Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 25 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.84% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.20% 0.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 1
Cardiff median daily rate £406 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.93% +27.27% -21.43%
10th Percentile £350 £318 £263
90th Percentile £437 £363 £288
South Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £368
% change year-on-year -1.88% +8.84% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £32.50
South Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50

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 Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 245 349 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 37.63% 53.12% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 249 220
Cardiff median daily rate £365 £365 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.03% -9.31%
10th Percentile £225 £208 £185
90th Percentile £490 £475 £438
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.71 £19.81 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.52% +20.99% -40.45%
10th Percentile £13.71 £14.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £38.08 £24.75 £24.13
South Wales median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +54.16% +40.00% -30.00%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for C++.

1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) UML
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) SOAP
4 7 (28.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) XSLT
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) HL7
4 7 (28.00%) Release Management
4 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
4 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) JCAPS
5 6 (24.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (24.00%) Fiorano
5 6 (24.00%) InterSystems
5 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (24.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) IBM

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 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (24.00%) JCAPS
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) SOAP
1 7 (28.00%) XML
1 7 (28.00%) XSLT
2 6 (24.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.00%) Flask
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) OAuth
4 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) UML
3 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Release Management
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Change Control
5 5 (20.00%) Human Factors
5 5 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (20.00%) OOD
5 5 (20.00%) Use Case
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) HL7
2 2 (8.00%) MISRA
2 2 (8.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
3 1 (4.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Fiorano
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) InterSystems
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) Green Hills
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle