Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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 > Devon
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 26 58
Rank change year-on-year -22 +32 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.21% 5.76% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 12.16% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 3
Devon median daily rate £327 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.80% +20.97% +3.33%
10th Percentile £303 £291 £254
90th Percentile £343 £463 £335
South West median daily rate £348 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -10.32% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% -1.30%
10th Percentile £37.80 £36.25 £34.85
90th Percentile £41.40 £46.00 £41.48
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.79% +15.38%

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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 252 222 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 43.60% 47.33% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 133 190
Devon median daily rate £400 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -10.65% -2.02%
10th Percentile £260 £189 £263
90th Percentile £536 £488 £502
South West median daily rate £383 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +5.52% -2.82% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 12
Devon median hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.65% +31.75% -14.86%
10th Percentile £29.13 £19.30 £19.23
90th Percentile £47.38 £48.60 £40.93
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -5 4 £332 -21.82% 1
Plymouth -9 1 - -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Devon region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (71.43%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) MFC
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) LTE
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) RUP
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (14.29%) Delphi
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) NUnit

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) MFC
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) Delphi
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001