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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 53 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 101 70 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.00% 3.26% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.22% 8.83% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 59
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£425 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £212 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £346 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 30
Average hourly rate £36.81 £34.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £12.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
1229 793 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.46% 36.90% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 518 608
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 66 95
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.22 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -1 30 £454 - 29
Dorset +5 23 £438 +143.05% 9
Wiltshire -12 17 £405 +29.60% 6
Somerset -9 13 £500 +66.66% 14
Bristol -17 11 £320 -1.53% 39
Devon -16 1 - - 5
Cornwall - - - - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 80 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 63 (38.89%) Linux
3 61 (37.65%) Software Engineering
4 60 (37.04%) C
4 60 (37.04%) Java
5 42 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 39 (24.07%) OO
6 39 (24.07%) Python
7 37 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 34 (20.99%) C#
10 32 (19.75%) SQL
11 30 (18.52%) Windows
12 26 (16.05%) UML
13 24 (14.81%) .NET
13 24 (14.81%) Bash Shell
14 23 (14.20%) Scrum
15 20 (12.35%) Perl
16 19 (11.73%) Multithreading
17 18 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
17 18 (11.11%) Oracle
17 18 (11.11%) UNIX
17 18 (11.11%) Embedded C
18 17 (10.49%) Ruby
18 17 (10.49%) Subversion
18 17 (10.49%) Rational DOORS
19 16 (9.88%) Embedded Systems
19 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (9.88%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (4.94%) JBoss
1 8 (4.94%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.62%) MS Office
1 1 (0.62%) Simulink
1 1 (0.62%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.62%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
1 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.94%) Multicast
3 4 (2.47%) AMQP
3 4 (2.47%) LTE
4 3 (1.85%) 3G
4 3 (1.85%) GSM
4 3 (1.85%) UMTS
5 2 (1.23%) SAN
5 2 (1.23%) Internet
5 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 2 (1.23%) NAS
5 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.62%) LDAP
6 1 (0.62%) TETRA
6 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.62%) RTP
6 1 (0.62%) DNS
6 1 (0.62%) VoIP
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
6 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) MySQL
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.23%) HBase
4 2 (1.23%) Voldemort
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.23%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) MS Access
5 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Subversion
1 17 (10.49%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (9.88%) ClearCase
3 11 (6.79%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.79%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (4.94%) JUnit
7 7 (4.32%) Ant
7 7 (4.32%) Maven
7 7 (4.32%) SoapUI
7 7 (4.32%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.09%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.47%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.85%) JIRA
11 3 (1.85%) Valgrind
12 2 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.23%) Selenium
12 2 (1.23%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 14 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.41%) Electronics
3 5 (3.09%) Military
4 4 (2.47%) Back Office
4 4 (2.47%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.47%) Games
5 3 (1.85%) Finance
5 3 (1.85%) Avionics
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (54.94%) Developer
2 51 (31.48%) C++ Developer
3 46 (28.40%) Software Engineer
4 16 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 8 (4.94%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.94%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) C++/Java Developer
8 6 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Analyst
8 6 (3.70%) Programmer
9 5 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (2.47%) Graphics Programmer
11 3 (1.85%) C++/C# Developer
11 3 (1.85%) C Developer
11 3 (1.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.81%) .NET
2 16 (9.88%) Web Services
3 13 (8.02%) XML
3 13 (8.02%) WPF
4 8 (4.94%) Hibernate
4 8 (4.94%) HTML
4 8 (4.94%) JPA
5 7 (4.32%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (4.32%) Qt
5 7 (4.32%) FFmpeg
5 7 (4.32%) JAX-RS
5 7 (4.32%) PrimeFaces
5 7 (4.32%) J2EE
5 7 (4.32%) EJB
5 7 (4.32%) CSS
5 7 (4.32%) .NET Framework
5 7 (4.32%) JAXB
5 7 (4.32%) Spring
5 7 (4.32%) JSF
5 7 (4.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) Embedded Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.17%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.94%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.09%) Physics
7 4 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.85%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.85%) Biometrics
9 2 (1.23%) DTV
9 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.23%) iPhone
9 2 (1.23%) Open Source
9 2 (1.23%) iPad
9 2 (1.23%) User Experience
10 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.89%) Linux
2 30 (18.52%) Windows
3 18 (11.11%) UNIX
4 11 (6.79%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (4.94%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.70%) Android
7 5 (3.09%) Solaris
8 2 (1.23%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.62%) Debian
9 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.65%) Software Engineering
2 39 (24.07%) OO
3 37 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (16.05%) UML
5 23 (14.20%) Scrum
6 19 (11.73%) Multithreading
7 18 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (9.26%) Release Management
10 14 (8.64%) Validation
11 12 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.79%) Software Testing
13 9 (5.56%) OOP
14 8 (4.94%) Change Control
15 7 (4.32%) Workflow
15 7 (4.32%) Unit Testing
16 6 (3.70%) Parallel Programming
16 6 (3.70%) Signal Processing
16 6 (3.70%) Bayesian Methods
17 5 (3.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.04%) C
1 60 (37.04%) Java
2 39 (24.07%) Python
3 34 (20.99%) C#
4 32 (19.75%) SQL
5 24 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 20 (12.35%) Perl
7 18 (11.11%) Embedded C
8 17 (10.49%) Ruby
9 15 (9.26%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.56%) Embedded C++
11 8 (4.94%) MATLAB
11 8 (4.94%) PHP
12 7 (4.32%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.70%) VB
13 6 (3.70%) VC++
13 6 (3.70%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.47%) Assembly Language
14 4 (2.47%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 80 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 42 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 36 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.79%) Degree
5 2 (1.23%) ISEB
5 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CCNA
6 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Puppet
1 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (11.11%) Oracle
2 6 (3.70%) Intel
3 3 (1.85%) QNX
3 3 (1.85%) Google
4 2 (1.23%) Coverity
4 2 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco
5 1 (0.62%) Sun
5 1 (0.62%) Siemens
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.62%) CODA
5 1 (0.62%) Sony
5 1 (0.62%) Trapeze
5 1 (0.62%) NorthgateArinso
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