Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 97 120
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing C++ 30 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.00% 1.52% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 3.96% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 10
East Midlands median daily rate £266 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.00% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £143 £193 £274
90th Percentile £496 £491 £464
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £44.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.43% - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.61% -2.35% +11.84%

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 1,121 1,212 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.34% 38.40% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 761 646
East Midlands median daily rate £386 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +5.00% +4.09%
10th Percentile £260 £240 £240
90th Percentile £538 £514 £475
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 26
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.41% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £56.88 £41.75 £42.63
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 15 £243 +21.25% 23
Leicestershire -13 10 £475 +26.67% 6
Northamptonshire -2 3 £413 -8.33% 8
Derbyshire +1 1 - - 7
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 11 (36.67%) C#
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Qt
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 6 (20.00%) Cocoa
5 6 (20.00%) Xcode
5 6 (20.00%) C
5 6 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 6 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (20.00%) Apple
6 5 (16.67%) Perl
6 5 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
7 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) ZigBee
7 4 (13.33%) Qt Creator
7 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (13.33%) iOS SDK
7 4 (13.33%) Mac OS
7 4 (13.33%) Doxygen
7 4 (13.33%) SQLite
7 4 (13.33%) Multithreading

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 (13.33%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (13.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQLite
2 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Xcode
3 4 (13.33%) Qt Creator
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Avionics
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 4 (13.33%) Mac Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Informatica Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Qt Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Games Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Qt
2 6 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 5 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) iOS SDK
4 4 (13.33%) QML
5 3 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) ODBC
6 2 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (6.67%) XSL
6 2 (6.67%) XSLT
7 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.33%) JSON
7 1 (3.33%) MFC
7 1 (3.33%) STL
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) NHS
1 2 (6.67%) Xbox
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.33%) Mac OS
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 4 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
4 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 4 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (13.33%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C
2 6 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) VBScript
7 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (6.67%) CDISC
2 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.67%) GxP
2 2 (6.67%) HL7
3 1 (3.33%) MISRA
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Apple
2 3 (10.00%) Informatica
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau