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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 92 44 74
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +30
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% 3.72% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 10.47% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 3
Median daily rate £450 £503 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +101.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.44 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +1.10%
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
552 344 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.20% 35.50% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 215 244
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 12
Median hourly rate £53.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -53 19 £450 -10.00% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 48 (78.69%) C
2 40 (65.57%) SQL
3 38 (62.30%) Java
4 32 (52.46%) Security Cleared
5 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (42.62%) Linux
7 25 (40.98%) Unix
8 24 (39.34%) Multithreading
8 24 (39.34%) GCC
8 24 (39.34%) GDB
8 24 (39.34%) Multithreaded Programming
9 22 (36.07%) C#
10 21 (34.43%) Solaris
11 12 (19.67%) Scrum
11 12 (19.67%) QA
11 12 (19.67%) J2EE
11 12 (19.67%) Oracle
12 11 (18.03%) Windows
12 11 (18.03%) AIX
12 11 (18.03%) Perl
12 11 (18.03%) Client/Server
12 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
12 11 (18.03%) SSL
12 11 (18.03%) Middleware
12 11 (18.03%) WebSphere
12 11 (18.03%) Project Planning
12 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
12 11 (18.03%) Waterfall
13 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
13 10 (16.39%) IBM Integration Bus

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 11 (18.03%) WebSphere
2 10 (16.39%) AquaLogic
2 10 (16.39%) MQSeries
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (16.39%) Tuxedo
2 10 (16.39%) WebLogic
2 10 (16.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) Jetty
5 1 (1.64%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
Business Applications
1 10 (16.39%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
1 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) DHCP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) IPsec
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) GCC
1 24 (39.34%) GDB
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) JMeter
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) C++ Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Lead Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Technical Leader
4 10 (16.39%) Software Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Lead Software Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Technical Developer
7 5 (8.20%) C++ Team Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) C Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C/C++ Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (1.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Implementation Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Middleware Consultant
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Support Consultant
10 1 (1.64%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) J2EE
2 11 (18.03%) Middleware
3 10 (16.39%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (6.56%) WCF
4 4 (6.56%) Web Services
4 4 (6.56%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) .NET
5 2 (3.28%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) HTML5
5 2 (3.28%) Servlets
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) CSS3
6 1 (1.64%) Itk
6 1 (1.64%) JDBC
6 1 (1.64%) JSP
6 1 (1.64%) MFC
6 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.64%) Struts
6 1 (1.64%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 25 (40.98%) Unix
3 21 (34.43%) Solaris
4 11 (18.03%) AIX
4 11 (18.03%) Windows
5 10 (16.39%) OS/390
5 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) Multithreaded Programming
2 24 (39.34%) Multithreading
3 12 (19.67%) Scrum
4 11 (18.03%) Project Planning
4 11 (18.03%) Waterfall
5 10 (16.39%) Change Management
5 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
5 10 (16.39%) ITIL
6 9 (14.75%) Problem Management
6 9 (14.75%) QMS
6 9 (14.75%) Release Management
6 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (14.75%) Security Management
6 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.48%) API Testing
8 4 (6.56%) OO
9 3 (4.92%) Open Source
10 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.64%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) C
2 40 (65.57%) SQL
3 38 (62.30%) Java
4 22 (36.07%) C#
5 11 (18.03%) Perl
6 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.28%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (1.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (52.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCAD
4 1 (1.64%) MCSD
4 1 (1.64%) MCTS
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) Axway
3 10 (16.39%) IBM
3 10 (16.39%) Sun
4 9 (14.75%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.92%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.64%) CA
6 1 (1.64%) Compuware
6 1 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Siebel
6 1 (1.64%) VMware