The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 44 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.28% 1.19% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.93% 2.10% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 5
Median daily rate £408 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £343 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £435 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.44 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +1.10%
C++
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
303 333 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.34% 56.63% 53.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 273 203
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% +22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

C++
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the South Wales region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the South Wales region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

C++
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Newport +4 13 £416 -3.19% 3
Cardiff +18 2 £400 +39.13% 3
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for C++.

1 45 (84.91%) Software Engineering
2 43 (81.13%) UML
3 31 (58.49%) OO
4 27 (50.94%) SC Cleared
4 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
5 26 (49.06%) OOA/OOD
6 25 (47.17%) C
7 23 (43.40%) Windows
8 22 (41.51%) Rational DOORS
9 19 (35.85%) C#
10 18 (33.96%) SQL
10 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio
11 17 (32.08%) VoIP
11 17 (32.08%) SNMP
11 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
11 17 (32.08%) Requirements Management
12 15 (28.30%) StarTeam
12 15 (28.30%) Eclipse
12 15 (28.30%) Coverity
13 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (22.64%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (15.09%) Embedded C++
16 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
16 7 (13.21%) MISRA C
16 7 (13.21%) MISRA
16 7 (13.21%) Rational Rhapsody
17 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
17 5 (9.43%) SDLC
17 5 (9.43%) Change Control
17 5 (9.43%) Multithreaded Programming

C++
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (1.89%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) SNMP
1 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
1 17 (32.08%) VoIP
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio
3 15 (28.30%) Eclipse
3 15 (28.30%) StarTeam
4 7 (13.21%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) Gradle
General
1 5 (9.43%) Military
2 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Software Engineer
2 32 (60.38%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) C++ Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.89%) Android NDK
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) Flask
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) OpenCV
2 1 (1.89%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (1.89%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Software Engineering
2 43 (81.13%) UML
3 31 (58.49%) OO
4 26 (49.06%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (32.08%) Requirements Management
6 5 (9.43%) Change Control
6 5 (9.43%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.43%) OOD
6 5 (9.43%) SDLC
7 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) Hazard Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Computer Vision
9 1 (1.89%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C
2 19 (35.85%) C#
3 18 (33.96%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Embedded C++
5 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.77%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) SC Cleared
1 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) CEH
2 1 (1.89%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (1.89%) CISA
2 1 (1.89%) CISSP
2 1 (1.89%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.89%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) MISRA
1 7 (13.21%) MISRA C
2 4 (7.55%) Def Stans
2 4 (7.55%) DO-178B
2 4 (7.55%) IEC 61508
2 4 (7.55%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Coverity
2 4 (7.55%) CA
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Green Hills
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