Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 83 66
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 47 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.62% 0.71% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.36% 2.36% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +21.95% -8.89%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £213
90th Percentile £588 £526 £407
South West median daily rate £388 £338 £388
% change year-on-year +14.81% -12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £34.75
10th Percentile £26.50 - £31.73
90th Percentile £47.50 - £37.58
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -

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 562 382 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.27% 30.27% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 271 275
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £614 £530 £531
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.33% -12.99% +18.46%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.25 £18.65
90th Percentile £49.05 £39.75 £68.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 13 December 2018.

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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 December 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
Salisbury -13 21 £550 +4.76% 2
Swindon 0 9 £425 - 10
Chippenham -2 2 - - 7
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 38 (80.85%) C
2 32 (68.09%) Software Engineering
3 29 (61.70%) Linux
4 28 (59.57%) Java
5 27 (57.45%) SOAP
5 27 (57.45%) Web Services
5 27 (57.45%) XML
5 27 (57.45%) Python
5 27 (57.45%) JSON
6 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
6 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
7 23 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (46.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 22 (46.81%) Critical Thinking
8 22 (46.81%) PowerShell
8 22 (46.81%) HMG Infosec
8 22 (46.81%) JSP 440
8 22 (46.81%) DSDM
8 22 (46.81%) JSP
8 22 (46.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (46.81%) TOGAF
8 22 (46.81%) Information Security
9 19 (40.43%) DV Cleared
10 17 (36.17%) Banking
11 16 (34.04%) Finance
11 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
12 15 (31.91%) IT Strategy
12 15 (31.91%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (21.28%) C#
13 10 (21.28%) SDLC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.51%) JMeter
3 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (36.17%) Banking
2 16 (34.04%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Architect
2 19 (40.43%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (25.53%) Applications Architect
4 11 (23.40%) Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Lead Architect
9 4 (8.51%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Test Leader
9 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
9 4 (8.51%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) JSON
1 27 (57.45%) SOAP
1 27 (57.45%) Web Services
1 27 (57.45%) XML
2 22 (46.81%) JSP
3 8 (17.02%) WPF
4 6 (12.77%) Middleware
5 5 (10.64%) REST
5 5 (10.64%) XSD
6 1 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.13%) Android NDK
6 1 (2.13%) Qt
6 1 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.13%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (2.13%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) DataPower
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Software Engineering
2 22 (46.81%) Critical Thinking
2 22 (46.81%) DSDM
2 22 (46.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 22 (46.81%) Information Security
2 22 (46.81%) TOGAF
3 15 (31.91%) IT Strategy
3 15 (31.91%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (21.28%) SDLC
5 8 (17.02%) MVVM
6 7 (14.89%) OO
7 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Engineering
10 2 (4.26%) OOD
10 2 (4.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C
2 28 (59.57%) Java
3 27 (57.45%) Python
4 22 (46.81%) PowerShell
5 10 (21.28%) C#
6 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
6 7 (14.89%) Embedded C++
7 5 (10.64%) VB
8 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 19 (40.43%) DV Cleared
3 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (46.81%) HMG Infosec
1 22 (46.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 22 (46.81%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) CA
2 4 (8.51%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.13%) HP