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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 59 23 59
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Contract jobs citing C++ 54 74 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.01% 6.72% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.51% 18.05% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 67 10
Median daily rate £463 £500 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +90.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
C++
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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
568 410 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.20% 37.21% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 282 208
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -28 53 £463 -7.50% 14
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 North East region with a requirement for C++.

1 53 (67.95%) C
2 48 (61.54%) Java
3 40 (51.28%) SQL
4 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (43.59%) Security Cleared
6 30 (38.46%) Unix
7 29 (37.18%) Linux
8 26 (33.33%) C#
8 26 (33.33%) Solaris
9 24 (30.77%) Multithreading
9 24 (30.77%) GCC
9 24 (30.77%) GDB
10 22 (28.21%) ITIL
11 18 (23.08%) J2EE
11 18 (23.08%) Problem Management
12 17 (21.79%) Oracle
12 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
12 17 (21.79%) Middleware
12 17 (21.79%) WebSphere
13 16 (20.51%) Tuxedo
13 16 (20.51%) Perl
13 16 (20.51%) Windows
13 16 (20.51%) AIX
14 15 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (19.23%) MQSeries
14 15 (19.23%) Configuration Management
14 15 (19.23%) SSL
14 15 (19.23%) IBM
14 15 (19.23%) OS/390
14 15 (19.23%) Oracle HTTP 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 17 (21.79%) WebSphere
2 16 (20.51%) Tuxedo
3 15 (19.23%) MQSeries
3 15 (19.23%) Oracle Application Server
3 15 (19.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 15 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (16.67%) AquaLogic
4 13 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.56%) Apache
6 2 (2.56%) IIS
6 2 (2.56%) Jetty
6 2 (2.56%) Mongrel
6 2 (2.56%) nginx
7 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) IaaS
1 4 (5.13%) PaaS
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.56%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) SSL
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) FTP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) IPsec
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (30.77%) GCC
1 24 (30.77%) GDB
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Maven
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.28%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) JMeter
4 1 (1.28%) Mockito
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) C++ Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Technical Leader
4 11 (14.10%) Lead Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Lead Software Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C++ Team Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) C Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C/C++ Developer
9 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) J2EE
2 17 (21.79%) Middleware
3 15 (19.23%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (6.41%) .NET
4 5 (6.41%) HTML
5 3 (3.85%) CSS
5 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.85%) Servlets
5 3 (3.85%) Spring
5 3 (3.85%) WCF
5 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 3 (3.85%) XML
6 2 (2.56%) HTML5
6 2 (2.56%) XHTML
7 1 (1.28%) Ajax
7 1 (1.28%) CSS3
7 1 (1.28%) Itk
7 1 (1.28%) JNDI
7 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.28%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Unix
2 29 (37.18%) Linux
3 26 (33.33%) Solaris
4 16 (20.51%) AIX
4 16 (20.51%) Windows
5 15 (19.23%) OS/390
5 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.28%) Debian
6 1 (1.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 22 (28.21%) ITIL
4 18 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 15 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 14 (17.95%) Change Management
6 14 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (16.67%) Release Management
7 13 (16.67%) Security Management
7 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 12 (15.38%) Scrum
9 11 (14.10%) Project Planning
9 11 (14.10%) QMS
9 11 (14.10%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.97%) API Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.97%) DevOps
10 7 (8.97%) Open Source
11 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.95%) C
2 48 (61.54%) Java
3 40 (51.28%) SQL
4 26 (33.33%) C#
5 16 (20.51%) Perl
6 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.82%) Python
8 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Groovy
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
9 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) MCAD
5 1 (1.28%) MCSD
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) QA
2 8 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
1 17 (21.79%) Oracle
2 15 (19.23%) IBM
3 13 (16.67%) Axway
3 13 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 13 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) Rally
4 2 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) CA
5 1 (1.28%) Compuware
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) Siebel
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