior Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Lead Developer
6 8 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior C++ Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Access Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C/C++ Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Developer in Test
9 1 (2.70%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.81%) jQuery
1 4 (10.81%) Node.js
2 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (13.51%) Equities
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Multithreading
3 14 (37.84%) BDD
3 14 (37.84%) TDD
4 13 (35.14%) OOD
5 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
6 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (21.62%) Information Security
7 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
8 7 (18.92%) UML
9 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
10 3 (8.11%) Data Validation
10 3 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (8.11%) Market Making
10 3 (8.11%) Validation
11 2 (5.41%) Migration
11 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (5.41%) OOP
11 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) Python
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) C
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware