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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 24 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.76% 3.37% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.99% 10.61% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £440 £255 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.54% -43.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 £33.50 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.85% -27.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
91 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.21% 31.73% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 35
Average daily rate £400 £305 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -26.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £221 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £370 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 8
Average hourly rate £43.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £28.40 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.10 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bournemouth -2 6 £440 - 3
Poole -1 1 - - 2
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) C
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Subversion
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (14.29%) Maven
7 2 (14.29%) JavaFX
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) NetBeans
7 2 (14.29%) Military
7 2 (14.29%) VHDL
7 2 (14.29%) Verilog
7 2 (14.29%) Firmware

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.14%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
3 1 (7.14%) DAB
3 1 (7.14%) NFC
3 1 (7.14%) OFDM
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) CppUnit
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) NetBeans
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) WiX
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Avionics
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) JavaFX
3 1 (7.14%) boto
3 1 (7.14%) MFC
3 1 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (14.29%) Verilog
1 2 (14.29%) VHDL
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 4 (28.57%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Product Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
3 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VC++
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Def Stans
1 1 (7.14%) DO-254
1 1 (7.14%) IEC 61508
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Altera
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Xilinx
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