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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 66 68 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.82% 1.40% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 3.68% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Average daily rate
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£398 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.89% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £266 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £366 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
405 299 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.26% 38.14% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 202 96
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £14.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -9 4 £320 +12.28% 7
West Wales - 3 £495 - 2
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) UML
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (21.05%) Human Factors
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (15.79%) Service Management
8 3 (15.79%) Sun
8 3 (15.79%) IBM
8 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) OO
8 3 (15.79%) LDAP
8 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) SOAP
8 3 (15.79%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Delphi
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) .NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Human Factors
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) UML
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Delphi
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) VB6
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Sun
3 3 (15.79%) IBM