The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 29 March 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++
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.16% 0.62% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 1.69% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £365 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -0.32% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 132 118 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 38.37% 36.53% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 51
Median daily rate £413 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -45.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Swindon

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (25.00%) Power Management
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) CCTV
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) UI Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) Qt
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Power Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree