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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 54 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 97 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.12% 1.94% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.12% 4.99% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £34.20 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.60 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
1195 1123 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.39% 38.93% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 739 409
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 52 40
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £20.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +10 35 £375 +10.70% 17
Somerset +18 30 £325 - 16
Wiltshire +9 14 £338 - 7
Bristol -2 4 £425 +47.82% 31
Dorset +2 3 £325 -27.77% 7
Cornwall +3 2 - -
Devon -7 1 - - 4
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 93 (50.82%) Software Engineering
2 79 (43.17%) Java
3 75 (40.98%) Security Cleared
4 61 (33.33%) C#
5 59 (32.24%) C
6 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (27.87%) UML
8 42 (22.95%) SC Cleared
9 39 (21.31%) SQL
10 38 (20.77%) Web Services
11 35 (19.13%) OO
11 35 (19.13%) DV Cleared
12 34 (18.58%) Python
13 33 (18.03%) Windows
13 33 (18.03%) .NET
14 32 (17.49%) Linux
15 27 (14.75%) Scrum
16 25 (13.66%) HTML
17 24 (13.11%) Requirements Analysis
18 22 (12.02%) Ruby
18 22 (12.02%) Perl
18 22 (12.02%) Management Information System
19 21 (11.48%) Subversion
19 21 (11.48%) Bash Shell
20 20 (10.93%) Information Management
20 20 (10.93%) Spring
20 20 (10.93%) CSS
20 20 (10.93%) Oracle
20 20 (10.93%) OOD
21 18 (9.84%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (7.65%) Apache
2 9 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.73%) IIS
4 3 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.29%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.74%) 3G
3 12 (6.56%) 2G
4 11 (6.01%) Wireshark
4 11 (6.01%) SDH
5 10 (5.46%) 2.5G
6 9 (4.92%) 4G
7 6 (3.28%) IPsec
8 4 (2.19%) LDAP
8 4 (2.19%) HTTP
9 3 (1.64%) Internet
9 3 (1.64%) Wireless
9 3 (1.64%) ASN.1
10 2 (1.09%) X.509
10 2 (1.09%) DNS
10 2 (1.09%) GPRS
10 2 (1.09%) GSM
10 2 (1.09%) VoIP
10 2 (1.09%) DHCP
11 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.19%) MySQL
4 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.64%) MS Access
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Subversion
2 15 (8.20%) ClearCase
3 14 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (7.10%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.28%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (2.73%) Rational Functional Tester
8 5 (2.73%) NUnit
8 5 (2.73%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.73%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.19%) ClearQuest
9 4 (2.19%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.64%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.64%) JUnit
10 3 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.64%) FinalBuilder
11 2 (1.09%) Maven
11 2 (1.09%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (9.29%) Finance
2 11 (6.01%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.37%) Electronics
3 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.83%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) Games
6 3 (1.64%) Billing
7 2 (1.09%) Military
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Avionics
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (44.26%) Developer
2 78 (42.62%) Software Engineer
3 35 (19.13%) C++ Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (7.65%) .NET Developer
7 13 (7.10%) Analyst
8 12 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (5.46%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.37%) C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Architect
12 6 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.73%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.73%) C# Software Engineer
13 5 (2.73%) Android Developer
14 4 (2.19%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.77%) Web Services
2 33 (18.03%) .NET
3 25 (13.66%) HTML
4 20 (10.93%) CSS
4 20 (10.93%) Spring
5 18 (9.84%) XML
6 17 (9.29%) ASP.NET
7 16 (8.74%) Apache Camel
8 14 (7.65%) STL
9 13 (7.10%) JSP
10 12 (6.56%) SOAP
10 12 (6.56%) Apache CXF
11 7 (3.83%) REST
11 7 (3.83%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.83%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.28%) WPF
12 6 (3.28%) OpenGL
13 5 (2.73%) WinForms
13 5 (2.73%) GWT
14 4 (2.19%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.20%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.46%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.46%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (4.92%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.83%) Smartcard
6 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.73%) VHDL
8 4 (2.19%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.64%) iPhone
9 3 (1.64%) Physics
10 2 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.09%) iPad
10 2 (1.09%) SystemC
10 2 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.03%) Windows
2 32 (17.49%) Linux
3 12 (6.56%) UNIX
4 9 (4.92%) Android
5 7 (3.83%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.83%) Windows 8
5 7 (3.83%) Windows CE
6 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.55%) Windows XP Embedded
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (50.82%) Software Engineering
2 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (27.87%) UML
4 35 (19.13%) OO
5 27 (14.75%) Scrum
6 24 (13.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (10.93%) Information Management
7 20 (10.93%) OOD
8 16 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.65%) Web Development
10 12 (6.56%) SDLC
11 11 (6.01%) Embedded Software Development
12 9 (4.92%) Android Development
12 9 (4.92%) TDD
12 9 (4.92%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.92%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.92%) Software Delivery
13 8 (4.37%) Software Testing
13 8 (4.37%) Unit Testing
14 7 (3.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (43.17%) Java
2 61 (33.33%) C#
3 59 (32.24%) C
4 39 (21.31%) SQL
5 34 (18.58%) Python
6 22 (12.02%) Perl
6 22 (12.02%) Ruby
7 21 (11.48%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.20%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.20%) Embedded C
9 9 (4.92%) Embedded C++
10 7 (3.83%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.28%) Ada
11 6 (3.28%) VB
11 6 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.28%) VB6
12 5 (2.73%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.73%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.73%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 75 (40.98%) Security Cleared
2 42 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 35 (19.13%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.20%) Degree
5 3 (1.64%) ISEB
5 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.55%) TickIT
3 1 (0.55%) HL7
3 1 (0.55%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (10.93%) Oracle
2 15 (8.20%) Luciad
3 12 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.73%) Google
5 4 (2.19%) VMware
6 3 (1.64%) OpenText
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.55%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
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