The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 17 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.07% - 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.73% - 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.17 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +8.10%
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
51 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.96% 18.28% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 13
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £276 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £30.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) C
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) UML
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) MVVM
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 4 (20.00%) WPF
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
7 3 (15.00%) WiX
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) PHP
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Eclipse

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (5.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.00%) DVB
3 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.00%) WiX
4 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (10.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (10.00%) Rational Rose
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) WCF
1 4 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) Java RMI
2 2 (10.00%) JavaFX
2 2 (10.00%) JPA
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) Servlets
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Swing
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XSL
2 2 (10.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) JSF
3 1 (5.00%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (10.00%) VHDL
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) UML
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) MVVM
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) ERD
7 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (5.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) Ada
6 2 (10.00%) Ada 83
6 2 (10.00%) Ada 95
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Tcl
6 2 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) MathWorks
2 2 (10.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco