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 26 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 / Devon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 17 37
Rank change year-on-year -24 +20  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.29% 8.68% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 17.43% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +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 Devon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 155 109 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 45.72% 49.77% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 60 61
Median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +74.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £13.00 £19.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £49.60 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 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 26 June 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
Plymouth - 1 - -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Devon region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) Altera
2 2 (50.00%) VHDL
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) RS-485
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) Python

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 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) RS-232
2 1 (25.00%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Delphi Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (50.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Altera