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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 48 37 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Contract jobs citing C++ 114 148 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.04% 4.47% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.57% 11.84% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 28
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £30.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
1191 1250 1166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.20% 37.78% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 813 714
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.70 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -1 45 £445 +14.10% 18
Devon +13 17 £313 -3.84% 2
Dorset +12 16 £350 - 2
Wiltshire +6 15 £310 -8.14% 6
Bristol +1 9 £218 -33.07% 17
Somerset -8 6 - - 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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++.

1 112 (49.34%) Java
2 90 (39.65%) Security Cleared
3 74 (32.60%) C
4 71 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (28.19%) Software Engineering
6 63 (27.75%) SQL
7 56 (24.67%) C#
8 52 (22.91%) SC Cleared
9 50 (22.03%) Python
10 46 (20.26%) UML
11 43 (18.94%) DV Cleared
12 42 (18.50%) HTML
13 34 (14.98%) Degree
14 31 (13.66%) OO
14 31 (13.66%) Linux
15 27 (11.89%) SQL Server
16 26 (11.45%) Finance
17 25 (11.01%) .NET
17 25 (11.01%) Windows
18 23 (10.13%) XML
18 23 (10.13%) Unix
18 23 (10.13%) JavaScript
18 23 (10.13%) Visual Studio
18 23 (10.13%) MATLAB
19 22 (9.69%) TDD
19 22 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (9.25%) Hadoop
20 21 (9.25%) Scrum
21 20 (8.81%) Perl
21 20 (8.81%) Rational DOORS

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 11 (4.85%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.96%) JBoss
3 9 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.64%) SAS
5 4 (1.76%) Apache
6 3 (1.32%) IIS
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.88%) Confluence
8 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) GemFire
8 1 (0.44%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.08%) SPSS
3 6 (2.64%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.76%) MS Office
4 4 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.32%) CATIA
6 1 (0.44%) Revit
6 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.88%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.44%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.76%) DHCP
2 4 (1.76%) Internet
2 4 (1.76%) SNMP
2 4 (1.76%) Wireless
3 3 (1.32%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.88%) AMQP
4 2 (0.88%) MQTT
4 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.44%) 802.15
5 1 (0.44%) DAB
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) NFC
5 1 (0.44%) OFDM
5 1 (0.44%) RS-232
5 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.25%) Hadoop
3 12 (5.29%) Big Data
3 12 (5.29%) Data Mining
4 10 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.64%) Power BI
7 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.88%) MS Access
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.44%) MySQL
10 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (10.13%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.81%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (6.17%) JIRA
4 13 (5.73%) LoadRunner
5 12 (5.29%) Subversion
6 11 (4.85%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.85%) JMeter
7 10 (4.41%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.96%) Hudson
9 7 (3.08%) NUnit
9 7 (3.08%) Selenium
9 7 (3.08%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.64%) Rational Functional Tester
11 5 (2.20%) Zephyr
12 4 (1.76%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.76%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (1.32%) LabVIEW
13 3 (1.32%) Maven
13 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.32%) WiX
General
1 26 (11.45%) Finance
2 16 (7.05%) Aerospace
3 10 (4.41%) Military
4 8 (3.52%) Electronics
5 7 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.76%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.32%) Avionics
8 3 (1.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (48.90%) Developer
2 45 (19.82%) Software Engineer
3 43 (18.94%) C++ Developer
4 22 (9.69%) Software Developer
5 18 (7.93%) Java Developer
6 17 (7.49%) Data Scientist
7 14 (6.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (5.73%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.41%) Tester
11 9 (3.96%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Java Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (3.52%) Consultant
12 8 (3.52%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (3.08%) Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.50%) HTML
2 25 (11.01%) .NET
3 23 (10.13%) XML
4 16 (7.05%) JSON
5 15 (6.61%) ASP.NET
6 14 (6.17%) HTML5
7 13 (5.73%) AngularJS
8 12 (5.29%) Web Services
9 11 (4.85%) jQuery
10 10 (4.41%) MFC
11 9 (3.96%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.96%) Spring
12 7 (3.08%) CSS
12 7 (3.08%) SOAP
13 6 (2.64%) Node.js
13 6 (2.64%) XSD
14 5 (2.20%) .NET Framework
15 4 (1.76%) OpenCL
15 4 (1.76%) RESTful
15 4 (1.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.29%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.41%) User Experience
5 8 (3.52%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.64%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.20%) ASIC
7 5 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.20%) Physics
7 5 (2.20%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.76%) CESG
8 4 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.76%) VHDL
8 4 (1.76%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.32%) Statistics
10 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.66%) Linux
2 25 (11.01%) Windows
3 23 (10.13%) Unix
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.32%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.19%) Software Engineering
3 46 (20.26%) UML
4 31 (13.66%) OO
5 22 (9.69%) TDD
6 21 (9.25%) Scrum
7 17 (7.49%) Requirements Management
8 15 (6.61%) Configuration Management
9 14 (6.17%) Web Development
10 13 (5.73%) Analytics
10 13 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.73%) ITIL
11 12 (5.29%) Data Analytics
11 12 (5.29%) DevOps
11 12 (5.29%) Machine Learning
12 11 (4.85%) Time Management
13 10 (4.41%) Functional Testing
13 10 (4.41%) MODAF
13 10 (4.41%) SysML
13 10 (4.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 112 (49.34%) Java
2 74 (32.60%) C
3 63 (27.75%) SQL
4 56 (24.67%) C#
5 50 (22.03%) Python
6 23 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.13%) MATLAB
7 20 (8.81%) Perl
8 18 (7.93%) R
9 17 (7.49%) Bash Shell
10 15 (6.61%) Embedded C++
11 13 (5.73%) Embedded C
12 10 (4.41%) PL/SQL
12 10 (4.41%) Ruby
13 9 (3.96%) VC++
14 8 (3.52%) Ada
15 5 (2.20%) Assembly Language
15 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.76%) VB
16 4 (1.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 90 (39.65%) Security Cleared
2 52 (22.91%) SC Cleared
3 43 (18.94%) DV Cleared
4 34 (14.98%) Degree
5 12 (5.29%) PhD
6 4 (1.76%) CEH
6 4 (1.76%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.88%) ISEB
7 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.44%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.44%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) DO-178B
1 6 (2.64%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.20%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.76%) QA
4 3 (1.32%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.88%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.44%) JTAG
6 1 (0.44%) MISRA
6 1 (0.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (3.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.44%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (4.41%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (7.49%) Oracle
2 15 (6.61%) IBM
3 14 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.20%) HP
6 4 (1.76%) Nintex
7 3 (1.32%) PTC
7 3 (1.32%) Remedy
8 2 (0.88%) Apple
8 2 (0.88%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.44%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.44%) Borland
9 1 (0.44%) EMC
9 1 (0.44%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.44%) Tableau
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