Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +24
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 38 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.11% 8.21% 11.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.33% 15.97% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 29
Somerset median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £306
90th Percentile £463 £438 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £411 £375
% change year-on-year -8.81% +9.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 39
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -5.14% -0.57%
10th Percentile £38.88 £37.65 £35.10
90th Percentile £44.38 £47.50 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £41.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +1.81% -5.14% +12.18%

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 184 238 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.83% 51.40% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 121 195
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £230 £213 £263
90th Percentile £494 £475 £471
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 56 49
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -4.65% +18.13%
10th Percentile £23.35 £36.25 £34.50
90th Percentile £73.50 £47.50 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.31% +17.75%

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 22 February 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 +1 9 £425 - 2
Street - 6 - -
Yeovil +1 4 - - 2
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 16 (84.21%) Java
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) Ruby
2 11 (57.89%) Groovy
2 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (31.58%) VBScript
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) Ant
5 6 (31.58%) JUnit
5 6 (31.58%) HTTP
5 6 (31.58%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) CA
5 6 (31.58%) HP UFT
5 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Maven
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) JIRA
5 6 (31.58%) Jython
5 6 (31.58%) REST

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 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (26.32%) nginx
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) 4G
2 1 (5.26%) GSM
2 1 (5.26%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Big Data
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
3 6 (31.58%) Ant
3 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (31.58%) HP UFT
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) JUnit
3 6 (31.58%) Maven
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
3 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Military
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Test Automation Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Test Manager
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
2 6 (31.58%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) REST
2 6 (31.58%) SOAP
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) Node.js
3 5 (26.32%) React
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (26.32%) iPad
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) BDD
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Groovy
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) Ruby
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Jython
4 6 (31.58%) VBScript
5 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
6 4 (21.05%) C
7 2 (10.53%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Ansible
1 6 (31.58%) CA Service Virtualization
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) CA
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) VMware