The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Taunton region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 34 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.91% 3.64% 9.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 12.50% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 49.42% 29.09% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 11 5
Average daily rate £325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) WF
1 5 (83.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 5 (83.33%) Task Parallel Library
2 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) WF
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 5 (83.33%) Task Parallel Library
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared