The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 12 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs citing C++ 41 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.70% 2.84% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.29% 6.33% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
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£375 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 158 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 50.18% 44.89% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 109 83
Average daily rate £369 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.74 £21.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £37.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

C++
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Yeovil +4 20 £325 - 1
Taunton - 9 £399 - 1
Templecombe - 8 - -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 48 (87.27%) Software Engineering
2 46 (83.64%) UML
3 36 (65.45%) Java
4 32 (58.18%) Security Cleared
5 30 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (49.09%) C#
7 27 (49.09%) HTML
7 27 (49.09%) SQL
8 24 (43.64%) Scrum
9 21 (38.18%) Requirements Analysis
10 20 (36.36%) OO
11 17 (30.91%) JSP
12 16 (29.09%) CSS
12 16 (29.09%) Apache
12 16 (29.09%) Web Services
12 16 (29.09%) Tomcat
12 16 (29.09%) Information Management
12 16 (29.09%) Spring
12 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
12 16 (29.09%) Web Development
13 15 (27.27%) Luciad
13 15 (27.27%) Apache Camel
14 12 (21.82%) Apache CXF
14 12 (21.82%) Windows
14 12 (21.82%) .NET
15 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 11 (20.00%) Oracle
15 11 (20.00%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 16 (29.09%) Apache
1 16 (29.09%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.18%) IIS
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (14.55%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Military
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 19 (34.55%) Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.36%) SQL Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.82%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Electronics Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) HTML
2 17 (30.91%) JSP
3 16 (29.09%) Spring
3 16 (29.09%) CSS
3 16 (29.09%) Web Services
4 15 (27.27%) Apache Camel
5 12 (21.82%) Apache CXF
5 12 (21.82%) .NET
6 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.09%) MFC
9 4 (7.27%) STL
10 1 (1.82%) GWT
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.82%) J2EE
10 1 (1.82%) XML
10 1 (1.82%) Swing
10 1 (1.82%) AWT
10 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Software Engineering
2 46 (83.64%) UML
3 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (43.64%) Scrum
5 21 (38.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (36.36%) OO
7 16 (29.09%) Information Management
7 16 (29.09%) Web Development
8 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Time Management
8 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
9 8 (14.55%) Refactoring
10 7 (12.73%) ITIL
11 5 (9.09%) Validation
12 4 (7.27%) Use Case
13 3 (5.45%) Line Management
13 3 (5.45%) SDLC
14 2 (3.64%) Change Control
14 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Java
2 27 (49.09%) C#
2 27 (49.09%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) C
5 2 (3.64%) Ada
6 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (58.18%) Security Cleared
2 30 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Luciad
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) EMC
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.82%) Google
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