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 3 months to 26 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++
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 75 65
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.25% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 3.78% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 18
Median daily rate £340 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.27% +3.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 622 502 647
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.42% 33.09% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 325 412
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +131.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -8 8 £325 - 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £340 - 5
Leicestershire -16 2 - - 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) C
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 8 (21.62%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
5 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (18.92%) Automotive
5 7 (18.92%) Embedded C
6 6 (16.22%) RESTful
6 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (16.22%) FlexRay
6 6 (16.22%) Unreal Engine
7 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) OO
7 5 (13.51%) MATLAB
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) MFC
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) Games
8 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++
8 4 (10.81%) Qt

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 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Doxygen
1 3 (8.11%) Simulink
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) FlexRay
2 3 (8.11%) Bluetooth
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
2 3 (8.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQLite
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Automotive
2 4 (10.81%) Games
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C++ Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cryptography Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) RESTful
1 6 (16.22%) Unreal Engine
2 5 (13.51%) MFC
3 4 (10.81%) Qt
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) QML
4 3 (8.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (8.11%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.70%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.70%) Qt Quick
5 1 (2.70%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Xbox
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
3 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.51%) BDD
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
6 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Physics
6 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) C
2 8 (21.62%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) Embedded C
4 5 (13.51%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) MATLAB
5 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) R
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) MISRA
1 4 (10.81%) MISRA C
2 3 (8.11%) IEC 61508
2 3 (8.11%) ISO 26262
3 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.41%) Minitab
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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