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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 26 15 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.88% 12.99% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.45% 26.71% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 7
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £30.00 £34.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £55.00 £36.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
67 161 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.57% 48.64% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 81 135
Median daily rate £375 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 39 9
Median hourly rate £39.25 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 6 - -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 36 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (85.00%) Java
3 25 (62.50%) UML
4 19 (47.50%) OO
5 17 (42.50%) C#
6 15 (37.50%) Scrum
6 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (37.50%) Time Management
7 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
8 13 (32.50%) User Experience
8 13 (32.50%) Aerospace
9 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
9 11 (27.50%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (25.00%) MFC
10 10 (25.00%) STL
11 8 (20.00%) SDLC
12 6 (15.00%) Web Development
13 4 (10.00%) Replication
13 4 (10.00%) SLA
13 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.00%) C
13 4 (10.00%) MS Office
14 3 (7.50%) Requirements Management
14 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
14 3 (7.50%) Luciad
14 3 (7.50%) Information Management
14 3 (7.50%) Spring
14 3 (7.50%) Apache CXF
14 3 (7.50%) Windows 7

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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) FrameMaker
2 1 (2.50%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (32.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 5 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) MFC
1 10 (25.00%) STL
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Camel
2 3 (7.50%) Apache CXF
2 3 (7.50%) Spring
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) WPF
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) JSP
4 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
1 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (62.50%) UML
3 19 (47.50%) OO
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Scrum
4 15 (37.50%) Time Management
5 8 (20.00%) SDLC
6 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Information Management
7 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.50%) Use Case
8 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.00%) MVC
8 2 (5.00%) MVVM
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
9 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) Ada
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Luciad
3 1 (2.50%) Autodesk
3 1 (2.50%) SAP