Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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++
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 123 107
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.72% 0.82% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 2.24% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 16
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £292 £313 £281
90th Percentile £570 £450 £463
England median daily rate £550 £455 £480
% change year-on-year +20.88% -5.21% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.22% - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +6.67%

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 1205 1207 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.52% 36.60% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 774 670
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £274 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +106.90% -48.21%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.69 £11.53
90th Percentile £58.00 £46.25 £43.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 24 November 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
Leicestershire -7 10 £475 +26.67% 3
Nottinghamshire +7 7 - - 10
Derbyshire -6 4 £423 +12.67% 3
Northamptonshire +7 1 £475 +46.15% 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) Bluetooth
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) C
5 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
6 4 (17.39%) Qt
6 4 (17.39%) QML
6 4 (17.39%) ZigBee
6 4 (17.39%) Doxygen
6 4 (17.39%) SQLite
6 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
6 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Embedded C
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) UML
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Informatica
7 3 (13.04%) PowerCenter
7 3 (13.04%) ETL
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

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 4 (17.39%) Doxygen
2 2 (8.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Bluetooth
2 4 (17.39%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQLite
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Avionics
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
2 5 (21.74%) C++ Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Informatica Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Qt Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) ETL Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) QML
2 4 (17.39%) Qt
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) ODBC
4 2 (8.70%) XSL
4 2 (8.70%) XSLT
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) MFC
5 1 (4.35%) STL
5 1 (4.35%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms
5 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
1 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Multithreaded Programming
2 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (13.04%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) B2B
4 2 (8.70%) BPMN
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) ETL Development
4 2 (8.70%) Physics
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.35%) Groovy
7 1 (4.35%) R
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (8.70%) CDISC
2 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) GxP
2 2 (8.70%) HL7
3 1 (4.35%) JTAG
3 1 (4.35%) MISRA
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Informatica
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau