The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 47 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.16% 0.97% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 2.27% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
C++
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 220 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.79% 42.72% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 123
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £567 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 39 16
Median hourly rate £41.40 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.73 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Essex

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Essex region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (42.86%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (21.43%) Automotive
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Device Driver
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) JTAG
5 2 (14.29%) CAN bus
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) PVCS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Device Driver
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) CAN bus
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) OOP
2 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) ANSI C
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) JTAG
2 1 (7.14%) MISRA
2 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft