Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 110 95
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 -15
Contract jobs citing C++ 30 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.96% 0.94% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 2.69% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 28
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -0.76% -12.67%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £300
90th Percentile £496 £463 £579
England median daily rate £550 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
England median hourly rate £42.75 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.01% +3.75% +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 1203 1116 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.47% 35.05% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 724 752
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £269 £261 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £40.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.56% +120.27% -47.14%
10th Percentile £20.95 £14.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £76.75 £48.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +11.88%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Derbyshire -3 10 £325 -13.33% 2
Leicestershire -9 10 £488 +50.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +13 3 - - 10
Northamptonshire +4 3 £340 +4.62% 5
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (33.33%) Bluetooth
4 10 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 9 (30.00%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) C
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) RESTful
8 6 (20.00%) SQLite
8 6 (20.00%) Doxygen
8 6 (20.00%) ZigBee
8 6 (20.00%) QML
8 6 (20.00%) Qt
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (16.67%) MFC
9 5 (16.67%) OO
9 5 (16.67%) Python
10 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) Java
10 4 (13.33%) Wireless
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (13.33%) MISRA
10 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (13.33%) Bitbucket
11 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (10.00%) FlexRay
11 3 (10.00%) SDLC

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 6 (20.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 6 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) FlexRay
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) C++ Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Cryptography Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Qt Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) RESTful
2 6 (20.00%) QML
2 6 (20.00%) Qt
3 5 (16.67%) MFC
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) ODBC
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.00%) Physics
4 3 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Kanban
6 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.33%) Typography
6 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) C
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 4 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) R
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) MISRA
2 3 (10.00%) MISRA C
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) SAP