Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 26 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++
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 89 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 16.06% 0.47% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.65% 1.37% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 1 2
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £363 £369 £344
90th Percentile £480 £406 £396
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +11.61% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 453 73 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 81.77% 34.60% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 35 52
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £163 £163
90th Percentile £488 £444 £468
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -68.75% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -57.81% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in County Antrim

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in County Antrim

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in County Antrim

C++
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Belfast +12 88 £433 +11.61% 1
C++
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for C++.

1 75 (84.27%) Finance
2 67 (75.28%) Low Latency
3 59 (66.29%) Multithreading
4 58 (65.17%) Linux
5 52 (58.43%) Front Office
6 50 (56.18%) Banking
7 42 (47.19%) Unix
8 40 (44.94%) Visual Studio
8 40 (44.94%) OOP
8 40 (44.94%) OOA/OOD
8 40 (44.94%) Market Making
9 38 (42.70%) FIX Protocol
10 37 (41.57%) Electronic Trading
11 29 (32.58%) Unit Testing
12 26 (29.21%) Windows
13 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
14 22 (24.72%) C#
15 18 (20.22%) Equities
16 17 (19.10%) C
16 17 (19.10%) UML
17 15 (16.85%) SQL
18 14 (15.73%) Virtual Team
19 13 (14.61%) Requirements Analysis
20 12 (13.48%) TDD
21 11 (12.36%) Asynchronous Programming
21 11 (12.36%) Performance Improvement
21 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
21 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
22 10 (11.24%) Degree
23 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) KDB
Development Applications
1 40 (44.94%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.74%) Bitbucket
2 6 (6.74%) CppUnit
2 6 (6.74%) JIRA
2 6 (6.74%) NUnit
General
1 75 (84.27%) Finance
2 52 (58.43%) Front Office
3 50 (56.18%) Banking
4 7 (7.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (88.76%) Developer
2 76 (85.39%) C++ Developer
3 28 (31.46%) Senior Developer
4 26 (29.21%) Senior C++ Developer
5 17 (19.10%) C# Developer
6 16 (17.98%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 15 (16.85%) C++/C# Developer
7 15 (16.85%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
7 15 (16.85%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 13 (14.61%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (11.24%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 10 (11.24%) Front Office Developer
10 8 (8.99%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (8.99%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.62%) Real Time Developer
12 4 (4.49%) Linux Developer
13 2 (2.25%) Embedded Engineer
13 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
13 2 (2.25%) Junior C++ Developer
13 2 (2.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (8.99%) .NET
3 7 (7.87%) STL
4 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.74%) .NET Remoting
4 6 (6.74%) JSON
4 6 (6.74%) Protocol Buffers
4 6 (6.74%) REST
4 6 (6.74%) WCF
4 6 (6.74%) Web Services
4 6 (6.74%) XML
5 5 (5.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Equities
2 14 (15.73%) Virtual Team
3 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.99%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.37%) Derivative
6 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 58 (65.17%) Linux
2 42 (47.19%) Unix
3 26 (29.21%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (75.28%) Low Latency
2 59 (66.29%) Multithreading
3 40 (44.94%) Market Making
3 40 (44.94%) OOA/OOD
3 40 (44.94%) OOP
4 37 (41.57%) Electronic Trading
5 29 (32.58%) Unit Testing
6 17 (19.10%) UML
7 13 (14.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (13.48%) TDD
9 11 (12.36%) Asynchronous Programming
9 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.36%) Performance Improvement
9 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.99%) Refactoring
10 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.74%) Issue Tracking
12 6 (6.74%) SOA
13 5 (5.62%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) C#
2 17 (19.10%) C
3 15 (16.85%) SQL
4 6 (6.74%) C++/CLI
4 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.49%) Java
6 3 (3.37%) Python
6 3 (3.37%) R
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.12%) VBA
8 1 (1.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Google
1 6 (6.74%) Perforce
2 1 (1.12%) Sybase
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