The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 39 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% 0.94% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 4.48% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -
C++
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
93 67 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 28.44% 21.00% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 77
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £432 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% -46.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Swindon region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Swindon region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

C++
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Haskell
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) F#
1 1 (50.00%) Haskell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft