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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 47 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.42% 3.15% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 10.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
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
268 119 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.81% 28.81% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 75 94
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £399 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £19.07 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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++
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newport -1 8 £370 +5.71%
Cardiff -13 2 £394 +50.00% 5
Torfaen - 1 - - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) UML
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) VC++
7 3 (13.64%) DVB
7 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
7 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
8 2 (9.09%) C
8 2 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (9.09%) HTML
8 2 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) MySQL
8 2 (9.09%) Sybase
8 2 (9.09%) JUnit
8 2 (9.09%) CSS
8 2 (9.09%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) UNIX

C++
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DVB
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) Java EE
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) MPEG
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) PLM
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) RDF
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VC++
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Perforce