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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 38 75 53
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Contract jobs citing C++ 151 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.51% 2.18% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.79% 6.03% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 26 17
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£375 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £295 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 14 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.81 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £32.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
1281 1145 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.30% 36.21% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 722 477
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 51 60
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 59 £375 +4.16% 33
Somerset +25 41 £375 +29.31% 8
Wiltshire +18 21 £338 - 13
Bristol -2 8 £425 +32.81% 23
Dorset -8 7 - - 15
Devon +3 5 £325 +8.33% 12
Cornwall - 2 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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++.

1 102 (47.66%) Software Engineering
2 97 (45.33%) Security Cleared
3 93 (43.46%) Java
4 78 (36.45%) C#
5 76 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (31.31%) SQL
7 62 (28.97%) UML
8 53 (24.77%) HTML
9 50 (23.36%) C
10 49 (22.90%) DV Cleared
11 48 (22.43%) SC Cleared
12 47 (21.96%) Python
13 46 (21.50%) Windows
14 44 (20.56%) .NET
15 43 (20.09%) OO
16 38 (17.76%) Oracle
16 38 (17.76%) SQL Server
17 36 (16.82%) Linux
18 35 (16.36%) Scrum
19 32 (14.95%) Web Services
20 31 (14.49%) Degree
21 30 (14.02%) Perl
22 29 (13.55%) JavaScript
22 29 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
23 27 (12.62%) Ruby
24 26 (12.15%) XML
25 25 (11.68%) ASP.NET
25 25 (11.68%) Requirements Analysis
26 24 (11.21%) TDD
27 23 (10.75%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.88%) IIS
2 17 (7.94%) Apache
3 16 (7.48%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.41%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.74%) SDH
2 8 (3.74%) Wireshark
3 7 (3.27%) 2G
3 7 (3.27%) 2.5G
3 7 (3.27%) 3G
4 6 (2.80%) 4G
5 5 (2.34%) Internet
6 4 (1.87%) LDAP
6 4 (1.87%) HTTP
7 3 (1.40%) Wireless
8 2 (0.93%) IPsec
8 2 (0.93%) VoIP
8 2 (0.93%) DHCP
8 2 (0.93%) X.509
8 2 (0.93%) DNS
9 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.27%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.27%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.27%) MySQL
4 6 (2.80%) SQLite
5 3 (1.40%) MS Access
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (8.88%) Visual Studio
3 18 (8.41%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.01%) LoadRunner
5 13 (6.07%) Subversion
5 13 (6.07%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (5.61%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (4.21%) ClearCase
8 9 (4.21%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.74%) JBehave
9 8 (3.74%) JMeter
9 8 (3.74%) Selenium
10 7 (3.27%) Rational Functional Tester
10 7 (3.27%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (2.34%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.87%) JIRA
12 4 (1.87%) NUnit
12 4 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (1.40%) Hudson
General
1 20 (9.35%) Finance
2 14 (6.54%) Electronics
3 11 (5.14%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.74%) Games
5 4 (1.87%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Military
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Avionics
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (43.46%) Developer
2 76 (35.51%) Software Engineer
3 33 (15.42%) C++ Developer
4 20 (9.35%) .NET Developer
5 18 (8.41%) C# Developer
6 17 (7.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Analyst
8 13 (6.07%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.07%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.07%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Test Analyst
10 10 (4.67%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Test Manager
12 6 (2.80%) Architect
12 6 (2.80%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.34%) iOS Developer
13 5 (2.34%) Android Developer
13 5 (2.34%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.77%) HTML
2 44 (20.56%) .NET
3 32 (14.95%) Web Services
4 26 (12.15%) XML
5 25 (11.68%) ASP.NET
6 19 (8.88%) Spring
6 19 (8.88%) .NET Framework
7 18 (8.41%) CSS
8 15 (7.01%) Apache Camel
9 14 (6.54%) JSP
9 14 (6.54%) STL
10 12 (5.61%) Apache CXF
11 10 (4.67%) SOAP
11 10 (4.67%) MFC
12 9 (4.21%) OpenGL
13 8 (3.74%) WPF
14 7 (3.27%) Java EE
14 7 (3.27%) COM+
14 7 (3.27%) WCF
14 7 (3.27%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.88%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.48%) Mathematics
3 15 (7.01%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.07%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.27%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.34%) VHDL
9 4 (1.87%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.87%) iPhone
9 4 (1.87%) iPad
9 4 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.87%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.87%) User Experience
10 3 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.93%) Physics
11 2 (0.93%) SystemC
12 1 (0.47%) Verilog
12 1 (0.47%) CESG
12 1 (0.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.50%) Windows
2 36 (16.82%) Linux
3 19 (8.88%) UNIX
4 11 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (5.14%) Android
5 8 (3.74%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.27%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.87%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.87%) Windows Phone 7
7 4 (1.87%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (47.66%) Software Engineering
2 76 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (28.97%) UML
4 43 (20.09%) OO
5 35 (16.36%) Scrum
6 25 (11.68%) Requirements Analysis
7 24 (11.21%) TDD
8 22 (10.28%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.41%) Web Development
10 17 (7.94%) Information Management
10 17 (7.94%) ITIL
10 17 (7.94%) OOD
11 16 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.01%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.54%) Validation
13 14 (6.54%) Automated Testing
13 14 (6.54%) SDLC
14 12 (5.61%) Multithreading
15 11 (5.14%) Android Development
15 11 (5.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (43.46%) Java
2 78 (36.45%) C#
3 67 (31.31%) SQL
4 50 (23.36%) C
5 47 (21.96%) Python
6 30 (14.02%) Perl
7 29 (13.55%) JavaScript
8 27 (12.62%) Ruby
9 23 (10.75%) Bash Shell
10 13 (6.07%) Shell Script
11 12 (5.61%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.21%) VB
12 9 (4.21%) VB6
13 7 (3.27%) T-SQL
13 7 (3.27%) Embedded C
14 6 (2.80%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.34%) MATLAB
15 5 (2.34%) Embedded C++
15 5 (2.34%) Ada
16 4 (1.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 97 (45.33%) Security Cleared
2 49 (22.90%) DV Cleared
3 48 (22.43%) SC Cleared
4 31 (14.49%) Degree
5 13 (6.07%) ISEB
6 11 (5.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.47%) TickIT
4 1 (0.47%) HL7
4 1 (0.47%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Firmware
1 4 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Puppet
1 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (17.76%) Oracle
2 18 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.01%) Luciad
4 8 (3.74%) OpenText
5 5 (2.34%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.87%) VMware
7 3 (1.40%) ESRI
7 3 (1.40%) Borland
8 1 (0.47%) EMC
8 1 (0.47%) Google
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