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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.33% 5.81% 5.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 15.73% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £417 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 - £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.26% -23.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 89 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 60.00% 36.93% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 92
Median daily rate £400 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Templecombe - 1 - -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (80.00%) Java
3 19 (76.00%) UML
3 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (56.00%) C#
6 13 (52.00%) OO
6 13 (52.00%) Time Management
6 13 (52.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) User Experience
8 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (28.00%) Apache Camel
8 7 (28.00%) JPA
8 7 (28.00%) Spring
8 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (20.00%) Luciad
9 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.00%) JIRA
9 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
9 5 (20.00%) Ada
9 5 (20.00%) SDLC
10 3 (12.00%) RIA
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Apache
11 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
11 2 (8.00%) Linux
11 2 (8.00%) CSS
11 2 (8.00%) JSP

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 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Developer
3 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (44.00%) Java Engineer
3 11 (44.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Ada Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) C++ Applications Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Apache Camel
1 7 (28.00%) JPA
1 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) UML
3 13 (52.00%) OO
3 13 (52.00%) Scrum
3 13 (52.00%) Time Management
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Ada
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Lua
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Luciad
2 2 (8.00%) Sencha