The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.57% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.64% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £343 £263 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
730 915 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.45% 34.66% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 565 396
Median daily rate £400 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.04 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C++
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Warwickshire -3 4 £343 - 1
Birmingham +1 2 £350 +40.00% 5
Coventry - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 22 (45.83%) C
1 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 15 (31.25%) Automotive
2 15 (31.25%) UML
2 15 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.83%) MISRA
5 8 (16.67%) ISO26262
5 8 (16.67%) Python
6 7 (14.58%) Embedded C
7 6 (12.50%) OO
7 6 (12.50%) Coaching
7 6 (12.50%) IEC 61508
7 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (10.42%) MISRA C
8 5 (10.42%) OpenGL
8 5 (10.42%) Embedded C++
8 5 (10.42%) HTML
8 5 (10.42%) Java
8 5 (10.42%) Games
9 4 (8.33%) C#
9 4 (8.33%) XML
9 4 (8.33%) DirectX
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Doxygen
10 3 (6.25%) Degree
10 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
10 3 (6.25%) XSLT
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (6.25%) Doxygen
2 2 (4.17%) Simulink
3 1 (2.08%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) RFID
1 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.08%) eggPlant
2 1 (2.08%) GCC
2 1 (2.08%) GDB
2 1 (2.08%) JMeter
2 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.08%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (31.25%) Automotive
2 5 (10.42%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Software Quality Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) C++ Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Real Time Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) C++ Games Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Games Developer
8 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Author
9 3 (6.25%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
1 5 (10.42%) OpenGL
2 4 (8.33%) DirectX
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) XSLT
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) WCF
5 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Android
1 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 15 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 15 (31.25%) UML
3 6 (12.50%) Coaching
3 6 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Android Development
5 2 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.08%) BDD
6 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.08%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.08%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Release Management
6 1 (2.08%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Test Management
6 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) C
2 8 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (14.58%) Embedded C
4 5 (10.42%) Embedded C++
4 5 (10.42%) Java
5 4 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
1 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) MISRA
2 8 (16.67%) ISO26262
3 6 (12.50%) IEC 61508
4 5 (10.42%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) HP
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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