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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Wales / South Wales
Rank 30 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.93% 1.18% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.13% 2.62% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 11
Median daily rate £425 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £337 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.77% +5.62%

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
208 229 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.06% 44.99% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 182 177
Median daily rate £423 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £244 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.61 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £27.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 9 £425 +14.86% 1
Cardiff +19 7 £433 +57.27% 2
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 34 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 31 (73.81%) UML
3 23 (54.76%) OO
4 15 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (35.71%) Windows
4 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
5 14 (33.33%) C
6 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
6 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (21.43%) C#
8 8 (19.05%) SQL
8 8 (19.05%) OOD
8 8 (19.05%) VoIP
8 8 (19.05%) SNMP
8 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 8 (19.05%) Change Control
8 8 (19.05%) Requirements Management
8 8 (19.05%) SDLC
8 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
8 8 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (19.05%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (16.67%) MISRA C
9 7 (16.67%) MISRA
9 7 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (16.67%) Military
10 6 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (14.29%) CA
10 6 (14.29%) Eclipse

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 6 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SNMP
1 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 8 (19.05%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
3 7 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 6 (14.29%) StarTeam
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Gradle
General
1 7 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 24 (57.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.38%) Android NDK
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) OpenCV
2 1 (2.38%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 31 (73.81%) UML
3 23 (54.76%) OO
4 15 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (19.05%) Change Control
5 8 (19.05%) Multithreaded Programming
5 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 8 (19.05%) OOD
5 8 (19.05%) Requirements Management
5 8 (19.05%) SDLC
6 6 (14.29%) Hazard Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.38%) Computer Vision
9 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C
2 9 (21.43%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Embedded C++
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) MISRA
1 7 (16.67%) MISRA C
2 6 (14.29%) Def Stans
2 6 (14.29%) DO-178B
2 6 (14.29%) IEC 61508
2 6 (14.29%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) CA
1 6 (14.29%) Coverity
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Green Hills