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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 35 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.82% 3.14% 8.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.07% 6.60% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£316 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
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
161 106 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.35% 47.53% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 75 39
Average daily rate £315 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.65 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.04% +12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £21.37 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £37.93 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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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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 - 5 - - 1
Taunton -17 3 £325 +4.83% 1
Street - 1 £290 -
Wells - - - -
Bath - - - - 2
Bridgwater - - - - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) Java
1 10 (45.45%) UML
1 10 (45.45%) WPF
1 10 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (40.91%) Change Control
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) OOP
3 8 (36.36%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) WF
5 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (22.73%) Task Parallel Library
5 5 (22.73%) WCF
5 5 (22.73%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) WinForms
7 3 (13.64%) Back Office
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.09%) MATLAB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) Simulink
1 1 (4.55%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.09%) Avionics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) C++ Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Systems Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) WPF
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) WF
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
3 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (22.73%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 5 (22.73%) Task Parallel Library
4 4 (18.18%) WinForms
5 2 (9.09%) MFC
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) JRuby
6 1 (4.55%) Scilab
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (4.55%) LINQ
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) XHTML
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) UML
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Change Control
3 8 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) OOP
3 8 (36.36%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.55%) VB6
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Delphi
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Ada
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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