The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 57 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.61% 2.15% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 4.52% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 3
Average daily rate £338 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
300 332 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.08% 47.50% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 214 118
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -16 11 £306 -7.54% 5
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) C#
4 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
5 12 (42.86%) UML
6 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
7 10 (35.71%) VC++
8 9 (32.14%) OO
8 9 (32.14%) C
8 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 7 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (21.43%) Coverity
11 6 (21.43%) Data Architecture
11 6 (21.43%) StarTeam
11 6 (21.43%) Requirements Management
11 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
11 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (17.86%) VoIP
12 5 (17.86%) SNMP
12 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (17.86%) WPF
12 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
12 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
13 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 3 (10.71%) HTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) Jetty
1 1 (3.57%) nginx
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SNMP
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.86%) VoIP
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) Multicast
3 1 (3.57%) DMZ
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (21.43%) StarTeam
2 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (3.57%) PVCS
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
1 3 (10.71%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) C++ Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Cryptography Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Development Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Development Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) Secure Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) WPF
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) DirectX
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) WCF
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (7.14%) STL
4 1 (3.57%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) UML
3 9 (32.14%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) Data Architecture
4 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (21.43%) Requirements Management
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) MVVM
7 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) VC++
4 9 (32.14%) C
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Coverity
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Rally
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
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