The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 49 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.18% 12.68% 10.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 28.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 6
Average daily rate £450 £310 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +10.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 91 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.94% 44.39% 53.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 47 51
Average daily rate £330 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £323 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
South West

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++
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil - 2 - - 3
Taunton -22 1 £450 +45.16%
Bath - - - - 14
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Street - - - -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) GoldenSource
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) MSF
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) MFC
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) HTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Toad
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WinForms
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) MFC
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) MSF
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Ada
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) GoldenSource
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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