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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 53 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16  
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.29% 2.00% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 5.74% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £380 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £48.50 £34.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.60% +0.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

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 308 296 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.15% 34.91% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 205 294
Median daily rate £394 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 19 (59.38%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 15 (46.88%) Java
5 14 (43.75%) C
5 14 (43.75%) Rational Rhapsody
6 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
7 11 (34.38%) C#
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
9 9 (28.13%) NetBeans
9 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (28.13%) MATLAB
9 9 (28.13%) Simulink
9 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
10 8 (25.00%) UML
10 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
11 7 (21.88%) GDB
11 7 (21.88%) Def Stans
11 7 (21.88%) MISRA C
11 7 (21.88%) MISRA
11 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
12 5 (15.63%) VB6
12 5 (15.63%) VB
12 5 (15.63%) SDLC
12 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
13 4 (12.50%) WPF
13 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 4 (12.50%) Scrum
14 3 (9.38%) Data Management

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 9 (28.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (43.75%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
3 9 (28.13%) NetBeans
4 7 (21.88%) GDB
5 2 (6.25%) Redmine
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.13%) Mockito
6 1 (3.13%) NuGet
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Software Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) C++ Developer
5 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C++/C# Developer
7 4 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (12.50%) WPF Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) C++/Java Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Delphi Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Developer
10 1 (3.13%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) WPF
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) COM+
2 2 (6.25%) DCOM
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) Java SE
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (25.00%) UML
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Data Management
8 3 (9.38%) Mathematical Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.25%) People Management
9 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (6.25%) Web Development
10 1 (3.13%) HOOD
10 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) C
3 11 (34.38%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) MATLAB
5 5 (15.63%) VB
5 5 (15.63%) VB6
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) VBScript
8 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.13%) Delphi
8 1 (3.13%) Groovy
8 1 (3.13%) Pascal
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) Def Stans
1 7 (21.88%) MISRA
1 7 (21.88%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.13%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Borland
1 1 (3.13%) Embarcadero
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (3.13%) VMware
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