The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 94 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 49 103 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 4.39% 4.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 11.31% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 42
Average daily rate £345 £275 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £32.00 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1223 911 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.26% 38.83% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 507 781
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 99
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.63 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
C++
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 13 £275 - 23
Bristol -17 10 £345 +35.29% 59
Somerset -35 5 £450 +45.16% 22
Devon -2 4 £450 - 2
Wiltshire -51 3 £400 +66.66% 12
Dorset -11 2 £450 +20.00% 10
Cornwall - 1 £450 -
Avon - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 37 (42.05%) Linux
2 35 (39.77%) C
2 35 (39.77%) Software Engineering
3 34 (38.64%) Security Cleared
4 27 (30.68%) Java
5 24 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 20 (22.73%) OO
6 20 (22.73%) Python
7 19 (21.59%) Degree
8 18 (20.45%) OOP
9 16 (18.18%) C#
9 16 (18.18%) MATLAB
10 15 (17.05%) DV Cleared
11 14 (15.91%) Multithreading
11 14 (15.91%) Windows
12 13 (14.77%) UNIX
12 13 (14.77%) HTML
12 13 (14.77%) MySQL
13 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 11 (12.50%) UML
14 10 (11.36%) XML
14 10 (11.36%) .NET
14 10 (11.36%) Signal Processing
15 9 (10.23%) Reverse Engineering
15 9 (10.23%) Wireshark
15 9 (10.23%) CSS
15 9 (10.23%) HPUX
16 8 (9.09%) Ruby
16 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
17 7 (7.95%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.14%) Apache
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) 4G
4 2 (2.27%) Internet
4 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.14%) DVB
5 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) 3G
5 1 (1.14%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.68%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.27%) JMeter
3 2 (2.27%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) Xcode
4 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.14%) Toad
4 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 24 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.27%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Military
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Developer
2 32 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) C++ Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Software Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Android Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Architect
5 4 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) PHP Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Development Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (2.27%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Graduate
7 2 (2.27%) Analyst
7 2 (2.27%) Tester
7 2 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.27%) Programmer
7 2 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) HTML
2 10 (11.36%) XML
2 10 (11.36%) .NET
3 9 (10.23%) CSS
4 6 (6.82%) XSLT
5 5 (5.68%) jQuery
6 4 (4.55%) Django
6 4 (4.55%) WPF
6 4 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (4.55%) HTML5
6 4 (4.55%) MFC
6 4 (4.55%) WinForms
7 3 (3.41%) JSON
7 3 (3.41%) WCF
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.27%) Symfony
8 2 (2.27%) SOAP
8 2 (2.27%) STL
8 2 (2.27%) Web Services
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Physics
1 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.55%) IPTV
2 4 (4.55%) MPEG
2 4 (4.55%) DTV
3 3 (3.41%) Biometrics
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.27%) Open Source
4 2 (2.27%) iPhone
4 2 (2.27%) Firmware
5 1 (1.14%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.14%) CUDA
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.05%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) Windows
3 13 (14.77%) UNIX
4 9 (10.23%) HPUX
5 5 (5.68%) Android
6 3 (3.41%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.27%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.14%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.14%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Software Engineering
2 20 (22.73%) OO
3 18 (20.45%) OOP
4 14 (15.91%) Multithreading
5 11 (12.50%) UML
6 10 (11.36%) Signal Processing
7 9 (10.23%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.55%) Android Development
8 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.55%) Service Management
8 4 (4.55%) MVC
8 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.41%) TDD
9 3 (3.41%) Validation
9 3 (3.41%) Scrum
9 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.41%) Change Control
10 2 (2.27%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.27%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.77%) C
2 27 (30.68%) Java
3 20 (22.73%) Python
4 16 (18.18%) C#
4 16 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.09%) Ruby
7 7 (7.95%) SQL
8 6 (6.82%) PHP
8 6 (6.82%) Embedded C++
9 5 (5.68%) Embedded C
10 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.41%) Perl
11 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.27%) PHP5
12 2 (2.27%) VB
12 2 (2.27%) VC++
12 2 (2.27%) VB6
13 1 (1.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 34 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.59%) Degree
3 15 (17.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.14%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Facebook
3 2 (2.27%) Twitter
3 2 (2.27%) Capita
3 2 (2.27%) Google
3 2 (2.27%) HP
3 2 (2.27%) Intel
3 2 (2.27%) Citrix
3 2 (2.27%) MKS
3 2 (2.27%) PTC
4 1 (1.14%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.14%) Telerik
4 1 (1.14%) EMC
Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Posted: 15 days ago
Yeovil
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 26 days ago