The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 53 41 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.10% 2.89% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 8.96% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Median daily rate £370 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +35.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £368 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £472 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £348
% change year-on-year -1.87% +15.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £41.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.73% -  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 187 212 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 29.26% 32.27% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 143 94
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £444 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 6
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +99.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.43 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Wiltshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Wiltshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Swindon +3 4 £365 - 1
Salisbury +3 1 £441 -
Chippenham -1 1 - - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) QA
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) C
4 5 (29.41%) System Testing
5 4 (23.53%) iPad
5 4 (23.53%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
6 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
6 3 (17.65%) Qt
6 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) CCTV
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) UML
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
7 2 (11.76%) Electronics
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) GUI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ GUI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
1 3 (17.65%) Qt
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.88%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) CCTV
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) System Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Power Management
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) C
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Capita