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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 120 134 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 19 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.66% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.69% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 21
Median daily rate £525 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £274 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +52.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
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
2655 3057 3155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.06% 95.77% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1746 2056 2037
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 156 227
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -5 7 £350 -12.50% 3
Bristol - 6 £525 -
Somerset +24 2 - -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 30 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) C
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.67%) UML
7 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
8 4 (13.33%) VC++
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
8 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
8 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Scrum
9 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
9 3 (10.00%) LabVIEW
9 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.00%) Python
9 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 2 (6.67%) Test Automation

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (10.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) C++Builder
5 1 (3.33%) CMake
5 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) MFC
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) DCOM
3 1 (3.33%) FFmpeg
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) OpenCL
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) C
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
6 4 (13.33%) VC++
7 3 (10.00%) Python
8 2 (6.67%) Apex Code
8 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.67%) Perl
8 2 (6.67%) Ruby
9 1 (3.33%) Ada
9 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 14001
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com