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 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 / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 23 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.75% 4.35% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 10.09% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £348 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.74% +18.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £39.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.58%  
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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 109 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 47.37% 43.08% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 79 30
Median daily rate £338 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
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 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 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
Poole +6 1 £348 - 9
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 Dorset region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL

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 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
Poole
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