Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 80 96
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 32 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.63% 1.53% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 4.09% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Bristol median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £263 £219 £251
90th Percentile £410 £503 £438
South West median daily rate £343 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -11.61% +3.33% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +20.28% -20.78%
10th Percentile £36.00 £35.20 £33.33
90th Percentile £48.15 £52.30 £38.38
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +12.90%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 797 635 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.60% 37.42% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 452 531
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £273
90th Percentile £488 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 15
Bristol median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -20.22%
10th Percentile £13.68 £24.91 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.10 £50.83 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £39.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.64% -1.88% +14.29%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Bristol

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 18 (56.25%) C
3 17 (53.13%) Rational Rhapsody
4 16 (50.00%) UML
5 15 (46.88%) Linux
6 14 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
7 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
8 11 (34.38%) GDB
8 11 (34.38%) Wireshark
9 9 (28.13%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) Windows
10 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
11 6 (18.75%) C#
12 5 (15.63%) Python
13 4 (12.50%) OO
13 4 (12.50%) .NET
13 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
14 3 (9.38%) SDLC
14 3 (9.38%) Mathematical Modelling
14 3 (9.38%) Prototyping
14 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
14 3 (9.38%) Renewable Energy
14 3 (9.38%) Structured Programming
14 3 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
14 3 (9.38%) Subversion
14 3 (9.38%) Unix
14 3 (9.38%) Perl

C++
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (34.38%) GDB
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) Calabash
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (3.13%) NuGet
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Automotive
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Developer
4 8 (25.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Performance Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.38%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 16 (50.00%) UML
3 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (9.38%) OOD
5 3 (9.38%) Prototyping
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Structured Programming
6 2 (6.25%) Component Testing
6 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com