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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.60% 0.52% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 0.80% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £225 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.76% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

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 111 125 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 59.04% 65.45% 49.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 69 89
Median daily rate £338 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.85% +45.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £566 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Brighton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Games
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Games
7 1 (11.11%) Linux Kernel Development
7 1 (11.11%) Game Development
7 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (11.11%) Freescale
7 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (11.11%) Qt
7 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (11.11%) GStreamer
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Programmer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (11.11%) GStreamer
2 1 (11.11%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Game Development
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Freescale