The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 - 25 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 2.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
C++
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 78 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.84% 52.35% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 35
Median daily rate £313 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £8.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -
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 Staffordshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

C++
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (100.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) VxWorks
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (40.00%) Simulink

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared