The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 28 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.

C++
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.77% 5.61% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 10.68% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £406 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 Devon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 103 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 48.65% 52.55% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 75 41
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.88% +18.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Devon

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Devon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Devon

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Devon

C++
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -11 1 £313 -30.55% 3
Plymouth - 1 £500 - 1
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Devon region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (66.67%) C
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) MFC
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Qt
4 2 (22.22%) Altera
4 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (22.22%) FPGA Design
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) VHDL
4 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
4 2 (22.22%) Firmware
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) RS-232
3 1 (11.11%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Report Writer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSRS Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) MFC
1 4 (44.44%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
2 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (22.22%) VHDL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) FPGA Design
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Altera
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin