The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 25 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.16% 1.28% 6.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 3.70% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £328 - £251
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +36.43%  
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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43 81 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 45.26% 34.62% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 40
Median daily rate £325 £438 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +71.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +32.03%  
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Dorset

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Dorset

C++
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Dorset 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
Bournemouth - 2 £328 - 2
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 Dorset region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) HOOD
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Threading Building Blocks
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Threading Building Blocks
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WinForms
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (16.67%) HOOD
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Intel