The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 142 140 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -32
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 5 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.067% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.072% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 13
Average daily rate
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£255 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £285
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.22%
C++ Software Engineer
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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
3007 2763 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.73% 92.50% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1650 1384
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 160 163
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 March 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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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
Dorset - 3 £255 - 1
Gloucestershire -12 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £325 - 2
Somerset - - - - 5
Wiltshire - - - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title 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 with C++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Physics
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Billing
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) GLSL
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows CE
4 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) PhD
5 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) MPEG
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title 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 with C++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DVB
2 1 (10.00%) ASN.1
2 1 (10.00%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) JNI
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) MFC
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Physics
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) STB
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) MPEG
3 1 (10.00%) iDTV
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) DRM
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) GLSL
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
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