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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 80 88 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Contract jobs citing C++ 61 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.02% 1.93% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% 4.96% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 22
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£375 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £289 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.60 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.60 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.33%
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
1112 1149 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.77% 38.84% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 764 425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 67 48
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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
Gloucestershire +4 29 £400 +36.75% 11
Somerset +14 12 - - 14
Wiltshire +1 7 £325 -18.75% 8
Dorset +4 6 £325 -27.77% 5
Bristol -9 1 - - 11
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 79 (51.63%) Software Engineering
2 65 (42.48%) Security Cleared
3 52 (33.99%) C
3 52 (33.99%) Java
4 43 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (24.84%) C#
6 37 (24.18%) Python
7 34 (22.22%) UML
7 34 (22.22%) OO
7 34 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 33 (21.57%) SC Cleared
9 30 (19.61%) Subversion
9 30 (19.61%) Linux
10 28 (18.30%) Web Services
10 28 (18.30%) Bash Shell
11 27 (17.65%) Perl
12 26 (16.99%) Windows
13 25 (16.34%) Ruby
14 24 (15.69%) OOD
14 24 (15.69%) SQL
15 23 (15.03%) ClearCase
16 22 (14.38%) TCP/IP
16 22 (14.38%) .NET
17 20 (13.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 20 (13.07%) Git (software)
18 18 (11.76%) 3G
19 17 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
19 17 (11.11%) Degree
20 16 (10.46%) Visual Studio
20 16 (10.46%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (2.61%) IIS
2 3 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.38%) TCP/IP
2 18 (11.76%) 3G
3 14 (9.15%) 2G
4 13 (8.50%) Wireshark
4 13 (8.50%) SDH
5 12 (7.84%) 2.5G
6 11 (7.19%) 4G
7 4 (2.61%) ASN.1
7 4 (2.61%) IPsec
8 2 (1.31%) DLNA
8 2 (1.31%) Multicast
8 2 (1.31%) DHCP
8 2 (1.31%) HTTP
8 2 (1.31%) GPRS
8 2 (1.31%) GSM
8 2 (1.31%) DNS
8 2 (1.31%) DVB
8 2 (1.31%) Wireless
9 1 (0.65%) Network Security
9 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.31%) MySQL
3 2 (1.31%) MS Access
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) SQLite
4 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (19.61%) Subversion
2 23 (15.03%) ClearCase
3 20 (13.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 20 (13.07%) Git (software)
4 16 (10.46%) Visual Studio
5 11 (7.19%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (5.23%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.27%) ClearQuest
9 4 (2.61%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.61%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.61%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (1.96%) JUnit
10 3 (1.96%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.31%) FinalBuilder
11 2 (1.31%) Maven
12 1 (0.65%) MSTest
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.65%) JIRA
12 1 (0.65%) NUnit
General
1 12 (7.84%) Finance
1 12 (7.84%) Electronics
2 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.92%) Games
4 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.96%) Billing
5 3 (1.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.31%) Military
6 2 (1.31%) Avionics
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (43.14%) Developer
2 61 (39.87%) Software Engineer
3 34 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 13 (8.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (8.50%) Analyst
5 10 (6.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.58%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.58%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.92%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Android Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (2.61%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.30%) Web Services
2 22 (14.38%) .NET
3 16 (10.46%) STL
4 14 (9.15%) HTML
5 12 (7.84%) Spring
6 11 (7.19%) XML
7 8 (5.23%) REST
7 8 (5.23%) CSS
7 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.23%) OpenGL
7 8 (5.23%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.58%) SOAP
8 7 (4.58%) Apache Camel
9 6 (3.92%) GWT
10 5 (3.27%) WPF
10 5 (3.27%) Ajax
10 5 (3.27%) JSP
11 4 (2.61%) J2EE
11 4 (2.61%) Middleware
11 4 (2.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.84%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.19%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (4.58%) Smartcard
7 5 (3.27%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.61%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.61%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.61%) Physics
9 2 (1.31%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.31%) MPEG
9 2 (1.31%) DTV
9 2 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.65%) iPhone
10 1 (0.65%) STB
10 1 (0.65%) VHDL
10 1 (0.65%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.61%) Linux
2 26 (16.99%) Windows
3 9 (5.88%) Android
3 9 (5.88%) UNIX
4 7 (4.58%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (4.58%) Windows CE
4 7 (4.58%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.96%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP Embedded
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (51.63%) Software Engineering
2 43 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.22%) UML
3 34 (22.22%) OO
4 24 (15.69%) OOD
5 17 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (9.15%) Scrum
6 14 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.50%) SDLC
8 12 (7.84%) Information Management
9 10 (6.54%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (6.54%) Multithreading
10 9 (5.88%) Release Management
11 8 (5.23%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.58%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.58%) Software Architecture
12 7 (4.58%) Android Development
13 6 (3.92%) Validation
13 6 (3.92%) Requirements Engineering
14 5 (3.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.99%) C
1 52 (33.99%) Java
2 38 (24.84%) C#
3 37 (24.18%) Python
4 28 (18.30%) Bash Shell
5 27 (17.65%) Perl
6 25 (16.34%) Ruby
7 24 (15.69%) SQL
8 12 (7.84%) Embedded C
9 11 (7.19%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.88%) Embedded C++
11 8 (5.23%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.27%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.61%) VB
13 4 (2.61%) Ada
13 4 (2.61%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.61%) VB6
14 3 (1.96%) VC++
15 2 (1.31%) GLSL
15 2 (1.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 65 (42.48%) Security Cleared
2 34 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 33 (21.57%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (1.31%) ISEB
5 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PhD
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.65%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (6.54%) Oracle
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.92%) Luciad
3 6 (3.92%) Google
4 3 (1.96%) Borland
5 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.65%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.65%) OpenText
6 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago