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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 61 97 36
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -61
Contract jobs citing C++ 90 33 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.85% 1.16% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.60% 3.27% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 67
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £252 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £366 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 25
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £28.33 £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
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
1184 1010 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.54% 35.51% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 595 596
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 36 87
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £14.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +19 39 £450 +63.63% 14
Wiltshire +15 19 £325 +16.69% 16
Dorset +8 14 £248 - 13
Somerset +4 8 - - 21
Devon -1 5 £360 +41.17% 4
Bristol -13 3 £325 -18.23% 26
Cornwall - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 96 (48.24%) Security Cleared
2 86 (43.22%) Software Engineering
3 68 (34.17%) Java
4 66 (33.17%) C
5 60 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (29.65%) Python
7 55 (27.64%) Linux
8 50 (25.13%) DV Cleared
9 46 (23.12%) SC Cleared
9 46 (23.12%) Bash Shell
10 45 (22.61%) OO
11 42 (21.11%) C#
12 40 (20.10%) SQL
13 38 (19.10%) Perl
14 33 (16.58%) Web Services
15 32 (16.08%) Subversion
16 31 (15.58%) UML
17 30 (15.08%) ClearCase
17 30 (15.08%) Scrum
18 29 (14.57%) Ruby
19 28 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (14.07%) Windows
19 28 (14.07%) JavaScript
20 25 (12.56%) Git (software)
21 24 (12.06%) OOD
22 22 (11.06%) Requirements Analysis
23 21 (10.55%) Release Management
23 21 (10.55%) .NET
23 21 (10.55%) Visual Studio
23 21 (10.55%) VSS/SourceSafe

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (3.52%) JBoss
1 7 (3.52%) GlassFish
2 4 (2.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.54%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.53%) 3G
3 9 (4.52%) 2G
4 7 (3.52%) 2.5G
4 7 (3.52%) SDH
4 7 (3.52%) Wireshark
4 7 (3.52%) 4G
5 4 (2.01%) IPsec
5 4 (2.01%) Multicast
5 4 (2.01%) ASN.1
6 3 (1.51%) IPv4
6 3 (1.51%) IPv6
6 3 (1.51%) SAN
6 3 (1.51%) Internet
6 3 (1.51%) NAS
7 2 (1.01%) DLNA
7 2 (1.01%) DVB
7 2 (1.01%) Wireless
7 2 (1.01%) GPRS
7 2 (1.01%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.53%) MySQL
2 10 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.51%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.51%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.51%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.51%) HBase
4 3 (1.51%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.51%) Voldemort
4 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.50%) SQLite
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (16.08%) Subversion
2 30 (15.08%) ClearCase
3 25 (12.56%) Git (software)
4 21 (10.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 21 (10.55%) Visual Studio
5 17 (8.54%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (7.04%) Rational Rhapsody
7 9 (4.52%) ClearQuest
8 8 (4.02%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.52%) JUnit
10 6 (3.02%) Maven
10 6 (3.02%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.02%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.51%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (2.51%) Ant
12 4 (2.01%) GCC
13 3 (1.51%) GDB
13 3 (1.51%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.51%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (10.05%) Electronics
2 13 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.03%) Finance
4 8 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.02%) Military
6 5 (2.51%) Games
7 4 (2.01%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.51%) Retail
8 3 (1.51%) Billing
8 3 (1.51%) Marketing
8 3 (1.51%) Avionics
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (48.74%) Developer
2 67 (33.67%) Software Engineer
3 51 (25.63%) C++ Developer
4 17 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (6.53%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.03%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (6.03%) Analyst
8 10 (5.03%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (4.52%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.52%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.02%) Programmer
12 6 (3.02%) C++ Software Developer
12 6 (3.02%) C++/Java Developer
13 4 (2.01%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 4 (2.01%) Graphics Programmer
13 4 (2.01%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.58%) Web Services
2 21 (10.55%) .NET
3 17 (8.54%) HTML
3 17 (8.54%) XML
4 15 (7.54%) STL
4 15 (7.54%) Spring
5 13 (6.53%) Hibernate
6 11 (5.53%) GWT
7 10 (5.03%) CSS
8 9 (4.52%) OpenGL
8 9 (4.52%) WPF
9 8 (4.02%) JPA
9 8 (4.02%) Qt
9 8 (4.02%) Ajax
9 8 (4.02%) JSP
10 7 (3.52%) J2EE
10 7 (3.52%) Apache Camel
11 6 (3.02%) REST
11 6 (3.02%) JAX-RS
11 6 (3.02%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.53%) Mathematics
3 11 (5.53%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.53%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (4.52%) Physics
5 8 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.52%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.52%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (3.02%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.51%) DTV
8 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.51%) iPhone
9 3 (1.51%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.51%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.01%) MPEG
10 2 (1.01%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (27.64%) Linux
2 28 (14.07%) Windows
3 17 (8.54%) UNIX
4 12 (6.03%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (3.02%) Android
5 6 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.02%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.01%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.51%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Windows XP Embedded
9 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.50%) Debian
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (43.22%) Software Engineering
2 60 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.61%) OO
4 31 (15.58%) UML
5 30 (15.08%) Scrum
6 28 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (12.06%) OOD
8 22 (11.06%) Requirements Analysis
9 21 (10.55%) Release Management
10 20 (10.05%) Multithreading
11 11 (5.53%) Embedded Software Development
11 11 (5.53%) Requirements Engineering
12 10 (5.03%) Software Testing
12 10 (5.03%) TDD
12 10 (5.03%) Information Management
12 10 (5.03%) Validation
13 8 (4.02%) Configuration Management
14 6 (3.02%) Workflow
14 6 (3.02%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.02%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 68 (34.17%) Java
2 66 (33.17%) C
3 59 (29.65%) Python
4 46 (23.12%) Bash Shell
5 42 (21.11%) C#
6 40 (20.10%) SQL
7 38 (19.10%) Perl
8 29 (14.57%) Ruby
9 28 (14.07%) JavaScript
10 19 (9.55%) Embedded C
11 13 (6.53%) Embedded C++
12 12 (6.03%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.51%) PHP
13 5 (2.51%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.51%) VB
13 5 (2.51%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.01%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.01%) VC++
15 3 (1.51%) Ada
16 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (48.24%) Security Cleared
2 50 (25.13%) DV Cleared
3 46 (23.12%) SC Cleared
4 20 (10.05%) Degree
5 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.51%) ISEB
5 3 (1.51%) VCP4
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) PhD
6 1 (0.50%) CCNA
6 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Puppet
1 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (7.54%) Oracle
2 11 (5.53%) Google
3 5 (2.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.51%) Borland
4 3 (1.51%) SAP
5 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.01%) Intel
6 1 (0.50%) Siemens
6 1 (0.50%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.50%) NorthgateArinso
6 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.50%) Atmel
6 1 (0.50%) Trapeze
6 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.50%) Sony
6 1 (0.50%) Sun
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