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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 41 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 136 61 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.26% 2.00% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.77% 5.33% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 24 11
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£375 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 8
Average hourly rate £42.38 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £33.68 £24.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
1263 1145 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.53% 37.58% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 755 446
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 49 42
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £19.75 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
Gloucestershire +6 53 £375 +7.14% 22
Somerset +23 43 £375 +15.38% 14
Wiltshire +8 16 £338 - 5
Bristol -7 8 £425 - 34
Dorset +1 5 £325 -25.71% 13
Cornwall - 2 - -
Devon -2 1 - - 9
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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++.

1 100 (48.31%) Software Engineering
2 94 (45.41%) Java
3 93 (44.93%) Security Cleared
4 77 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (34.78%) C#
6 63 (30.43%) SQL
7 60 (28.99%) UML
8 56 (27.05%) C
9 51 (24.64%) HTML
10 49 (23.67%) DV Cleared
11 48 (23.19%) SC Cleared
12 46 (22.22%) Python
13 45 (21.74%) .NET
14 38 (18.36%) Oracle
15 37 (17.87%) Windows
16 36 (17.39%) Linux
17 35 (16.91%) OO
17 35 (16.91%) Web Services
18 34 (16.43%) Scrum
19 31 (14.98%) SQL Server
20 30 (14.49%) JavaScript
21 29 (14.01%) Perl
22 28 (13.53%) ASP.NET
23 27 (13.04%) XML
24 25 (12.08%) Ruby
25 24 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
25 24 (11.59%) Bash Shell
26 23 (11.11%) Finance
27 21 (10.14%) Spring
27 21 (10.14%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (9.18%) IIS
2 16 (7.73%) Apache
3 15 (7.25%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.73%) 3G
2 15 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.80%) 2G
4 11 (5.31%) Wireshark
4 11 (5.31%) SDH
5 10 (4.83%) 2.5G
6 9 (4.35%) 4G
7 6 (2.90%) IPsec
8 4 (1.93%) LDAP
8 4 (1.93%) HTTP
8 4 (1.93%) Internet
9 3 (1.45%) Wireless
10 2 (0.97%) X.509
10 2 (0.97%) DNS
10 2 (0.97%) GPRS
10 2 (0.97%) GSM
10 2 (0.97%) VoIP
10 2 (0.97%) DHCP
11 1 (0.48%) ASN.1
11 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.38%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.90%) MySQL
5 5 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.45%) SQLite
6 3 (1.45%) MS Access
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.73%) Subversion
3 14 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (6.28%) ClearCase
5 12 (5.80%) LoadRunner
5 12 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 12 (5.80%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.90%) JBehave
7 6 (2.90%) JMeter
7 6 (2.90%) Selenium
7 6 (2.90%) Rational Functional Tester
8 5 (2.42%) NUnit
8 5 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.93%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (1.93%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (1.93%) JIRA
9 4 (1.93%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (11.11%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Aerospace
3 9 (4.35%) Electronics
4 8 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.90%) Games
6 5 (2.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.97%) Avionics
7 2 (0.97%) Military
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (48.31%) Developer
2 74 (35.75%) Software Engineer
3 37 (17.87%) C++ Developer
4 22 (10.63%) .NET Developer
5 20 (9.66%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (6.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 14 (6.76%) Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.83%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (4.35%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.38%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.90%) Architect
13 6 (2.90%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (2.42%) iOS Developer
14 5 (2.42%) Android Developer
14 5 (2.42%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.64%) HTML
2 45 (21.74%) .NET
3 35 (16.91%) Web Services
4 28 (13.53%) ASP.NET
5 27 (13.04%) XML
6 21 (10.14%) Spring
7 20 (9.66%) CSS
8 18 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 15 (7.25%) JSP
9 15 (7.25%) STL
9 15 (7.25%) Apache Camel
10 12 (5.80%) Apache CXF
11 11 (5.31%) SOAP
12 8 (3.86%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.38%) OpenGL
13 7 (3.38%) COM+
14 6 (2.90%) MFC
14 6 (2.90%) ADO.NET
14 6 (2.90%) XSL
14 6 (2.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.21%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.76%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.83%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (4.83%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.42%) VHDL
7 4 (1.93%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.93%) iPhone
7 4 (1.93%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.45%) User Experience
8 3 (1.45%) iPad
8 3 (1.45%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.97%) SystemC
9 2 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.97%) Physics
9 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.87%) Windows
2 36 (17.39%) Linux
3 17 (8.21%) UNIX
4 11 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.83%) Android
6 8 (3.86%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (3.38%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.42%) Windows CE
9 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.45%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (48.31%) Software Engineering
2 77 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (28.99%) UML
4 35 (16.91%) OO
5 34 (16.43%) Scrum
6 24 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (9.66%) TDD
7 20 (9.66%) OOD
8 19 (9.18%) Information Management
8 19 (9.18%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.21%) Web Development
11 15 (7.25%) ITIL
12 13 (6.28%) Automated Testing
13 12 (5.80%) Configuration Management
14 11 (5.31%) Software Delivery
15 10 (4.83%) SDLC
15 10 (4.83%) Android Development
16 9 (4.35%) Service Delivery
16 9 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 94 (45.41%) Java
2 72 (34.78%) C#
3 63 (30.43%) SQL
4 56 (27.05%) C
5 46 (22.22%) Python
6 30 (14.49%) JavaScript
7 29 (14.01%) Perl
8 25 (12.08%) Ruby
9 24 (11.59%) Bash Shell
10 13 (6.28%) Embedded C
11 11 (5.31%) Shell Script
12 10 (4.83%) PL/SQL
13 9 (4.35%) VB
13 9 (4.35%) VB6
14 8 (3.86%) T-SQL
15 7 (3.38%) Embedded C++
16 6 (2.90%) Ada
16 6 (2.90%) Objective-C
17 5 (2.42%) MATLAB
17 5 (2.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 93 (44.93%) Security Cleared
2 49 (23.67%) DV Cleared
3 48 (23.19%) SC Cleared
4 21 (10.14%) Degree
5 10 (4.83%) ISEB
6 9 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.97%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.48%) TickIT
4 1 (0.48%) HL7
4 1 (0.48%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) Puppet
1 3 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (18.36%) Oracle
2 15 (7.25%) Luciad
3 10 (4.83%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.90%) OpenText
5 5 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.93%) VMware
7 3 (1.45%) Google
8 1 (0.48%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.48%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.48%) EMC
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Fixed 12 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £39.25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £32 - 37 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago