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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 51 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 1.40% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 2.68% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £420 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £415 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -1.26%
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
283 261 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.71% 52.30% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 193 134
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 May 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 May 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 +19 3 £425 +15.64%
Cardiff -17 2 £350 - 7
Gwent - 2 £400 -
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (61.11%) UML
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (44.44%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) VC++
6 5 (27.78%) C
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) Use Case
7 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (16.67%) Coverity
8 3 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) MVVM
8 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (16.67%) StarTeam
8 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
8 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (16.67%) Human Factors

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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) SNMP
2 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless Security
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (16.67%) StarTeam
3 1 (5.56%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Release Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Secure Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (16.67%) STL
2 3 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) UML
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Use Case
5 3 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (16.67%) Human Factors
5 3 (16.67%) MVVM
5 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C
2 5 (27.78%) VC++
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CEH
3 2 (11.11%) CISA
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) CREST Certified
3 2 (11.11%) OSCP
4 1 (5.56%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Coverity
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
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