Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 24 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -18
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.42% 4.55% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.97% 12.35% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Dorset median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
South West median daily rate £348 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -10.32% +3.33% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £35.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.10% -15.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £37.36 £33.73 £38.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £37.18 £44.85
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 119 162 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.20% 36.82% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 63
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £238 £213
90th Percentile £469 £488 £470
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Dorset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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
Weymouth - 11 £325 - 2
Poole +6 1 £348 - 5
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Dorset region with a requirement for C++.

1 17 (89.47%) OO
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) Java
4 14 (73.68%) Software Engineering
5 13 (68.42%) Degree
5 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
5 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
5 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
6 11 (57.89%) NetBeans
6 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
6 11 (57.89%) UML
6 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
7 10 (52.63%) Windows
8 9 (47.37%) Data Extraction
9 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
10 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
11 3 (15.79%) Line Management
11 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.79%) PCoIP
11 3 (15.79%) Packer
11 3 (15.79%) Validation
11 3 (15.79%) VMS
12 2 (10.53%) .NET
12 2 (10.53%) C
12 2 (10.53%) C#
12 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development

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 3 (15.79%) PCoIP
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
1 11 (57.89%) NetBeans
1 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Software Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) C++ Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (36.84%) C++ Software Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
5 5 (26.32%) C++/Java Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Java Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (15.79%) Linux Support
7 3 (15.79%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (15.79%) Software Support Engineer
7 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.26%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) OO
2 14 (73.68%) Software Engineering
3 11 (57.89%) UML
4 9 (47.37%) Data Extraction
5 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Line Management
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
8 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
9 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat