Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 57 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +26
Contract jobs citing C++ 18 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.62% 0.47% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.89% 1.57% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 - £360
10th Percentile £475 - £341
90th Percentile £545 - £525
East of England median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +26.95% -15.79%
10th Percentile £38.83 £50.78 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £50.78 £51.14
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +3.18%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 182 191 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 26.53% 30.17% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 131 109
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £218 £274
90th Percentile £575 £501 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 23
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -11.95%
10th Percentile £38.83 £15.43 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £46.95 £51.20
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Bedfordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Bedfordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Bedfordshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Bedfordshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +6 15 £500 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (66.67%) SOA
2 12 (66.67%) User Stories
2 12 (66.67%) Microservices
3 10 (55.56%) API Development
3 10 (55.56%) REST
3 10 (55.56%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (27.78%) AMQP
5 5 (27.78%) MSMQ
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) UML
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) VxWorks
6 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (16.67%) VectorCAST
7 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
7 2 (11.11%) DO-254
7 2 (11.11%) Subversion
7 2 (11.11%) C
7 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) AOP
7 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) AMQP
2 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (16.67%) VectorCAST
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Designer
2 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Senior Designer
2 10 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) REST
1 10 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (27.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (11.11%) Verilog
1 2 (11.11%) VHDL
2 1 (5.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) VxWorks
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (66.67%) Microservices
2 12 (66.67%) SOA
2 12 (66.67%) User Stories
3 10 (55.56%) API Development
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) AOP
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Ada
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
1 2 (11.11%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft