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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 1 July 2022 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++
England > East Midlands
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 65 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 16 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.45% 1.48% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% 5.42% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 0
10th Percentile £416 £271 -
25th Percentile £444 £349 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £360 -
Median % change year-on-year +38.89% - -
75th Percentile - £466 -
90th Percentile - £472 -
England median daily rate £700 £600 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £41.25
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
75th Percentile - - £43.75
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 375 295 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.27% 27.21% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 222 170
10th Percentile £313 £213 £260
25th Percentile £363 £306 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £385
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% -3.75%
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £584 £524 £525
England median daily rate £554 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 8
10th Percentile £17.67 £10.85 £35.70
25th Percentile £19.83 £12.80 £39.94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.78 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +108.58% -62.71% +25.00%
75th Percentile - £21.52 £48.94
90th Percentile - £23.91 £51.15
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C++ in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C++ in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C++ in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire +1 15 £500 +38.89% 4
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £481 +6.94% 12
Derbyshire -12 1 - - 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 17 (85.00%) C#
1 17 (85.00%) OO
2 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (55.00%) Agile
4 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (50.00%) Python
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (35.00%) Simulink
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) User Stories
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Coaching
6 7 (35.00%) Requirements Gathering
7 5 (25.00%) Social Skills
7 5 (25.00%) C
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (15.00%) Power BI
9 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
9 3 (15.00%) Looker
9 3 (15.00%) Power Platform
9 3 (15.00%) Fivetran
9 3 (15.00%) Snowflake
9 3 (15.00%) Stitch

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (35.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Fivetran
1 3 (15.00%) Power Platform
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
1 3 (15.00%) Snowflake
1 3 (15.00%) Stitch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
1 1 (5.00%) GPON
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Looker
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Power BI
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.00%) BASE24 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Blazor
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) APACS
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) Agile
3 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Coaching
4 7 (35.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) OOD
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security
8 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) COBOL
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP