The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 33 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Contract jobs citing C++ 26 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.63% 0.93% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.88% 2.02% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £398 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £320 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £489 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
C++
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
239 396 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 42.53% 46.10% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 276 214
Median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -42.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.80 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £42.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Wales

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

C++
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +33 25 £408 +27.34% 7
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for C++.

1 37 (78.72%) UML
2 36 (76.60%) Software Engineering
3 30 (63.83%) Windows
4 28 (59.57%) Security Cleared
5 27 (57.45%) C#
6 26 (55.32%) OO
6 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
7 25 (53.19%) C
8 19 (40.43%) SQL
8 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
9 18 (38.30%) VoIP
9 18 (38.30%) SNMP
9 18 (38.30%) OOA/OOD
9 18 (38.30%) Visual Studio
9 18 (38.30%) Rational DOORS
10 17 (36.17%) Coverity
10 17 (36.17%) StarTeam
10 17 (36.17%) Requirements Management
10 17 (36.17%) Eclipse
11 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (10.64%) Wireless
14 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
14 5 (10.64%) Python
14 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
14 5 (10.64%) Linux
14 5 (10.64%) Human Factors
15 4 (8.51%) Ruby

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (2.13%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
2 18 (38.30%) SNMP
2 18 (38.30%) VoIP
3 5 (10.64%) Wireless
4 4 (8.51%) Wireless Security
5 3 (6.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) DB2
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Rational DOORS
1 18 (38.30%) Visual Studio
2 17 (36.17%) Eclipse
2 17 (36.17%) StarTeam
3 2 (4.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Software Engineer
2 19 (40.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 15 (31.91%) Developer
4 12 (25.53%) Software Developer
5 11 (23.40%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) C++ Developer
7 7 (14.89%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
7 7 (14.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) C++/C# Developer
8 6 (12.77%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (12.77%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (10.64%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) C Developer
10 4 (8.51%) C/C++ Developer
10 4 (8.51%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Embedded Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Embedded Software Developer
11 3 (6.38%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) WPF
2 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (6.38%) STL
3 2 (4.26%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.13%) Flask
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) POCO
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) UML
2 36 (76.60%) Software Engineering
3 26 (55.32%) OO
4 18 (38.30%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (36.17%) Requirements Management
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.64%) Human Factors
8 4 (8.51%) Information Security
8 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Use Case
9 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.38%) Cross-Platform Development
9 3 (6.38%) MVVM
9 3 (6.38%) Requirements Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
10 2 (4.26%) Project Management
11 1 (2.13%) CRM
11 1 (2.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) C
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 3 (6.38%) VC++
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) Security Cleared
2 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) CEH
3 4 (8.51%) CISA
3 4 (8.51%) CISSP
3 4 (8.51%) CREST Certified
3 4 (8.51%) OSCP
4 3 (6.38%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) MISRA
1 2 (4.26%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) TickIT
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Coverity
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Sybase