The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 129 131 141
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 7 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.60% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.63% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £440 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.03% -8.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £48.50 £32.50 £31.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.23% +2.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £31.00 £29.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £41.50 £34.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
C++ Software Engineer
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
2644 3150 3223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.36% 95.17% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1708 1994 2079
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 225 180
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

C++ Software Engineer
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++ Software Engineer across the South West region.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

C++ Software Engineer
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++ Software Engineer across the South West region.

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

C++ Software Engineer
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++ Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Bristol - 4 - - 4
Gloucestershire +2 2 £440 +28.93% 3
Wiltshire +5 1 - -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) UML
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Ada
4 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) C
6 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Def Stans
7 1 (7.14%) IEC 61508
7 1 (7.14%) PyQt
7 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Subversion
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) JavaFX

C++ Software Engineer 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JavaFX
1 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
1 1 (7.14%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Ada
4 3 (21.43%) C
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.14%) Delphi
6 1 (7.14%) Pascal
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Def Stans
1 1 (7.14%) IEC 61508
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Borland
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft