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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 21 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.10% 6.93% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 19.44% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £475 £704 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.48% +126.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -1.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -0.63%
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
56 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 43.41% 35.64% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 9
Median daily rate £375 £330 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 10
Median hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% +81.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £38.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £48.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) WiX
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Validation
3 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) JBoss
5 1 (11.11%) Swing
5 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (11.11%) Java RMI
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) SNMP
5 1 (11.11%) Tcl
5 1 (11.11%) Firmware
5 1 (11.11%) DVB
5 1 (11.11%) MathWorks
5 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) Simulink
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
5 1 (11.11%) VHDL
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java

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 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DVB
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) WiX
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) Java RMI
1 1 (11.11%) JavaFX
1 1 (11.11%) JPA
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSF
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Swing
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSL
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) SysML
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) MathWorks
1 1 (11.11%) Xilinx