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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 45 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.48% 0.45% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.56% 1.83% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
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£338 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £37.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
161 164 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.50% 24.33% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 101 105
Average daily rate £350 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 18
Average hourly rate £20.02 £20.06 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £20.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 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
Swindon 0 5 £325 -
Salisbury - 5 £420 - 2
Warminster - 1 - -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) C
3 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (33.33%) C#
5 11 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
7 8 (24.24%) Python
7 8 (24.24%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Embedded C
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) UNIX
9 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (15.15%) TDD
10 5 (15.15%) Retail
10 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) XML
10 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.12%) 3G
11 4 (12.12%) IPsec
11 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
11 4 (12.12%) Finance
11 4 (12.12%) Scrum
11 4 (12.12%) SOAP
11 4 (12.12%) UML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) 3G
1 4 (12.12%) IPsec
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQLite
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) NUnit
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) C++ Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Architect
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) XML
5 4 (12.12%) SOAP
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
7 2 (6.06%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.03%) WPF
8 1 (3.03%) Qt
8 1 (3.03%) RESTful
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.12%) UML
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.03%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.03%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C
2 11 (33.33%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) Embedded C
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.06%) Ada
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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