The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank - 77 59
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
C++ Software Engineer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1048 743 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 92.01% 94.65% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 509 285
Median daily rate £370 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 27
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.77 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +61.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.24 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne