Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 -15
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.92% 2.88% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.76% 6.76% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Somerset median daily rate £388 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% - -
South West median daily rate £355 £348 £388
% change year-on-year +2.16% -10.32% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -6.71%
10th Percentile £41.55 £39.25 £36.85
90th Percentile £45.95 £53.75 £45.93
South West median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% -1.79%

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 274 222 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 56.15% 42.61% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 139 106
Somerset median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £300 £277 £233
90th Percentile £538 £513 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £383 £363
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.52% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 20
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -6.43%
10th Percentile £38.50 £30.25 £30.10
90th Percentile £45.25 £53.75 £47.13
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.18%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 November 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
Bath +7 12 £388 -8.82% 8
Yeovil +7 12 - - 1
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) Degree
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) C
6 8 (33.33%) C#
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) UML
6 8 (33.33%) OO
6 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (33.33%) Go
6 8 (33.33%) Docker
6 8 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Bluetooth
7 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
7 7 (29.17%) Security Management
7 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (25.00%) Device Driver
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) SDLC
9 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (20.83%) Time Management
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.67%) User Experience
11 3 (12.50%) Eclipse RCP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Bluetooth
1 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.33%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Python Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Kernel Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
2 1 (4.17%) Pixi.js
2 1 (4.17%) Qt
2 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.17%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) UML
4 7 (29.17%) Security Management
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (20.83%) Time Management
7 3 (12.50%) OOD
8 1 (4.17%) Game Development
8 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) C
3 8 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) Go
3 8 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Ada
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes