The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South West / Bristol
Rank 57 56 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.58% 1.99% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 5.96% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £45.75 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 316 302 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.40% 33.44% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 203 231
Median daily rate £375 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -6.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £421 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +23.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Bristol

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Bristol

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Bristol

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ in Bristol

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (48.39%) C#
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) C
7 5 (16.13%) VC++
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (12.90%) Apex Code
8 4 (12.90%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
8 4 (12.90%) UML
8 4 (12.90%) VB
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) MS Access
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) NetBeans
8 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (12.90%) VB6
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Modbus
1 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.23%) AMQP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MS Access
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.90%) NetBeans
2 4 (12.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) GDB
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) C++ Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) C# Developer
4 9 (29.03%) C++/C# Developer
5 7 (22.58%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) C++/Java Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C++ Team Leader
6 4 (12.90%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) COM+
2 2 (6.45%) DCOM
2 2 (6.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) Java SE
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
1 1 (3.23%) iPad
1 1 (3.23%) iPhone
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) UML
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.23%) BDD
6 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.23%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.23%) SysML
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) C
5 5 (16.13%) VC++
6 4 (12.90%) Apex Code
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) VB
6 4 (12.90%) VB6
7 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
7 3 (9.68%) Python
8 2 (6.45%) Delphi
8 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.45%) VBScript
9 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.23%) Pascal
9 1 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Def Stans
1 2 (6.45%) MISRA
1 2 (6.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) Borland
2 1 (3.23%) Embarcadero
2 1 (3.23%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
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