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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 130 135 119
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 13 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.57% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.60% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 16
Median daily rate £306 £279 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.86% -31.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +9.28%
C++ Developer
England

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
2748 3191 3029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.73% 95.31% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2026 1946
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 223 169
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire -2 5 - -
Devon - 5 £325 -
Wiltshire +7 2 £278 -8.64%
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) C++
2 31 (55.36%) Security Cleared
3 19 (33.93%) C
4 18 (32.14%) DV Cleared
5 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) Java
6 14 (25.00%) UML
7 13 (23.21%) Windows
7 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
8 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
9 9 (16.07%) C#
9 9 (16.07%) VC++
10 8 (14.29%) Linux
10 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 7 (12.50%) VHDL
11 7 (12.50%) OpenCL
12 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
13 5 (8.93%) Scrum
13 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
13 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
13 5 (8.93%) OO
13 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
14 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
14 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (7.14%) Web Services
14 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
14 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
14 4 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (7.14%) Finance
14 4 (7.14%) Aerospace

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MS Access
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (5.36%) FinalBuilder
3 3 (5.36%) LabVIEW
3 3 (5.36%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) WiX
4 2 (3.57%) GCC
4 2 (3.57%) NUnit
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.79%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) MSTest
5 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Avionics
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) OpenCL
2 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.57%) J2EE
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.79%) FFmpeg
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) MFC
4 1 (1.79%) RESTful
4 1 (1.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) VHDL
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) UML
3 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
4 5 (8.93%) OO
4 5 (8.93%) Scrum
5 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Business Development
6 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Time Management
7 2 (3.57%) BDD
7 2 (3.57%) Regression Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) TDD
7 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (33.93%) C
3 14 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (16.07%) C#
4 9 (16.07%) VC++
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) VB
6 3 (5.36%) VB6
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (32.14%) DV Cleared
3 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.79%) Borland
3 1 (1.79%) SAP