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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 24 75 54
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -21
Contract jobs citing C++ 35 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.16% 0.23% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.77% 0.53% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 10
Median daily rate £395 £475 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +68.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £475 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
222 380 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.08% 44.13% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 257 193
Median daily rate £400 £333 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
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 4 8 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -36.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £41.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +43 34 £400 -15.78% 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (80.00%) UML
2 43 (78.18%) Software Engineering
3 35 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 35 (63.64%) Windows
4 33 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 31 (56.36%) C
5 31 (56.36%) OO
6 29 (52.73%) C#
7 25 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
8 24 (43.64%) SQL
8 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
8 24 (43.64%) Rational DOORS
9 23 (41.82%) VoIP
9 23 (41.82%) Visual Studio
9 23 (41.82%) SNMP
10 22 (40.00%) Eclipse
10 22 (40.00%) Coverity
10 22 (40.00%) StarTeam
10 22 (40.00%) Requirements Management
11 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.36%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.09%) Human Factors
14 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (9.09%) Python
14 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
14 5 (9.09%) Wireless
15 4 (7.27%) CISA
15 4 (7.27%) Information Security
15 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management

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 (1.82%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
2 23 (41.82%) SNMP
2 23 (41.82%) VoIP
3 5 (9.09%) Wireless
4 4 (7.27%) Wireless Security
5 3 (5.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) DB2
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Rational DOORS
2 23 (41.82%) Visual Studio
3 22 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 22 (40.00%) StarTeam
4 3 (5.45%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Software Engineer
2 23 (41.82%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (30.91%) Developer
4 14 (25.45%) Software Developer
5 13 (23.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) C++ Developer
7 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
7 9 (16.36%) C++/C# Developer
8 8 (14.55%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (14.55%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (14.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (14.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (14.55%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (10.91%) C Developer
9 6 (10.91%) C/C++ Developer
9 6 (10.91%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 5 (9.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (7.27%) Embedded Developer
11 4 (7.27%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) WPF
2 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (3.64%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.64%) STL
3 1 (1.82%) Flask
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (80.00%) UML
2 43 (78.18%) Software Engineering
3 31 (56.36%) OO
4 25 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
5 22 (40.00%) Requirements Management
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.09%) Human Factors
7 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.27%) Information Security
7 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Cross-Platform Development
9 2 (3.64%) MVVM
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) SDLC
9 2 (3.64%) Use Case
10 1 (1.82%) CRM
10 1 (1.82%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) C
2 29 (52.73%) C#
3 24 (43.64%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.27%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) Perl
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 3 (5.45%) VC++
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 33 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) CEH
3 4 (7.27%) CISA
3 4 (7.27%) CISSP
3 4 (7.27%) CREST Certified
3 4 (7.27%) OSCP
4 3 (5.45%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) MISRA
1 3 (5.45%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.82%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.82%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.82%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO26262
2 1 (1.82%) TickIT
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Coverity
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.82%) CA