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 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 21 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.06% 6.39% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 16.67% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £248 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +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
59 84 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.38% 38.36% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 30
Average daily rate £375 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £32.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
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 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++
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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Firmware
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Assembly Language
3 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
3 3 (37.50%) VHDL
3 3 (37.50%) Verilog
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) Xilinx
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Altera
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) CppUnit
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) JavaFX
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Qt
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (37.50%) Verilog
1 3 (37.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Assembly Language
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Altera
1 2 (25.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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