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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.73% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
C++
Somerset

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
22 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 40.00% 49.45% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 18
Average daily rate £400 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £675 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) SharePoint
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) IIS
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) Automated Testing
2 19 (95.00%) Unit Testing
2 19 (95.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (75.00%) UML
4 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (70.00%) Service Delivery
5 14 (70.00%) .NET Framework
5 14 (70.00%) Refactoring
5 14 (70.00%) ITIL
6 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 5 (25.00%) Line Management
7 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) IIS
1 19 (95.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Automated Testing
1 19 (95.00%) Unit Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) UML
4 14 (70.00%) ITIL
4 14 (70.00%) Refactoring
4 14 (70.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Line Management
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Oracle