The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 12 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 22 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.80% 3.39% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.45% 9.23% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
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£438 £180 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.05% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 £34.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.54% -8.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
C++
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.20% 36.72% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 33
Average daily rate £413 £419 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +39.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Average hourly rate £43.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

C++
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorchester - 1 - - 1
Weymouth - 1 - - 2
Wimborne - - - -
Poole - - - - 3
Wareham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 3
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 17 (70.83%) Linux
1 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) OO
4 10 (41.67%) DO-178B
5 9 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 9 (37.50%) Validation
6 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) Multicast
7 6 (25.00%) Signal Processing
7 6 (25.00%) OpenMP
7 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
7 6 (25.00%) Intel
7 6 (25.00%) C
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) MATLAB
8 5 (20.83%) UML
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) Python
8 5 (20.83%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) Solaris
9 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
10 3 (12.50%) 3D Graphics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
1 7 (29.17%) Multicast
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C++ Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Programmer
6 3 (12.50%) Graphics Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) OpenMP
2 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
2 3 (12.50%) DirectX
2 3 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (12.50%) wxWidgets
3 1 (4.17%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 3 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 9 (37.50%) Validation
3 6 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
4 5 (20.83%) UML
5 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Game Development
7 1 (4.17%) MVVM
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C
2 6 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (20.83%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (4.17%) Telerik
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