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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 9 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 33 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.64% 1.96% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 4.32% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £319 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.25 £47.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +42.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £36.30 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.03 £47.00 £35.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
121 162 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 46.36% 45.38% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 92 90
Average daily rate £338 £329 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £506 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 7
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £32.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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++
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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yeovil +6 26 - -
Templecombe +2 3 - -
Bath - 1 - - 6
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 60 (84.51%) Software Engineering
2 55 (77.46%) Java
3 40 (56.34%) UML
4 38 (53.52%) Security Cleared
5 34 (47.89%) C#
6 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
6 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (33.80%) Scrum
8 22 (30.99%) Time Management
9 20 (28.17%) OO
10 19 (26.76%) Aerospace
10 19 (26.76%) User Experience
11 14 (19.72%) Rational DOORS
11 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio
12 13 (18.31%) Web Services
12 13 (18.31%) Apache Camel
12 13 (18.31%) Spring
13 12 (16.90%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (15.49%) Luciad
14 11 (15.49%) Information Management
14 11 (15.49%) Apache CXF
14 11 (15.49%) MFC
14 11 (15.49%) SQL
14 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
14 11 (15.49%) Windows
15 10 (14.08%) HTML
15 10 (14.08%) STL
16 9 (12.68%) MS Office
16 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
16 9 (12.68%) JavaScript

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (9.86%) IIS
1 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.41%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Rational DOORS
1 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.76%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Software Engineer
2 32 (45.07%) Developer
3 18 (25.35%) Java Developer
4 16 (22.54%) Java Engineer
4 16 (22.54%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Software Developer
7 8 (11.27%) .NET Developer
8 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.45%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) C++ Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Agile Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (4.23%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (4.23%) C++/Java Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Apache Camel
1 13 (18.31%) Spring
1 13 (18.31%) Web Services
2 11 (15.49%) Apache CXF
2 11 (15.49%) MFC
3 10 (14.08%) HTML
3 10 (14.08%) STL
4 9 (12.68%) .NET
4 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) JSP
6 2 (2.82%) WPF
7 1 (1.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) User Experience
2 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (84.51%) Software Engineering
2 40 (56.34%) UML
3 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.80%) Scrum
5 22 (30.99%) Time Management
6 20 (28.17%) OO
7 12 (16.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (15.49%) Information Management
9 8 (11.27%) SDLC
10 7 (9.86%) Automated Testing
10 7 (9.86%) Requirements Management
10 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.45%) Web Development
12 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
13 4 (5.63%) ITIL
13 4 (5.63%) Refactoring
13 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
13 4 (5.63%) Static Code Analysis
13 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
14 3 (4.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 55 (77.46%) Java
2 34 (47.89%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) SQL
4 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) C
6 2 (2.82%) Ada
7 1 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (53.52%) Security Cleared
2 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Luciad
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
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