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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 34 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.89% 6.40% 6.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.78% 13.83% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £161 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £300 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
148 94 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.31% 46.31% 56.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 75 72
Average daily rate £315 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £252 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.90 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -8.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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++
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 24 October 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
Yeovil -1 1 - - 1
Bath -12 1 £375 +25.00% 8
Street - 1 £500 -
Taunton - - - -
Wells - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (46.43%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) WPF
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) UML
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) WinForms
6 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Change Control
7 5 (17.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (17.86%) Task Parallel Library
7 5 (17.86%) WF
7 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) OOP
7 5 (17.86%) OO
8 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) MySQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) Simulink
1 1 (3.57%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) HBase
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Voldemort
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
4 2 (7.14%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Back Office
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Avionics
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) C++ Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Perl Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) WPF
2 7 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (21.43%) WinForms
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 5 (17.86%) WCF
4 5 (17.86%) WF
4 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (17.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 5 (17.86%) Task Parallel Library
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) GWT
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) MFC
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Debian
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) UML
1 10 (35.71%) Scrum
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Change Control
4 5 (17.86%) OOP
4 5 (17.86%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Information Management
6 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) MVC
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) C
6 2 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) Delphi
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Erlang
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Ada
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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