The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 72 56 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing C++ 74 59 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 2.62% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.34% 7.33% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 62
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£375 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £293 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 39
Average hourly rate £35.63 £33.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.75 £34.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.09% -7.50%
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1168 805 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.93% 35.78% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 491 618
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 97
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

C++
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++ across the South West region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the South West

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

C++
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++ across the South West region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

C++
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++ within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Gloucestershire -7 30 £360 -17.71% 13
Dorset +14 18 £438 - 19
Somerset -12 10 £290 -3.33% 9
Bristol -20 8 £320 +16.36% 25
Wiltshire -19 2 - - 7
Devon -11 1 £300 -14.28% 4
Cornwall - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 55 (42.97%) Software Engineering
1 55 (42.97%) Security Cleared
2 50 (39.06%) C
3 49 (38.28%) Linux
4 48 (37.50%) Java
5 34 (26.56%) OO
6 32 (25.00%) C#
7 30 (23.44%) Windows
8 28 (21.88%) Python
8 28 (21.88%) SC Cleared
9 27 (21.09%) DV Cleared
10 26 (20.31%) .NET
11 24 (18.75%) UML
12 18 (14.06%) Telecoms
13 17 (13.28%) Ruby
14 16 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
14 16 (12.50%) Scrum
15 15 (11.72%) UNIX
15 15 (11.72%) SQL
15 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (11.72%) Requirements Analysis
16 13 (10.16%) WPF
16 13 (10.16%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (10.16%) OOP
17 12 (9.38%) Embedded C
17 12 (9.38%) MySQL
17 12 (9.38%) Oracle
17 12 (9.38%) Configuration Management
18 11 (8.59%) ClearCase
18 11 (8.59%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.34%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.78%) MS Office
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.78%) Simulink
1 1 (0.78%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (0.78%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
1 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.69%) Multicast
3 5 (3.91%) Wireshark
3 5 (3.91%) LTE
4 4 (3.13%) 3G
5 3 (2.34%) GSM
5 3 (2.34%) UMTS
5 3 (2.34%) AMQP
6 2 (1.56%) 4G
6 2 (1.56%) Wireless
6 2 (1.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.78%) DVB
7 1 (0.78%) RTP
7 1 (0.78%) VoIP
7 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.78%) HTTP
7 1 (0.78%) TETRA
7 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) MySQL
2 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (8.59%) ClearCase
2 11 (8.59%) Subversion
3 7 (5.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.69%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (3.91%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.13%) JIRA
7 3 (2.34%) Maven
7 3 (2.34%) LabVIEW
7 3 (2.34%) Ant
7 3 (2.34%) JUnit
7 3 (2.34%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.34%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.56%) Metasploit
8 2 (1.56%) Valgrind
8 2 (1.56%) JMeter
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 18 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.03%) Electronics
3 4 (3.13%) Back Office
3 4 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.56%) Automotive
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.56%) Games
4 2 (1.56%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.56%) Avionics
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Military
5 1 (0.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (51.56%) Developer
2 45 (35.16%) Software Engineer
3 38 (29.69%) C++ Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Software Developer
5 9 (7.03%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.91%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Programmer
10 4 (3.13%) C++/Java Developer
11 3 (2.34%) C Developer
11 3 (2.34%) C Software Engineer
11 3 (2.34%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.34%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.34%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.31%) .NET
2 13 (10.16%) WPF
3 9 (7.03%) XML
4 8 (6.25%) HTML
4 8 (6.25%) WCF
4 8 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (5.47%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.47%) CSS
5 7 (5.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (5.47%) FFmpeg
5 7 (5.47%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 7 (5.47%) Task Parallel Library
6 6 (4.69%) Web Services
6 6 (4.69%) jQuery
6 6 (4.69%) WF
7 5 (3.91%) WinForms
7 5 (3.91%) OpenMP
7 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.91%) SOAP
8 4 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.91%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.13%) Streaming Video
4 4 (3.13%) Firmware
5 3 (2.34%) Open Source
6 2 (1.56%) DTV
6 2 (1.56%) MPEG
6 2 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.56%) IPTV
7 1 (0.78%) CCTV
7 1 (0.78%) SCADA
7 1 (0.78%) Physics
7 1 (0.78%) iPhone
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Verilog
7 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.28%) Linux
2 30 (23.44%) Windows
3 15 (11.72%) UNIX
4 7 (5.47%) Android
5 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.91%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (3.13%) Solaris
8 3 (2.34%) HPUX
8 3 (2.34%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.97%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.56%) OO
3 24 (18.75%) UML
4 16 (12.50%) Scrum
5 15 (11.72%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.16%) OOP
7 12 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.59%) Change Control
9 9 (7.03%) Validation
9 9 (7.03%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.25%) Release Management
11 7 (5.47%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.47%) Service Management
11 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.69%) Software Testing
12 6 (4.69%) Reverse Engineering
13 5 (3.91%) Test Automation
13 5 (3.91%) Parallel Programming
13 5 (3.91%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.06%) C
2 48 (37.50%) Java
3 32 (25.00%) C#
4 28 (21.88%) Python
5 17 (13.28%) Ruby
6 15 (11.72%) SQL
7 12 (9.38%) Embedded C
8 9 (7.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.03%) Perl
8 9 (7.03%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.47%) Embedded C++
10 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.69%) PHP
10 6 (4.69%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.13%) VC++
12 3 (2.34%) Ada
12 3 (2.34%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.34%) VB
12 3 (2.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 55 (42.97%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 27 (21.09%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.78%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Oracle
2 5 (3.91%) Intel
3 3 (2.34%) QNX
3 3 (2.34%) JBoss
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.56%) HP
4 2 (1.56%) Citrix
4 2 (1.56%) Capita
4 2 (1.56%) Coverity
5 1 (0.78%) Facebook
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
5 1 (0.78%) Google
5 1 (0.78%) CODA
5 1 (0.78%) Telerik
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco
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Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorset
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Rate: £40 - £46 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago