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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 29 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.09% 4.13% 6.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.83% 8.18% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Average daily rate
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£505 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £150 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
173 110 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 51.80% 50.46% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 76 49
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £38.13 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.51% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.30 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £37.14 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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
Bath +1 1 £375 +25.00% 4
Yeovil -4 1 - - 1
Bridgwater - - - -
Street - - - -
Taunton - - - - 2
Wells - - - -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (55.56%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 13 (48.15%) UML
3 13 (48.15%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (37.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (22.22%) Google
7 6 (22.22%) GWT
7 6 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (22.22%) Change Control
7 6 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (18.52%) WPF
8 5 (18.52%) Information Management
8 5 (18.52%) Spring
8 5 (18.52%) WinForms
8 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (18.52%) ClearCase
8 5 (18.52%) ClearQuest
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) OOP
8 5 (18.52%) OO
9 4 (14.81%) JSP
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) VB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) GIMP
1 1 (3.70%) Simulink
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) HBase
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Voldemort
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (18.52%) ClearCase
3 5 (18.52%) ClearQuest
4 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
1 2 (7.41%) Military
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Avionics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Qt Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) GWT
3 5 (18.52%) WPF
3 5 (18.52%) Spring
3 5 (18.52%) WinForms
4 4 (14.81%) JSP
4 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.41%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.70%) JRuby
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) Qt
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) JPA
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.70%) Scilab
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) DHTML
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 13 (48.15%) UML
3 10 (37.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) Change Control
7 5 (18.52%) Information Management
7 5 (18.52%) OOP
7 5 (18.52%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.70%) High Availability
10 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) C
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.70%) Erlang
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Google
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
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