The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / North East
Rank 83 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.23% 3.16% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 7.93% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 1
Median daily rate £369 £375 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -30.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +12.82%

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
338 353 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.72% 39.84% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 226 147
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £14.60 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.10 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the North East

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

C++
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Durham -2 1 £388 - 3
Tyne and Wear -43 1 £350 -6.66% 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North East region with a requirement for C++.

1 18 (69.23%) C
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) Unix
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
7 8 (30.77%) GCC
7 8 (30.77%) GDB
7 8 (30.77%) Multithreaded Programming
8 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) Solaris
9 5 (19.23%) API Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
10 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
11 3 (11.54%) AquaLogic
11 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
11 3 (11.54%) Subversion
11 3 (11.54%) WCF
11 3 (11.54%) Axway
11 3 (11.54%) OpenText MBPM
11 3 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (11.54%) Sun
11 3 (11.54%) OS/390
11 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (11.54%) AquaLogic
1 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (11.54%) Tuxedo
1 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) GCC
1 8 (30.77%) GDB
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C++ Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Lead Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Leader
4 3 (11.54%) C Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C/C++ Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (11.54%) J2EE
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
1 3 (11.54%) WCF
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) AIX
3 3 (11.54%) OS/390
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Multithreaded Programming
2 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) API Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.69%) QMS
7 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Security Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Axway
2 3 (11.54%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 2 (7.69%) Fujitsu