Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 20 July 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++
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 84 70
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.07% 1.12% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 3.41% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 10
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £442 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +41.28% +27.55%
10th Percentile £288 £360 £263
90th Percentile £400 £480 £360
West Midlands median daily rate £343 £440 £300
% change year-on-year -22.16% +46.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £27.31 £31.44
% change year-on-year +28.18% -13.15% -3.26%

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 463 498 468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.53% 32.72% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 341 301
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £243 £250
90th Percentile £506 £488 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £37.50 £29.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.05% +14.42% +4.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.13 £19.25
90th Percentile £42.35 £38.88 £30.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £26.67
% change year-on-year +32.65% -8.15% -14.65%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Birmingham

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Birmingham

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for C++.

1 12 (85.71%) C
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) MATLAB
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) OOP
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) CGI
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) ICMP
6 4 (28.57%) FastCGI
6 4 (28.57%) Go
6 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (7.14%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) ICMP
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) eggPlant
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) MATLAB Developer
3 2 (14.29%) MATLAB Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CGI
1 4 (28.57%) FastCGI
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) DirectX
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.14%) Pixi.js
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
2 4 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Game Development
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) MATLAB
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Go
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
8 1 (7.14%) Groovy
8 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 26262
1 2 (14.29%) MISRA
2 1 (7.14%) IEC 62304
2 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago