The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / East Midlands
Rank 60 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Contract jobs citing C++ 33 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.23% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 1.49% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Median daily rate £388 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.77% +5.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
554 537 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.46% 36.36% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 325 259
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the East Midlands region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

C++
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Leicestershire +19 19 £375 -11.76% 9
Northamptonshire - 10 £450 -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £200 -33.33% 5
Derbyshire - 1 - - 4
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 21 (48.84%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) Software Engineering
3 14 (32.56%) C
4 12 (27.91%) Python
5 10 (23.26%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) .NET
7 7 (16.28%) Linux
7 7 (16.28%) Android
7 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
8 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
8 6 (13.95%) Qt
8 6 (13.95%) SQLite
8 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
8 6 (13.95%) QML
8 6 (13.95%) Doxygen
8 6 (13.95%) ZigBee
9 5 (11.63%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (11.63%) Bluetooth
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (11.63%) Windows
9 5 (11.63%) Automotive
9 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (11.63%) Android Development
9 5 (11.63%) SDLC
9 5 (11.63%) MISRA C
9 5 (11.63%) MISRA
10 4 (9.30%) Windows Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (9.30%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Doxygen
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) Siemens NX
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) ZigBee
2 5 (11.63%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQLite
2 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (11.63%) Automotive
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Architect
5 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Systems Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Architect
6 3 (6.98%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) QML
2 6 (13.95%) Qt
3 4 (9.30%) WPF
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (6.98%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (6.98%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Android
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.63%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.98%) Unix
6 1 (2.33%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
4 5 (11.63%) Android Development
4 5 (11.63%) SDLC
5 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) BDD
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) PLM
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Load Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) C
3 12 (27.91%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.65%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Delphi
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) R
6 1 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) MISRA
1 5 (11.63%) MISRA C
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) JTAG
3 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Perforce
1 3 (6.98%) Siemens
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Freescale
3 1 (2.33%) Intel
3 1 (2.33%) Minitab
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