The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 59 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.43% 2.04% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 8.43% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate £480 £325 £242
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% +34.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
C++
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
211 166 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 30.14% 24.23% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 91 103
Average daily rate £369 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £473 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £22.69 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.71% -15.96%
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 Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 14 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
Chippenham - 2 - - 3
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) C
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) Embedded C++
5 6 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 6 (22.22%) Electronics
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) UML
6 5 (18.52%) Bluetooth
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Delphi
8 3 (11.11%) Java
8 3 (11.11%) OOP
8 3 (11.11%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Borland
8 3 (11.11%) MS Office
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
9 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Bluetooth
2 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) Broadband
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQLite
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Delphi Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (7.41%) ATL
2 2 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (7.41%) DCOM
2 2 (7.41%) MFC
2 2 (7.41%) WF
2 2 (7.41%) WinForms
2 2 (7.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
1 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
2 5 (18.52%) UML
3 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) MVVM
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C
2 7 (25.93%) Embedded C++
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 4 (14.81%) Delphi
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) Ada
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Borland
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) VMware