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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 54 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing C++ 96 110 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.47% 3.43% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.53% 8.50% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 46
Median daily rate £400 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £274 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 17
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.85 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.40 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.44 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +1.10%
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
1125 1294 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.61% 40.34% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 871 749
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £482 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 62 81
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.00 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +9 37 £425 +11.47% 24
Somerset +5 18 - -
Bristol +20 16 £400 +41.59% 16
Wiltshire -5 10 £318 -15.33% 3
Devon +7 5 £315 -2.70% 2
Dorset +2 3 £388 - 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 81 (40.10%) Java
2 75 (37.13%) Software Engineering
3 74 (36.63%) Security Cleared
4 67 (33.17%) C#
5 65 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (31.68%) C
7 49 (24.26%) SQL
8 45 (22.28%) SC Cleared
9 44 (21.78%) UML
10 36 (17.82%) OO
11 34 (16.83%) Python
12 33 (16.34%) HTML
12 33 (16.34%) SQL Server
13 28 (13.86%) .NET
13 28 (13.86%) Linux
13 28 (13.86%) Embedded C++
13 28 (13.86%) DV Cleared
14 23 (11.39%) Windows
15 22 (10.89%) Visual Studio
15 22 (10.89%) Embedded C
15 22 (10.89%) Scrum
16 19 (9.41%) XML
17 18 (8.91%) JavaScript
18 17 (8.42%) Rational DOORS
19 16 (7.92%) Requirements Management
20 15 (7.43%) TDD
20 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET
20 15 (7.43%) Unix
21 14 (6.93%) IBM
21 14 (6.93%) Microsoft

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 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.49%) Apache
5 3 (1.49%) IIS
5 3 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.97%) InfoPath
2 5 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.49%) CATIA
3 3 (1.49%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.46%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.98%) DHCP
2 4 (1.98%) SNMP
3 3 (1.49%) AMQP
3 3 (1.49%) Wireless
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
4 2 (0.99%) MQTT
4 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.50%) 802.15
5 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) LAN
5 1 (0.50%) RS-232
5 1 (0.50%) RS-485
5 1 (0.50%) Skype
5 1 (0.50%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.50%) VoIP
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.44%) Hadoop
3 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.95%) Big Data
4 10 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.97%) Power BI
8 4 (1.98%) MS Access
9 2 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.50%) MySQL
10 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 22 (10.89%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.42%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (5.45%) JMeter
3 11 (5.45%) LoadRunner
4 8 (3.96%) Subversion
5 7 (3.47%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.47%) Selenium
6 6 (2.97%) JIRA
6 6 (2.97%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.48%) Zephyr
8 4 (1.98%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.98%) NUnit
8 4 (1.98%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (1.98%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.49%) Hudson
9 3 (1.49%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (6.93%) Aerospace
2 13 (6.44%) Finance
3 9 (4.46%) Electronics
3 9 (4.46%) Military
4 8 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.98%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Avionics
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (41.09%) Developer
2 58 (28.71%) Software Engineer
3 30 (14.85%) C++ Developer
4 22 (10.89%) Software Developer
5 20 (9.90%) Embedded Engineer
6 18 (8.91%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (7.92%) C# Developer
7 16 (7.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 16 (7.92%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (6.44%) Tester
10 12 (5.94%) C++/C# Developer
10 12 (5.94%) Java Engineer
10 12 (5.94%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) C++ Software Developer
12 9 (4.46%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.96%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (3.47%) C++/Java Developer
14 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.34%) HTML
2 28 (13.86%) .NET
3 19 (9.41%) XML
4 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.93%) HTML5
6 13 (6.44%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.44%) Web Services
7 10 (4.95%) JSON
8 8 (3.96%) MFC
9 6 (2.97%) SOAP
10 5 (2.48%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.48%) CSS
10 5 (2.48%) jQuery
10 5 (2.48%) Spring
10 5 (2.48%) XSD
11 4 (1.98%) Qt
12 3 (1.49%) FFmpeg
12 3 (1.49%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.49%) Node.js
12 3 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.44%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (3.47%) User Experience
3 6 (2.97%) Mathematics
3 6 (2.97%) Physics
4 5 (2.48%) ASIC
4 5 (2.48%) Device Driver
5 4 (1.98%) CESG
5 4 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (1.98%) iPad
5 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.98%) Streaming Video
5 4 (1.98%) Video Editing
6 3 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.99%) iPhone
7 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.99%) RIA
7 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.86%) Linux
2 23 (11.39%) Windows
3 15 (7.43%) Unix
4 3 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.49%) Windows CE
5 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.99%) CentOS
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.13%) Software Engineering
2 65 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.78%) UML
4 36 (17.82%) OO
5 22 (10.89%) Scrum
6 16 (7.92%) Requirements Management
7 15 (7.43%) TDD
8 13 (6.44%) ITIL
8 13 (6.44%) Time Management
9 12 (5.94%) Web Development
10 10 (4.95%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.95%) SysML
11 9 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.46%) MODAF
11 9 (4.46%) TOGAF
11 9 (4.46%) Validation
12 7 (3.47%) Functional Testing
12 7 (3.47%) Migration
12 7 (3.47%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (3.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.10%) Java
2 67 (33.17%) C#
3 64 (31.68%) C
4 49 (24.26%) SQL
5 34 (16.83%) Python
6 28 (13.86%) Embedded C++
7 22 (10.89%) Embedded C
8 18 (8.91%) JavaScript
9 12 (5.94%) Perl
10 10 (4.95%) VC++
11 9 (4.46%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.96%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.97%) Ada
13 6 (2.97%) Ruby
13 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.49%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.49%) Delphi
15 3 (1.49%) R
16 2 (0.99%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 74 (36.63%) Security Cleared
2 45 (22.28%) SC Cleared
3 28 (13.86%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.94%) Degree
5 4 (1.98%) CEH
5 4 (1.98%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.99%) PhD
7 1 (0.50%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.50%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.98%) ISO 14001
2 4 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.50%) JTAG
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (4.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.49%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (6.93%) IBM
1 14 (6.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.96%) Oracle
3 5 (2.48%) HP
3 5 (2.48%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.98%) Nintex
5 3 (1.49%) PTC
5 3 (1.49%) Remedy
6 2 (0.99%) EMC
6 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Borland
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) Intel
7 1 (0.50%) Luciad
7 1 (0.50%) Motorola
7 1 (0.50%) Renesas
7 1 (0.50%) Tableau
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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