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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 46 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +21
Contract jobs citing C++ 117 81 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.92% 2.63% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.35% 6.90% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 34 21
Median daily rate £425 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.33% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.40 £34.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
1130 1174 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.91% 38.13% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 784 785
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 71 54
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +3 44 £436 +16.33% 17
Devon +21 19 £425 - 2
Bristol +18 17 £425 - 12
Somerset +1 14 - - 8
Dorset 0 11 £385 +18.46% 7
Wiltshire -12 6 £350 +3.70% 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for C++.

1 140 (53.64%) Java
2 118 (45.21%) Software Engineering
3 115 (44.06%) Security Cleared
4 90 (34.48%) C
5 78 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (28.74%) UML
7 67 (25.67%) Linux
8 66 (25.29%) SC Cleared
9 59 (22.61%) Python
10 53 (20.31%) C#
11 51 (19.54%) SQL
12 48 (18.39%) OO
13 47 (18.01%) DV Cleared
14 38 (14.56%) Windows
14 38 (14.56%) Degree
15 34 (13.03%) MATLAB
16 31 (11.88%) Scrum
17 28 (10.73%) Aerospace
18 27 (10.34%) HTML
18 27 (10.34%) Visual Studio
19 24 (9.20%) Rational DOORS
19 24 (9.20%) R
20 23 (8.81%) Finance
21 22 (8.43%) JIRA
22 20 (7.66%) User Experience
22 20 (7.66%) Unix
22 20 (7.66%) VC++
22 20 (7.66%) Embedded C++
23 19 (7.28%) Spring
23 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills

C++
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 13 (4.98%) SAS
2 10 (3.83%) Apache
2 10 (3.83%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.07%) JBoss
4 5 (1.92%) Confluence
5 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) GemFire
7 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.83%) MS Office
2 7 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.68%) SPSS
3 4 (1.53%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Revit
4 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.38%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.30%) Wireless
3 5 (1.92%) Broadband
4 4 (1.53%) LDAP
5 3 (1.15%) ASN.1
5 3 (1.15%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.15%) Internet
5 3 (1.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) DAB
6 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.38%) NFC
6 1 (0.38%) OFDM
6 1 (0.38%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.38%) RS-232
6 1 (0.38%) RS-485
6 1 (0.38%) RTP
6 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 12 (4.60%) Data Mining
3 10 (3.83%) Big Data
4 9 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.15%) MS Access
5 3 (1.15%) MySQL
5 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.38%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.20%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (8.43%) JIRA
4 14 (5.36%) Subversion
5 12 (4.60%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.21%) Rational Rhapsody
7 9 (3.45%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.07%) Hudson
9 6 (2.30%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.92%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.53%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.15%) FinalBuilder
12 3 (1.15%) GDB
12 3 (1.15%) JMeter
12 3 (1.15%) Maven
12 3 (1.15%) MSTest
12 3 (1.15%) NUnit
12 3 (1.15%) Selenium
12 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (10.73%) Aerospace
2 23 (8.81%) Finance
3 15 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.07%) Electronics
5 7 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.68%) Military
6 4 (1.53%) Games
7 3 (1.15%) Avionics
7 3 (1.15%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 118 (45.21%) Developer
2 92 (35.25%) Software Engineer
3 60 (22.99%) C++ Developer
4 31 (11.88%) Software Developer
5 30 (11.49%) C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (9.20%) Java Developer
7 21 (8.05%) Java Engineer
7 21 (8.05%) Java Software Engineer
8 16 (6.13%) Data Scientist
9 15 (5.75%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.36%) Embedded Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 11 (4.21%) Analyst
11 11 (4.21%) C++ Software Developer
11 11 (4.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 11 (4.21%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (3.45%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.07%) DV Cleared Java Developer
13 8 (3.07%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 8 (3.07%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.34%) HTML
2 19 (7.28%) Spring
3 15 (5.75%) MFC
3 15 (5.75%) Web Services
4 13 (4.98%) XML
5 11 (4.21%) Apache Camel
5 11 (4.21%) CSS
5 11 (4.21%) JSON
5 11 (4.21%) STL
6 10 (3.83%) Apache CXF
7 8 (3.07%) .NET
7 8 (3.07%) Hibernate
7 8 (3.07%) jQuery
7 8 (3.07%) OpenCL
8 5 (1.92%) HTML5
8 5 (1.92%) Node.js
9 4 (1.53%) J2EE
9 4 (1.53%) XSD
10 3 (1.15%) SOAP
10 3 (1.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.66%) User Experience
2 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.60%) Mathematics
6 11 (4.21%) VHDL
7 8 (3.07%) Device Driver
7 8 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.30%) Replication
9 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.53%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.53%) Physics
11 3 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.15%) Statistics
12 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.38%) Ergonomics
12 1 (0.38%) IPTV
12 1 (0.38%) Robotics
12 1 (0.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 67 (25.67%) Linux
2 38 (14.56%) Windows
3 20 (7.66%) Unix
4 10 (3.83%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.53%) Android
6 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.15%) VxWorks
7 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (45.21%) Software Engineering
2 78 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (28.74%) UML
4 48 (18.39%) OO
5 31 (11.88%) Scrum
6 19 (7.28%) Time Management
7 17 (6.51%) DevOps
8 14 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (5.36%) TDD
9 13 (4.98%) Analytics
9 13 (4.98%) OOP
9 13 (4.98%) SDLC
9 13 (4.98%) Software Testing
10 12 (4.60%) Data Analytics
10 12 (4.60%) Machine Learning
10 12 (4.60%) Requirements Management
11 11 (4.21%) Multithreading
12 10 (3.83%) Information Management
12 10 (3.83%) Mentoring
12 10 (3.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 140 (53.64%) Java
2 90 (34.48%) C
3 59 (22.61%) Python
4 53 (20.31%) C#
5 51 (19.54%) SQL
6 34 (13.03%) MATLAB
7 24 (9.20%) R
8 20 (7.66%) Embedded C++
8 20 (7.66%) VC++
9 16 (6.13%) Ruby
10 15 (5.75%) Ada
10 15 (5.75%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.75%) JavaScript
11 14 (5.36%) Perl
12 11 (4.21%) Embedded C
13 10 (3.83%) Objective-C
14 8 (3.07%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.30%) Ada 95
15 6 (2.30%) VB
16 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (44.06%) Security Cleared
2 66 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 47 (18.01%) DV Cleared
4 38 (14.56%) Degree
5 12 (4.60%) PhD
6 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) QA
2 8 (3.07%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.30%) SLA
4 4 (1.53%) MISRA
5 3 (1.15%) DO-178B
5 3 (1.15%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.77%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.77%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.77%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (2.68%) Firmware
2 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.13%) Oracle
3 10 (3.83%) Luciad
4 8 (3.07%) Apple
4 8 (3.07%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.92%) Perforce
5 5 (1.92%) VMware
6 2 (0.77%) Broadcom
6 2 (0.77%) IBM
6 2 (0.77%) SAP
6 2 (0.77%) Siemens
6 2 (0.77%) Tableau
7 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.38%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.38%) Borland
7 1 (0.38%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
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