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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Wales / South Wales
Rank 32 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.95% 2.25% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.77% 5.04% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 12
Median daily rate £418 £338 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.70% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +12.82%

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
215 258 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.49% 44.71% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 195 165
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.20 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Cardiff +25 12 £433 +50.43% 2
Newport -3 3 £343 -7.43% 1
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 32 (78.05%) Software Engineering
2 26 (63.41%) UML
3 19 (46.34%) OO
4 13 (31.71%) OOD
4 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
4 13 (31.71%) Change Control
4 13 (31.71%) SDLC
4 13 (31.71%) Multithreaded Programming
5 12 (29.27%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (26.83%) Windows
7 8 (19.51%) Military
7 8 (19.51%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (19.51%) MISRA C
7 8 (19.51%) MISRA
8 7 (17.07%) Def Stans
8 7 (17.07%) ISO26262
8 7 (17.07%) IEC 61508
8 7 (17.07%) DO-178B
8 7 (17.07%) Hazard Analysis
8 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (17.07%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (17.07%) MS Office
8 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
8 7 (17.07%) CA
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (14.63%) C
9 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared

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 3 (7.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SNMP
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
1 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (19.51%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.88%) StarTeam
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
General
1 8 (19.51%) Military
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Software Engineer
2 22 (53.66%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (7.32%) Flask
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
1 3 (7.32%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (4.88%) OAuth
2 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.44%) Android NDK
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) OpenCV
3 1 (2.44%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Software Engineering
2 26 (63.41%) UML
3 19 (46.34%) OO
4 13 (31.71%) Change Control
4 13 (31.71%) Multithreaded Programming
4 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
4 13 (31.71%) OOD
4 13 (31.71%) SDLC
5 7 (17.07%) Hazard Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.88%) Analytics
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.88%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C
2 4 (9.76%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) MISRA
1 8 (19.51%) MISRA C
2 7 (17.07%) Def Stans
2 7 (17.07%) DO-178B
2 7 (17.07%) IEC 61508
2 7 (17.07%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) CA
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Coverity
5 1 (2.44%) Green Hills