Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 16 January 2018 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 47 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 -14
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.51% 1.44% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.81% 3.85% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 4
Cardiff median daily rate £398 £433 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.09% +57.27% -30.16%
10th Percentile £348 £358 £263
90th Percentile £426 £644 £292
South Wales median daily rate £399 £415 £385
% change year-on-year -3.92% +7.79% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £14.00
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 - £16.00

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 Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 261 208 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 39.85% 37.41% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 156 337
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £190 £223
90th Percentile £474 £544 £446
South Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.54% +58.54% -8.89%
10th Percentile £16.75 £18.05 £10.95
90th Percentile £26.76 £40.00 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -13.64% +141.76% +1.11%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cardiff

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Cardiff

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cardiff over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Cardiff

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for C++.

1 11 (47.83%) Migration
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Fiorano
2 9 (39.13%) InterSystems
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 9 (39.13%) HL7
2 9 (39.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SOAP
2 9 (39.13%) XML
2 9 (39.13%) XSLT
2 9 (39.13%) UML
2 9 (39.13%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (39.13%) Data Migration
2 9 (39.13%) JCAPS
2 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
2 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (34.78%) Release Management
4 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Multithreaded Programming
4 7 (30.43%) Change Control
4 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
5 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (26.09%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) OOD
5 6 (26.09%) Windows

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 9 (39.13%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (39.13%) JCAPS
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) JMeter
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) IBM Integration Bus
1 9 (39.13%) SOAP
1 9 (39.13%) XML
1 9 (39.13%) XSLT
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 9 (39.13%) Data Migration
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) Release Management
4 7 (30.43%) Change Control
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Multithreaded Programming
4 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
4 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) OOD
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) VB6
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) HL7
2 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.70%) MISRA
2 2 (8.70%) MISRA C
3 1 (4.35%) Def Stans
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Fiorano
2 9 (39.13%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) InterSystems
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Green Hills