Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 26 11
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15 +38
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 31 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.75% 7.18% 11.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.84% 11.92% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Somerset median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.77% -
10th Percentile £413 £405 £308
90th Percentile £468 £438 £366
South West median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 47
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -2.24% -9.68%
10th Percentile £39.55 £37.75 £28.95
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% -1.16% +6.17%

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 190 260 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.25% 60.19% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 148 109
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £263
90th Percentile £500 £550 £467
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 49 60
Somerset median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +0.59% +14.19%
10th Percentile £40.00 £36.90 £30.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +15.07%

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++
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 25 May 2018. 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
Yeovil +5 5 - - 4
Bath +1 5 £425 - 8
Portishead - 2 £425 -
Street - 1 - -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
3 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Groovy
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Maven
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Jython
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VBScript
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Ant
5 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP

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 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Ant
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Optical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Pthreads
2 2 (15.38%) STL
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CPLD
1 2 (15.38%) CUDA
1 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Signal Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Groovy
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Jython
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
5 2 (15.38%) Ada
5 2 (15.38%) C
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (23.08%) HP ALM
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CA
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) EMC