Period
to 19 March 2019

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 6 months to 19 March 2019 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 68 71
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 37 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.91% 1.04% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 2.81% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 12
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +9.49% -8.67%
10th Percentile £388 £306 £206
90th Percentile £588 £448 £424
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £403
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £39.75 - £32.50
90th Percentile £47.50 - £54.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% - -5.14%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 670 391 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 34.52% 36.89% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 249 262
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £334 £309 £295
90th Percentile £650 £601 £517
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -19.25% +7.33%
10th Percentile £38.36 £26.25 £30.80
90th Percentile £49.90 £42.25 £52.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -5.04%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Wiltshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Salisbury -7 22 £550 +5.77% 2
Swindon -16 9 £375 - 4
Chippenham 0 3 - - 8
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 32 (86.49%) C
2 30 (81.08%) Linux
3 28 (75.68%) Software Engineering
4 26 (70.27%) Python
5 25 (67.57%) Java
6 24 (64.86%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (62.16%) SOAP
7 23 (62.16%) Web Services
7 23 (62.16%) XML
7 23 (62.16%) JSON
8 22 (59.46%) Security Cleared
9 21 (56.76%) HMG Infosec
9 21 (56.76%) JSP 440
9 21 (56.76%) PowerShell
9 21 (56.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 21 (56.76%) Critical Thinking
9 21 (56.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (56.76%) Information Security
9 21 (56.76%) TOGAF
9 21 (56.76%) JSP
9 21 (56.76%) DSDM
9 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
10 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
11 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
12 12 (32.43%) Banking
12 12 (32.43%) Finance
13 11 (29.73%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (29.73%) IT Strategy
14 8 (21.62%) Degree
15 6 (16.22%) Device Driver

C++
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) C-CURE
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.41%) JMeter
2 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (32.43%) Banking
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Architect
2 20 (54.05%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (24.32%) Applications Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Android Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Kernel Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.70%) C Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) JSON
1 23 (62.16%) SOAP
1 23 (62.16%) Web Services
1 23 (62.16%) XML
2 21 (56.76%) JSP
3 5 (13.51%) Middleware
4 3 (8.11%) Android NDK
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) XSD
6 1 (2.70%) D3.js
6 1 (2.70%) Matplotlib
6 1 (2.70%) NumPy
6 1 (2.70%) Pandas
6 1 (2.70%) Qt
6 1 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.70%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (2.70%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (64.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.11%) ASIC
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.41%) DataPower
4 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Software Engineering
2 21 (56.76%) Critical Thinking
2 21 (56.76%) DSDM
2 21 (56.76%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (56.76%) Information Security
2 21 (56.76%) TOGAF
3 11 (29.73%) IT Strategy
3 11 (29.73%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Android Development
6 3 (8.11%) Device Driver Development
6 3 (8.11%) Open Source
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.41%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) C
2 26 (70.27%) Python
3 25 (67.57%) Java
4 21 (56.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.41%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
4 8 (21.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) HMG Infosec
1 21 (56.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 21 (56.76%) JSP 440
2 3 (8.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) CA
2 2 (5.41%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau