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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 56 89 41
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -48
Contract jobs citing C++ 92 35 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.88% 1.43% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.93% 4.12% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 57
Average daily rate
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£440 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.61% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 27
Average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £32.00 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
1160 850 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.35% 34.67% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 521 593
Average daily rate £378 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 98
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £14.75 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +22 48 £450 +45.16% 22
Dorset -4 12 £248 - 30
Somerset +5 9 £460 +38.86% 21
Bristol -2 9 £350 - 20
Wiltshire -5 7 £300 +23.96% 7
Devon -4 5 £360 +44.00% 10
Cornwall - - - - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 99 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 75 (39.68%) Software Engineering
3 65 (34.39%) Java
4 61 (32.28%) C
5 55 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (28.04%) Linux
6 53 (28.04%) Python
7 50 (26.46%) DV Cleared
8 47 (24.87%) SC Cleared
9 46 (24.34%) OO
10 42 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 38 (20.11%) C#
11 38 (20.11%) SQL
12 35 (18.52%) Perl
13 31 (16.40%) Web Services
14 30 (15.87%) Scrum
14 30 (15.87%) Subversion
15 29 (15.34%) JavaScript
16 28 (14.81%) Ruby
17 27 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
17 27 (14.29%) UML
18 26 (13.76%) ClearCase
19 25 (13.23%) Windows
19 25 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (12.17%) Multithreading
21 22 (11.64%) Degree
21 22 (11.64%) Git (software)
22 21 (11.11%) Electronics
23 20 (10.58%) Release Management
24 19 (10.05%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (5.29%) JBoss
2 7 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 4 (2.12%) IIS
4 2 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.70%) Multicast
3 4 (2.12%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.12%) 3G
3 4 (2.12%) 2G
3 4 (2.12%) 2.5G
3 4 (2.12%) SDH
3 4 (2.12%) 4G
4 3 (1.59%) NAS
4 3 (1.59%) SAN
4 3 (1.59%) IPv4
4 3 (1.59%) IPv6
4 3 (1.59%) Internet
4 3 (1.59%) ASN.1
5 2 (1.06%) DVB
5 2 (1.06%) Wireless
5 2 (1.06%) AMQP
5 2 (1.06%) DLNA
6 1 (0.53%) LDAP
6 1 (0.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) MySQL
2 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.59%) HBase
4 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.59%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.59%) Voldemort
4 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (15.87%) Subversion
2 26 (13.76%) ClearCase
3 22 (11.64%) Git (software)
4 19 (10.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
6 17 (8.99%) Visual Studio
7 14 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
8 10 (5.29%) JUnit
9 9 (4.76%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.23%) Eclipse
11 7 (3.70%) ClearQuest
11 7 (3.70%) Maven
12 6 (3.17%) Ant
12 6 (3.17%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
12 6 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.59%) GCC
13 3 (1.59%) GDB
13 3 (1.59%) Rational Functional Tester
13 3 (1.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (11.11%) Electronics
2 9 (4.76%) Finance
3 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.70%) Games
4 7 (3.70%) Military
5 5 (2.65%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.59%) Avionics
6 3 (1.59%) Billing
6 3 (1.59%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (49.74%) Developer
2 54 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 51 (26.98%) C++ Developer
4 20 (10.58%) Java Developer
5 11 (5.82%) Software Developer
5 11 (5.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (5.29%) Test Engineer
6 10 (5.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (5.29%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.29%) Analyst
7 9 (4.76%) C++/Java Developer
8 8 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.23%) Programmer
9 6 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (3.17%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Graphics Programmer
10 4 (2.12%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (2.12%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.40%) Web Services
2 18 (9.52%) .NET
3 17 (8.99%) HTML
3 17 (8.99%) XML
4 14 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 13 (6.88%) Spring
6 12 (6.35%) STL
7 11 (5.82%) OpenGL
7 11 (5.82%) JPA
8 10 (5.29%) CSS
9 9 (4.76%) PrimeFaces
9 9 (4.76%) JAX-RS
9 9 (4.76%) EJB
9 9 (4.76%) J2EE
9 9 (4.76%) JAXB
9 9 (4.76%) Ajax
9 9 (4.76%) EJB 3.0
9 9 (4.76%) GWT
9 9 (4.76%) JSF
10 7 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (4.76%) Physics
5 8 (4.23%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.65%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.65%) DTV
8 4 (2.12%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.12%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.59%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.06%) iPhone
10 2 (1.06%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.06%) MPEG
10 2 (1.06%) User Experience
10 2 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.04%) Linux
2 25 (13.23%) Windows
3 19 (10.05%) UNIX
4 10 (5.29%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (4.76%) Android
6 8 (4.23%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.06%) Windows CE
8 2 (1.06%) Solaris
8 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Debian
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.68%) Software Engineering
2 55 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (24.34%) OO
4 30 (15.87%) Scrum
5 27 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 27 (14.29%) UML
6 25 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (12.17%) Multithreading
8 20 (10.58%) Release Management
9 18 (9.52%) OOD
10 13 (6.88%) Software Testing
10 13 (6.88%) Validation
11 10 (5.29%) TDD
11 10 (5.29%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
12 9 (4.76%) Workflow
13 8 (4.23%) Information Management
14 7 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
15 6 (3.17%) OOP
15 6 (3.17%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.39%) Java
2 61 (32.28%) C
3 53 (28.04%) Python
4 42 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 38 (20.11%) C#
5 38 (20.11%) SQL
6 35 (18.52%) Perl
7 29 (15.34%) JavaScript
8 28 (14.81%) Ruby
9 16 (8.47%) Embedded C
10 13 (6.88%) Embedded C++
11 11 (5.82%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.23%) PHP
13 6 (3.17%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.65%) VB
15 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.59%) VC++
16 3 (1.59%) Ada
16 3 (1.59%) Objective-C
17 2 (1.06%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 99 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 50 (26.46%) DV Cleared
3 47 (24.87%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.64%) Degree
5 3 (1.59%) ISEB
5 3 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
6 1 (0.53%) CCNA
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.70%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Puppet
1 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (8.47%) Oracle
2 9 (4.76%) Google
3 5 (2.65%) Borland
4 4 (2.12%) Intel
5 3 (1.59%) SAP
5 3 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.53%) Trapeze
6 1 (0.53%) Atmel
6 1 (0.53%) NorthgateArinso
6 1 (0.53%) Sony
6 1 (0.53%) Sun
6 1 (0.53%) Siemens
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
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