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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 57 56 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +43
Contract jobs citing C++ 95 92 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.26% 2.90% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.26% 7.75% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 10
Average daily rate £364 £439 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.09% +73.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £261 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 10
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.00 £30.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.48 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
1150 1187 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.41% 37.43% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 764 551
Average daily rate £370 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.69 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £44.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Somerset +26 35 £339 - 8
Gloucestershire -11 24 £400 -11.84% 26
Bristol +5 13 £275 -21.42% 13
Devon +5 12 £335 -6.94%
Wiltshire -13 3 £480 +47.69% 10
Dorset -6 2 - - 10
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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++.

1 123 (56.94%) Software Engineering
2 101 (46.76%) Security Cleared
3 89 (41.20%) C#
4 87 (40.28%) Java
5 78 (36.11%) UML
6 77 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (32.41%) SQL
8 64 (29.63%) C
9 56 (25.93%) .NET
10 55 (25.46%) SC Cleared
11 51 (23.61%) Windows
12 46 (21.30%) Linux
13 45 (20.83%) JavaScript
14 43 (19.91%) HTML
14 43 (19.91%) SQL Server
15 42 (19.44%) Unit Testing
16 38 (17.59%) OO
17 36 (16.67%) Scrum
18 35 (16.20%) DV Cleared
19 34 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
20 32 (14.81%) Oracle
21 31 (14.35%) ASP.NET
22 29 (13.43%) .NET Framework
23 28 (12.96%) Automated Testing
24 27 (12.50%) SharePoint
24 27 (12.50%) Windows Server
25 26 (12.04%) IIS
26 25 (11.57%) Visual Studio
27 24 (11.11%) Python
27 24 (11.11%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 26 (12.04%) IIS
3 19 (8.80%) Apache
4 10 (4.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.63%) MS Office
2 6 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.85%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.46%) Primavera
2 1 (0.46%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.63%) LDAP
3 5 (2.31%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.85%) RS-232
4 4 (1.85%) RS-485
5 3 (1.39%) Wireless
6 2 (0.93%) Broadband
6 2 (0.93%) Network Security
6 2 (0.93%) RFID
7 1 (0.46%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.46%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.24%) Big Data
3 3 (1.39%) MySQL
3 3 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.93%) MS Access
4 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.93%) SQLite
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (11.57%) Visual Studio
3 18 (8.33%) Selenium
4 15 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (4.63%) JUnit
6 9 (4.17%) Subversion
7 8 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (3.70%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.78%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.31%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.39%) GDB
10 3 (1.39%) JIRA
10 3 (1.39%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.93%) CppUnit
11 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.93%) MSTest
11 2 (0.93%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.93%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (0.46%) Ant
General
1 14 (6.48%) Aerospace
2 12 (5.56%) Finance
3 11 (5.09%) Electronics
4 10 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.17%) Military
6 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.39%) Avionics
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (49.07%) Developer
2 75 (34.72%) Software Engineer
3 31 (14.35%) Java Developer
4 29 (13.43%) C++ Developer
5 26 (12.04%) .NET Developer
6 22 (10.19%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (7.41%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.48%) Embedded Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Java Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (4.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Tester
12 6 (2.78%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.93%) .NET
2 43 (19.91%) HTML
3 31 (14.35%) ASP.NET
4 29 (13.43%) .NET Framework
5 24 (11.11%) Web Services
6 16 (7.41%) XML
7 13 (6.02%) MFC
8 12 (5.56%) CSS
9 11 (5.09%) Apache Camel
9 11 (5.09%) J2EE
9 11 (5.09%) Spring
10 10 (4.63%) XSLT
11 9 (4.17%) Apache CXF
11 9 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 9 (4.17%) JMS
12 8 (3.70%) JSP
12 8 (3.70%) WPF
13 6 (2.78%) OpenCL
13 6 (2.78%) WCF
14 5 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.94%) User Experience
2 12 (5.56%) VHDL
3 10 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (2.78%) Smartcard
6 5 (2.31%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.85%) Replication
8 3 (1.39%) Verilog
9 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.93%) Physics
10 1 (0.46%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.61%) Windows
2 46 (21.30%) Linux
3 27 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 24 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.94%) Unix
6 7 (3.24%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.85%) Android
7 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.39%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.46%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (56.94%) Software Engineering
2 78 (36.11%) UML
3 77 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 38 (17.59%) OO
6 36 (16.67%) Scrum
7 28 (12.96%) Automated Testing
8 20 (9.26%) Time Management
9 19 (8.80%) ITIL
9 19 (8.80%) Refactoring
9 19 (8.80%) Service Delivery
10 16 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (6.94%) SOA
12 14 (6.48%) Open Source
13 12 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.09%) TDD
15 10 (4.63%) System Testing
15 10 (4.63%) Test Automation
16 9 (4.17%) Line Management
16 9 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 89 (41.20%) C#
2 87 (40.28%) Java
3 70 (32.41%) SQL
4 64 (29.63%) C
5 45 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 24 (11.11%) Python
7 14 (6.48%) VC++
8 12 (5.56%) Ada
8 12 (5.56%) Embedded C++
9 10 (4.63%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.70%) Embedded C
11 7 (3.24%) Ruby
11 7 (3.24%) VB
12 6 (2.78%) Ada 95
12 6 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.78%) Delphi
12 6 (2.78%) Perl
13 5 (2.31%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.85%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (46.76%) Security Cleared
2 55 (25.46%) SC Cleared
3 35 (16.20%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.48%) Degree
5 3 (1.39%) ISEB
5 3 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) QA
2 4 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.85%) SLA
3 3 (1.39%) MISRA
3 3 (1.39%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.93%) DO-254
4 2 (0.93%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Ansible
1 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (14.81%) Oracle
2 17 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.17%) Luciad
4 3 (1.39%) Borland
4 3 (1.39%) ESRI
5 2 (0.93%) Altera
5 2 (0.93%) Apple
5 2 (0.93%) Freescale
5 2 (0.93%) Perforce
5 2 (0.93%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.46%) Siemens
6 1 (0.46%) Sun
6 1 (0.46%) Tableau
6 1 (0.46%) VMware
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £48 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £42.00 - 46.20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
aap3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour + Gaining industry/commercial experience
Posted: 19 days ago