The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South West / Somerset
Rank 16 12 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.43% 11.26% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.97% 27.27% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.94 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% -3.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +12.82%

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
144 121 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 59.02% 41.30% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 64 80
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £25.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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++
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++
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil -4 13 - -
Bath - 5 £425 -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for C++.

1 33 (89.19%) Software Engineering
2 27 (72.97%) Java
3 26 (70.27%) UML
3 26 (70.27%) C#
3 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (64.86%) Time Management
4 24 (64.86%) Scrum
5 22 (59.46%) OO
6 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
7 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
8 13 (35.14%) User Experience
9 9 (24.32%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
11 7 (18.92%) Aerospace
12 6 (16.22%) Ada
12 6 (16.22%) Change Control
13 5 (13.51%) Embedded C++
13 5 (13.51%) JIRA
13 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
13 5 (13.51%) RIA
14 4 (10.81%) Lua
14 4 (10.81%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
14 4 (10.81%) Finance
14 4 (10.81%) Linux
15 3 (8.11%) Secure Coding
15 3 (8.11%) Web Development
15 3 (8.11%) SQL
15 3 (8.11%) Apache
15 3 (8.11%) Tomcat

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Software Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) C++ Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Ada Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) DOORS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.70%) GWT
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Software Engineering
2 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) UML
3 24 (64.86%) Scrum
3 24 (64.86%) Time Management
4 22 (59.46%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) Change Control
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.11%) Secure Coding
6 3 (8.11%) Web Development
7 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) SDLC
7 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) Ada
4 5 (13.51%) Embedded C++
5 4 (10.81%) Lua
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Google
1 1 (2.70%) Luciad