The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 24 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.28% 9.02% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 34.38% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £138 £350 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.71% -14.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £34.30 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -23.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.57
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.37%
C++
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 40.64% 26.23% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 22
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £26.09 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.81% -42.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) JSF
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) JSP
5 3 (33.33%) Servlets
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) MFC
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) XHTML
5 3 (33.33%) LDAP
5 3 (33.33%) Swing
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
1 3 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) DVB
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 1 (11.11%) EasyMock
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) IT Support
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Network Support
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) JSF
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Java RMI
3 3 (33.33%) JavaFX
3 3 (33.33%) JPA
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) JSP
3 3 (33.33%) MFC
3 3 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (33.33%) Servlets
3 3 (33.33%) Swing
3 3 (33.33%) XHTML
3 3 (33.33%) XSL
3 3 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Robotics
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Code Coverage
4 3 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) SysML
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) XML Parsing
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Tcl
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Telerik
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix