Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 111 97
Rank change year-on-year -15 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 1.23% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.97% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 15
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £340 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -8.11% +15.63%
10th Percentile £212 £195 £242
90th Percentile £450 £434 £445
England median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £41.80 - £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 - £43.80
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

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 1,221 1,245 985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.51% 41.49% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 792 628
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £225
90th Percentile £525 £500 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +48.00%
10th Percentile £17.68 £19.00 £13.08
90th Percentile £47.50 £61.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +1 14 £243 - 14
Derbyshire +6 4 £375 +3.45% 12
Northamptonshire -15 3 £350 +2.94% 8
Leicestershire -1 1 £501 +82.00% 8
C++
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 9 (39.13%) SQL
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
4 6 (26.09%) Apple
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) Cocoa
4 6 (26.09%) Xcode
4 6 (26.09%) Qt
4 6 (26.09%) Memory Management
5 4 (17.39%) Qt Creator
5 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
5 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
5 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
5 4 (17.39%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) C
6 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) Docker
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring

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 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) FlexRay
1 1 (4.35%) RS-232
1 1 (4.35%) RS-485
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Xcode
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Qt Creator
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (8.70%) Law
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Mac Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) BASE24 Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Qt Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Cocoa
1 6 (26.09%) Qt
2 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) Aurelia
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Tandem
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.35%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) ThreadX
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Memory Management
4 4 (17.39%) Cross-Platform Development
4 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
4 4 (17.39%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft