Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 +22
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 16 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.96% 3.52% 12.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.11% 9.70% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 39
Somerset median daily rate £425 - £375
10th Percentile £413 - £304
90th Percentile £438 - £400
South West median daily rate £348 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -10.32% +3.33% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 40
Somerset median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £42.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.71% +21.42%
10th Percentile £39.25 £36.95 £36.08
90th Percentile £53.75 £45.60 £55.00
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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 211 165 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 41.70% 36.26% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 105 210
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £232 £263
90th Percentile £513 £463 £426
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 53
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £27.55 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.25 £55.00
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 Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Somerset

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Somerset

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Somerset

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ in Somerset

C++
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Somerset 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
Street - 5 - -
Yeovil -6 4 - -
Bath - 3 £425 -
Templecombe - 1 - -
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 Somerset region with a requirement for C++.

1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) UML
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby
5 6 (40.00%) Groovy
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (33.33%) Puppet
6 5 (33.33%) Ansible
6 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (26.67%) Docker
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Big Data
7 4 (26.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
7 4 (26.67%) React
7 4 (26.67%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (26.67%) nginx
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) 3G
2 1 (6.67%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) GSM
2 1 (6.67%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) C Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Node.js
1 4 (26.67%) React
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) JPA
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) DoDAF
6 1 (6.67%) MODAF
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Groovy
4 6 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Ada
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) Jython
7 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
1 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) KVM
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (13.33%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Luciad
1 3 (20.00%) Sencha
2 2 (13.33%) CA
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware