The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South West / Devon
Rank 37 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.15% 4.15% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 7.43% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Median daily rate £313 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +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 Devon region.

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 148 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 47.67% 55.85% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 111 36
Median daily rate £376 £375 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Devon

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

C++
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 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
Exeter -7 1 £313 - 2
Plymouth - 1 £500 - 2
Barnstaple - 1 £250 -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Devon region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (63.64%) C
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) MFC
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 5 (45.45%) Device Driver
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Qt
3 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware
5 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 2 (18.18%) FPGA Design
5 2 (18.18%) Altera
5 2 (18.18%) VHDL
5 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) RS-232
3 1 (9.09%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Writer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSRS Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) MFC
1 5 (45.45%) Qt
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (18.18%) VHDL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) FPGA Design
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Altera
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin