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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / South West
Rank 53 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 85 91 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.35% 3.05% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 7.72% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 43
Median daily rate £405 £364 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 24
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.93 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%

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
990 1178 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.01% 39.54% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 780 730
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 75 72
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.86% +19.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.15 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +14 25 £445 +11.25% 15
Somerset -2 20 - - 4
Bristol +9 19 £400 +45.45% 25
Wiltshire +4 10 £365 -2.66% 7
Devon +8 6 £288 -14.17% 3
Dorset +4 3 £326 - 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 95 (48.97%) Software Engineering
2 78 (40.21%) Java
3 69 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (34.54%) C#
5 66 (34.02%) C
5 66 (34.02%) Security Cleared
6 48 (24.74%) UML
7 40 (20.62%) OO
8 38 (19.59%) SC Cleared
9 34 (17.53%) SQL
10 31 (15.98%) Embedded C++
11 30 (15.46%) Python
12 29 (14.95%) Linux
13 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
13 27 (13.92%) Scrum
14 24 (12.37%) Embedded C
14 24 (12.37%) DV Cleared
15 23 (11.86%) Windows
16 20 (10.31%) .NET
17 19 (9.79%) Time Management
17 19 (9.79%) HTML
18 17 (8.76%) Aerospace
19 16 (8.25%) TCP/IP
20 15 (7.73%) Requirements Management
20 15 (7.73%) JavaScript
20 15 (7.73%) Rational DOORS
21 14 (7.22%) Hadoop
21 14 (7.22%) Big Data
21 14 (7.22%) Degree
22 12 (6.19%) Visual Studio

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 12 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (4.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.06%) Apache
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
5 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.52%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.09%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.55%) AMQP
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) MQTT
3 2 (1.03%) Wireless
4 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) RS-232
4 1 (0.52%) RS-485
4 1 (0.52%) Skype
4 1 (0.52%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.52%) VoIP
4 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.22%) Big Data
2 14 (7.22%) Hadoop
3 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (3.09%) Power BI
8 4 (2.06%) MS Access
9 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.52%) MySQL
10 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 15 (7.73%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.15%) LoadRunner
4 9 (4.64%) JMeter
5 8 (4.12%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.09%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.58%) JIRA
7 5 (2.58%) Rational Functional Tester
7 5 (2.58%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (2.58%) Selenium
7 5 (2.58%) Zephyr
8 4 (2.06%) NUnit
9 3 (1.55%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.55%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.03%) JUnit
10 2 (1.03%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.03%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.52%) C++Builder
11 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (8.76%) Aerospace
2 9 (4.64%) Electronics
2 9 (4.64%) Finance
3 7 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.09%) Military
5 3 (1.55%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Automotive
6 2 (1.03%) Avionics
6 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (38.14%) Software Engineer
2 70 (36.08%) Developer
3 29 (14.95%) C++ Developer
4 27 (13.92%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (12.37%) Embedded Engineer
6 20 (10.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 18 (9.28%) C# Developer
8 17 (8.76%) Java Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) Software Developer
9 16 (8.25%) Java Developer
10 14 (7.22%) C++/C# Developer
11 13 (6.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 13 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (6.70%) Tester
12 11 (5.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (4.64%) C++/Java Developer
14 8 (4.12%) C++ Software Developer
14 8 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
15 7 (3.61%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.31%) .NET
2 19 (9.79%) HTML
3 9 (4.64%) XML
4 8 (4.12%) Qt
5 7 (3.61%) MFC
6 5 (2.58%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.58%) CSS
7 4 (2.06%) J2EE
7 4 (2.06%) Java EE
7 4 (2.06%) JSON
7 4 (2.06%) Spring
7 4 (2.06%) Web Services
8 3 (1.55%) EJB
8 3 (1.55%) HTML5
8 3 (1.55%) JSP
8 3 (1.55%) RESTful
8 3 (1.55%) SOAP
8 3 (1.55%) XSL
9 2 (1.03%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.64%) Device Driver
1 9 (4.64%) Mathematics
1 9 (4.64%) Physics
1 9 (4.64%) User Experience
2 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
2 5 (2.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (2.58%) iPad
3 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.06%) RIA
4 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.03%) VHDL
6 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.52%) Verilog
6 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.95%) Linux
2 23 (11.86%) Windows
3 9 (4.64%) Unix
4 8 (4.12%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.55%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.03%) CentOS
6 2 (1.03%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (48.97%) Software Engineering
2 69 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (24.74%) UML
4 40 (20.62%) OO
5 27 (13.92%) Scrum
6 19 (9.79%) Time Management
7 15 (7.73%) Requirements Management
8 12 (6.19%) ITIL
8 12 (6.19%) SysML
9 11 (5.67%) MODAF
9 11 (5.67%) TDD
9 11 (5.67%) TOGAF
10 10 (5.15%) Multithreading
11 9 (4.64%) Change Management
12 8 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.12%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.12%) Validation
13 7 (3.61%) Migration
13 7 (3.61%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (3.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.21%) Java
2 67 (34.54%) C#
3 66 (34.02%) C
4 34 (17.53%) SQL
5 31 (15.98%) Embedded C++
6 30 (15.46%) Python
7 24 (12.37%) Embedded C
8 15 (7.73%) JavaScript
9 10 (5.15%) VC++
10 8 (4.12%) MATLAB
11 7 (3.61%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.61%) Perl
11 7 (3.61%) Ruby
12 6 (3.09%) Ada
12 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.06%) Apex Code
13 4 (2.06%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.06%) Lua
14 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 66 (34.02%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.59%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.37%) DV Cleared
4 14 (7.22%) Degree
5 1 (0.52%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (0.52%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 4 (2.06%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.06%) ISO 14001
2 4 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.03%) MISRA
3 2 (1.03%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.52%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.52%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Firmware
2 2 (1.03%) BusyBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (5.15%) IBM
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.58%) HP
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle
4 4 (2.06%) Nintex
4 4 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.55%) EMC
6 2 (1.03%) Altera
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.52%) Borland
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) Intel
7 1 (0.52%) Luciad
7 1 (0.52%) Motorola
7 1 (0.52%) Renesas
7 1 (0.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.52%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.52%) Xilinx
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