The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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++ Developer
England / South West
Rank 122 136 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 15 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.44% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.46% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 19
Median daily rate £350 £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £388 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £51.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2455 2818 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.71% 95.82% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1924 1868
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 149 195
Median hourly rate £26.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.15 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Developer across the South West region.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer across the South West region.

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the South West 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
Bristol - 7 £525 - 3
Gloucestershire +7 6 £350 -12.50% 1
Wiltshire -4 1 - - 1
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) C
7 4 (14.29%) VC++
7 4 (14.29%) IBM
7 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
7 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) UML
7 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (10.71%) Apex Code
8 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
8 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.71%) Electronics
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
8 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (10.71%) Python
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 2 (7.14%) CRM

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) LabVIEW
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) C++Builder
4 1 (3.57%) CMake
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.57%) Valgrind
General
1 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Avionics
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.57%) DCOM
2 1 (3.57%) MFC
2 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.57%) Qt
2 1 (3.57%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
1 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) CentOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) TDD
2 4 (14.29%) UML
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) BDD
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 4 (14.29%) VC++
5 3 (10.71%) Apex Code
5 3 (10.71%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Ada
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 14001
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft