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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 34 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 147 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.02% 2.03% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.23% 5.55% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 22
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £329 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 16 13
Median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.25 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -0.63%
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
1111 1099 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.97% 36.66% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 702 763
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 64 72
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.70 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.15 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +3 43 £436 +9.06% 26
Somerset +28 28 - - 5
Bristol +18 21 £350 - 16
Wiltshire +6 19 £363 +11.11% 7
Devon - 17 £425 - 4
Dorset -1 12 £385 +18.46% 6
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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++.

1 133 (52.16%) Java
2 126 (49.41%) Software Engineering
3 113 (44.31%) Security Cleared
4 87 (34.12%) C
5 75 (29.41%) UML
6 70 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (25.88%) SC Cleared
8 63 (24.71%) Linux
9 56 (21.96%) C#
10 53 (20.78%) OO
11 51 (20.00%) SQL
12 50 (19.61%) Python
13 42 (16.47%) Windows
13 42 (16.47%) DV Cleared
14 34 (13.33%) Scrum
15 33 (12.94%) Degree
16 29 (11.37%) Aerospace
17 28 (10.98%) MATLAB
18 27 (10.59%) VC++
18 27 (10.59%) Visual Studio
19 24 (9.41%) Rational DOORS
20 22 (8.63%) HTML
20 22 (8.63%) Time Management
21 20 (7.84%) User Experience
21 20 (7.84%) Unix
21 20 (7.84%) Embedded C++
22 19 (7.45%) MFC
22 19 (7.45%) JIRA
23 18 (7.06%) Ruby
23 18 (7.06%) Finance

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 13 (5.10%) SAS
2 12 (4.71%) Apache
3 8 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.96%) Confluence
4 5 (1.96%) JBoss
5 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.18%) Node.js
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) GemFire
7 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) MS Office
2 7 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.35%) SPSS
4 4 (1.57%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Revit
5 1 (0.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.39%) Primavera
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.39%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.35%) Wireless
3 5 (1.96%) Broadband
3 5 (1.96%) LDAP
4 3 (1.18%) ASN.1
4 3 (1.18%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.18%) Internet
4 3 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.39%) DAB
5 1 (0.39%) NFC
5 1 (0.39%) OFDM
5 1 (0.39%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.39%) RS-232
5 1 (0.39%) RS-485
5 1 (0.39%) RTP
5 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.10%) Hadoop
1 13 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.53%) Big Data
3 7 (2.75%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.18%) MS Access
4 3 (1.18%) MySQL
4 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.39%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (10.59%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.41%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (7.45%) JIRA
4 15 (5.88%) Subversion
5 11 (4.31%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (3.53%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.96%) Hudson
8 5 (1.96%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.96%) NetBeans
8 5 (1.96%) Rational Functional Tester
9 4 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.18%) CppUnit
10 3 (1.18%) FinalBuilder
10 3 (1.18%) GDB
10 3 (1.18%) JUnit
10 3 (1.18%) Maven
10 3 (1.18%) MSTest
10 3 (1.18%) WiX
General
1 29 (11.37%) Aerospace
2 18 (7.06%) Finance
3 15 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.53%) Military
5 8 (3.14%) Electronics
6 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.57%) Games
8 3 (1.18%) Avionics
9 2 (0.78%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 117 (45.88%) Developer
2 95 (37.25%) Software Engineer
3 58 (22.75%) C++ Developer
4 33 (12.94%) Software Developer
5 31 (12.16%) C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (9.41%) Java Engineer
6 24 (9.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 23 (9.02%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.27%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 15 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
9 15 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Analyst
11 12 (4.71%) C# Developer
12 11 (4.31%) C++ Software Developer
12 11 (4.31%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (3.92%) Data Scientist
14 8 (3.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 7 (2.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 7 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.63%) HTML
2 19 (7.45%) MFC
3 18 (7.06%) Spring
4 17 (6.67%) Web Services
5 13 (5.10%) .NET
5 13 (5.10%) Apache Camel
6 12 (4.71%) CSS
7 11 (4.31%) Apache CXF
7 11 (4.31%) STL
8 10 (3.92%) XML
9 7 (2.75%) OpenCL
10 6 (2.35%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.96%) jQuery
11 5 (1.96%) JSON
12 4 (1.57%) J2EE
13 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.18%) JSP
13 3 (1.18%) Swing
13 3 (1.18%) XSL
13 3 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.84%) User Experience
2 13 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.71%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.92%) VHDL
6 8 (3.14%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.35%) Replication
8 4 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.57%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.18%) Physics
10 2 (0.78%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.78%) Statistics
11 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.39%) Ergonomics
11 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.71%) Linux
2 42 (16.47%) Windows
3 20 (7.84%) Unix
4 9 (3.53%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (2.35%) Android
5 6 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.18%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (49.41%) Software Engineering
2 75 (29.41%) UML
3 70 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (20.78%) OO
5 34 (13.33%) Scrum
6 22 (8.63%) Time Management
7 16 (6.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (5.49%) Software Testing
9 13 (5.10%) DevOps
9 13 (5.10%) OOP
9 13 (5.10%) SDLC
10 11 (4.31%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.31%) Information Management
10 11 (4.31%) Multithreading
10 11 (4.31%) Requirements Management
11 10 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.92%) TDD
11 10 (3.92%) Test Scripting
11 10 (3.92%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (52.16%) Java
2 87 (34.12%) C
3 56 (21.96%) C#
4 51 (20.00%) SQL
5 50 (19.61%) Python
6 28 (10.98%) MATLAB
7 27 (10.59%) VC++
8 20 (7.84%) Embedded C++
9 18 (7.06%) R
9 18 (7.06%) Ruby
10 16 (6.27%) Ada
11 15 (5.88%) Bash Shell
12 13 (5.10%) Perl
13 12 (4.71%) JavaScript
14 11 (4.31%) Embedded C
14 11 (4.31%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.35%) Ada 95
15 6 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.35%) VB
16 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (44.31%) Security Cleared
2 66 (25.88%) SC Cleared
3 42 (16.47%) DV Cleared
4 33 (12.94%) Degree
5 7 (2.75%) PhD
6 6 (2.35%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.96%) ISEB
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.31%) QA
2 9 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.35%) SLA
4 4 (1.57%) MISRA
5 3 (1.18%) DO-178B
5 3 (1.18%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.18%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.78%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.78%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (3.14%) Firmware
2 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.35%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) Ansible
3 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (6.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.88%) Oracle
3 11 (4.31%) Luciad
4 8 (3.14%) Apple
5 5 (1.96%) Perforce
5 5 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.96%) VMware
6 2 (0.78%) Broadcom
6 2 (0.78%) IBM
6 2 (0.78%) Siemens
6 2 (0.78%) Tableau
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.39%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.39%) Borland
7 1 (0.39%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
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