Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 54 91
Rank change year-on-year -32 +37 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 4 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.78% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 2.26% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
10th Percentile £350 " £264
25th Percentile " " £294
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £360 £400 £325
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.08% -12.87%
75th Percentile £465 " £403
90th Percentile £479 " £424
England median daily rate £600 £525 £458
% change year-on-year +14.29% +14.75% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.25
Median % change year-on-year - -6.08% +34.07%
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +6.74%

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 375 177 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.01% 34.57% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 120 505
10th Percentile £225 £259 £275
25th Percentile £313 £312 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £488 £401 £475
90th Percentile £550 £475 £548
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
10th Percentile £17.10 £24.50 £22.27
25th Percentile £17.50 £37.31 £38.44
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% -5.56% +6.51%
75th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £49.13 "
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%

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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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
Northamptonshire -10 3 £360 -10.00% 6
Leicestershire -18 3 £465 - 8
Derbyshire - 2 - - 7
Nottinghamshire - 2 £475 - 15
C++
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (30.00%) Tandem
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (30.00%) ATM
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) NonStop SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) BASE24
4 2 (20.00%) VHDL
4 2 (20.00%) Verilog
4 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (20.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Banking

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EKS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CodeCommit
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CodePipeline
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Pipelines
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) GitLab
3 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) BASE24 Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) Express
2 1 (10.00%) Flash
2 1 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Tandem
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Verilog
2 2 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (10.00%) ThreadX
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Go
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Lua
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Alibaba
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) QNX