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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 64 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.50% 1.88% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 5.19% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 17
Average daily rate
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£438 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.65% +0.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
264 231 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.93% 36.21% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 172 84
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.15 £20.13 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -63.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 2015. 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 +7 3 £438 +16.66% 3
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) UML
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Human Factors
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Coverity
6 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Human Factors
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) UML
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Coverity