The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 28 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 5.63% 0.52% 4.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.39% 1.01% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Median daily rate £225 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.42% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £420 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 Brighton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 77 99 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 54.23% 51.30% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 64
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Brighton

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Brighton

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Brighton

C++
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) Games
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Firmware
4 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (20.00%) 802.15
4 3 (20.00%) RFID
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Games
4 3 (20.00%) ZigBee
4 3 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
5 2 (13.33%) Android Development
5 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (13.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) iPhone
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Windows

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) 802.15
1 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (20.00%) RFID
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CppUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Games Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.67%) Django
3 1 (6.67%) GStreamer
3 1 (6.67%) Qt
3 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Game Development
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Post-Production
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) C
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Coverity
1 1 (6.67%) Freescale
1 1 (6.67%) Veracode