The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 13 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.28% - 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.48% - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£386 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.06% 38.99% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 17
Average daily rate £375 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) IIS
3 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
4 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (72.73%) UML
4 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
5 7 (63.64%) ITIL
5 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
6 6 (54.55%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Line Management
8 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (9.09%) Back Office
10 1 (9.09%) MVC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (90.91%) IIS
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
3 8 (72.73%) UML
3 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle