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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 33 69 95
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +26
Contract jobs citing C++ 150 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.16% 2.27% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.86% 6.09% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 18
Median daily rate £440 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £327 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 17 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.25 £36.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.00 £28.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £47.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -1.26%
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
1082 1165 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.23% 37.27% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 718 739
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 67 66
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.40 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +12 41 £500 +14.28% 26
Somerset +32 33 £319 - 9
Bristol +17 21 £325 - 14
Wiltshire +4 21 £363 +10.68% 5
Devon +14 13 £450 - 4
Dorset +1 11 £385 - 6
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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++.

1 130 (53.72%) Software Engineering
2 120 (49.59%) Java
3 111 (45.87%) Security Cleared
4 80 (33.06%) C
5 75 (30.99%) UML
6 68 (28.10%) SC Cleared
7 65 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (26.03%) C#
9 59 (24.38%) Linux
10 52 (21.49%) OO
11 47 (19.42%) Windows
12 46 (19.01%) SQL
13 41 (16.94%) Python
14 36 (14.88%) DV Cleared
15 35 (14.46%) Scrum
16 27 (11.16%) VC++
17 26 (10.74%) Aerospace
17 26 (10.74%) Degree
18 24 (9.92%) HTML
18 24 (9.92%) Visual Studio
19 23 (9.50%) Time Management
19 23 (9.50%) MATLAB
20 22 (9.09%) .NET
21 21 (8.68%) Rational DOORS
21 21 (8.68%) User Experience
22 19 (7.85%) MFC
22 19 (7.85%) SQL Server
23 18 (7.44%) Embedded C++
23 18 (7.44%) Unit Testing
23 18 (7.44%) Requirements Analysis

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 12 (4.96%) Apache
1 12 (4.96%) SAS
2 9 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.89%) IIS
4 5 (2.07%) Confluence
5 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) GemFire
7 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (3.72%) MS Office
2 4 (1.65%) FrameMaker
2 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) SPSS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Revit
3 1 (0.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.83%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.41%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.41%) Primavera
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.41%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.48%) Wireless
3 5 (2.07%) Broadband
3 5 (2.07%) LDAP
4 3 (1.24%) ASN.1
4 3 (1.24%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.24%) Internet
4 3 (1.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) DAB
5 1 (0.41%) GSM
5 1 (0.41%) NFC
5 1 (0.41%) OFDM
5 1 (0.41%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.41%) RS-232
5 1 (0.41%) RS-485
5 1 (0.41%) RTP
5 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.89%) Big Data
3 6 (2.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.24%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.24%) MySQL
4 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.83%) MS Access
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.41%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (9.92%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.68%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (6.20%) Subversion
4 14 (5.79%) JIRA
5 11 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.48%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.07%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.65%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.65%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (1.24%) CppUnit
10 3 (1.24%) GDB
10 3 (1.24%) JUnit
10 3 (1.24%) Maven
10 3 (1.24%) MSTest
10 3 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.24%) WiX
11 2 (0.83%) FinalBuilder
11 2 (0.83%) GCC
General
1 26 (10.74%) Aerospace
2 13 (5.37%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.72%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.72%) Military
4 8 (3.31%) Electronics
5 4 (1.65%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Avionics
7 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 114 (47.11%) Developer
2 95 (39.26%) Software Engineer
3 50 (20.66%) C++ Developer
4 31 (12.81%) C++ Software Engineer
4 31 (12.81%) Software Developer
5 24 (9.92%) Java Engineer
5 24 (9.92%) Java Software Engineer
6 22 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 16 (6.61%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 15 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.79%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Embedded Engineer
9 14 (5.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 13 (5.37%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
12 10 (4.13%) Analyst
13 9 (3.72%) C++ Software Developer
14 8 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
15 7 (2.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 7 (2.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.92%) HTML
2 22 (9.09%) .NET
3 19 (7.85%) MFC
4 17 (7.02%) Web Services
5 13 (5.37%) Apache Camel
5 13 (5.37%) Spring
6 12 (4.96%) CSS
7 11 (4.55%) Apache CXF
7 11 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.55%) STL
8 9 (3.72%) XML
9 6 (2.48%) OpenCL
10 5 (2.07%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.65%) J2EE
12 3 (1.24%) JSP
12 3 (1.24%) Middleware
12 3 (1.24%) WPF
12 3 (1.24%) XSLT
13 2 (0.83%) Swing
13 2 (0.83%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.68%) User Experience
2 12 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.13%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.13%) VHDL
4 8 (3.31%) Device Driver
4 8 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.89%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.48%) Replication
7 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.65%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.83%) Ergonomics
9 2 (0.83%) Physics
9 2 (0.83%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.41%) SCADA
10 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.38%) Linux
2 47 (19.42%) Windows
3 14 (5.79%) Unix
4 12 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.72%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.07%) Android
8 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.24%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.72%) Software Engineering
2 75 (30.99%) UML
3 65 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (21.49%) OO
5 35 (14.46%) Scrum
6 23 (9.50%) Time Management
7 18 (7.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (7.44%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.37%) OOP
8 13 (5.37%) SDLC
8 13 (5.37%) Software Testing
9 12 (4.96%) Test Scripting
10 11 (4.55%) Information Management
10 11 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.13%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.13%) Multithreading
12 9 (3.72%) Automated Testing
12 9 (3.72%) Requirements Management
13 8 (3.31%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.59%) Java
2 80 (33.06%) C
3 63 (26.03%) C#
4 46 (19.01%) SQL
5 41 (16.94%) Python
6 27 (11.16%) VC++
7 23 (9.50%) MATLAB
8 18 (7.44%) Embedded C++
9 17 (7.02%) Ruby
10 15 (6.20%) Ada
10 15 (6.20%) JavaScript
11 13 (5.37%) R
12 11 (4.55%) Embedded C
13 10 (4.13%) Objective-C
14 9 (3.72%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.89%) Perl
16 6 (2.48%) Ada 95
17 5 (2.07%) VB
18 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
19 3 (1.24%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 111 (45.87%) Security Cleared
2 68 (28.10%) SC Cleared
3 36 (14.88%) DV Cleared
4 26 (10.74%) Degree
5 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.65%) ISEB
7 3 (1.24%) PhD
8 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.55%) QA
2 8 (3.31%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.48%) SLA
4 3 (1.24%) MISRA
4 3 (1.24%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.83%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.83%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (3.72%) Firmware
2 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.41%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Ansible
1 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (7.02%) Oracle
2 13 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.55%) Luciad
4 8 (3.31%) Apple
5 5 (2.07%) Perforce
5 5 (2.07%) VMware
6 2 (0.83%) Broadcom
6 2 (0.83%) IBM
6 2 (0.83%) Siemens
6 2 (0.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.41%) Borland
7 1 (0.41%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
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