Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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 of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 70 98
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 134 148 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.70% 3.04% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.29% 7.86% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 65 31
East of England median daily rate £475 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £298 £269 £288
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
England median daily rate £530 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -3.64% +22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 28
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £44.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.51% +8.41%
10th Percentile £36.80 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £53.25 £63.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.01% +3.75%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,837 1,884 1,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.07% 38.68% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,164 1,066 1,078
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.62%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £233
90th Percentile £569 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 126 134
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £21.57 £17.01 £27.00
90th Percentile £54.88 £53.38 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +2.74%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the East of England

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in the East of England

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in the East of England

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in the East of England

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ in the East of England

C++
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Hertfordshire +11 50 £475 +69.64% 39
Cambridgeshire -11 45 £435 +16.00% 157
Bedfordshire +6 20 £500 - 4
Essex -8 10 £350 -22.22% 12
Suffolk -17 9 £430 +12.79% 6
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 of England region with a requirement for C++.

1 70 (52.24%) Software Engineering
2 59 (44.03%) C
3 55 (41.04%) Linux
4 54 (40.30%) Java
5 49 (36.57%) Python
6 37 (27.61%) C#
7 36 (26.87%) Degree
8 32 (23.88%) JavaScript
9 28 (20.90%) OO
9 28 (20.90%) SC Cleared
9 28 (20.90%) Security Cleared
10 27 (20.15%) Mathematics
10 27 (20.15%) SQL
11 25 (18.66%) Visual Studio
11 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (18.66%) Node.js
12 24 (17.91%) Windows
13 23 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (17.16%) Qt
14 22 (16.42%) Apache Spark
14 22 (16.42%) Hadoop
14 22 (16.42%) Big Data
14 22 (16.42%) Web Services
14 22 (16.42%) Scrum
15 21 (15.67%) Eclipse
15 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
15 21 (15.67%) Configuration Management
15 21 (15.67%) Amazon EMR
15 21 (15.67%) Amazon RDS
15 21 (15.67%) Amazon Redshift

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (16.42%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.97%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (5.97%) Luigi
2 8 (5.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.99%) Apache
4 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Simulink
2 4 (2.99%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (15.67%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (15.67%) Amazon EMR
2 21 (15.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (2.99%) GitHub
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.49%) Slack
6 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.93%) Ethernet
1 20 (14.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.21%) Wireshark
3 8 (5.97%) Internet
4 7 (5.22%) Broadband
4 7 (5.22%) DHCP
4 7 (5.22%) DLNA
4 7 (5.22%) DNS
4 7 (5.22%) DSL
4 7 (5.22%) FTP
4 7 (5.22%) HTTP
4 7 (5.22%) IPv4
4 7 (5.22%) IPv6
4 7 (5.22%) UPnP
4 7 (5.22%) VoIP
4 7 (5.22%) WAN
4 7 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.49%) 5G
6 1 (0.75%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.75%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) Big Data
1 22 (16.42%) Hadoop
2 21 (15.67%) Amazon Athena
2 21 (15.67%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (15.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 13 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (8.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (8.21%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.24%) MySQL
6 2 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (18.66%) Visual Studio
2 21 (15.67%) Eclipse
3 20 (14.93%) NetBeans
4 19 (14.18%) Git (software)
5 13 (9.70%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (9.70%) Rational Rhapsody
5 13 (9.70%) Rational Team Concert
6 11 (8.21%) GDB
7 4 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.24%) GCC
8 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.24%) Rational Statemate
9 1 (0.75%) Gradle
9 1 (0.75%) Hudson
9 1 (0.75%) JIRA
9 1 (0.75%) Maven
9 1 (0.75%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 20 (14.93%) Military
2 17 (12.69%) Aerospace
3 12 (8.96%) Electronics
4 6 (4.48%) Law
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.99%) Finance
7 3 (2.24%) Retail
8 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Automotive
9 1 (0.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.75%) Billing
9 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (29.85%) Software Engineer
2 28 (20.90%) Developer
3 23 (17.16%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (16.42%) Data Engineer
5 21 (15.67%) Big Data Engineer
6 20 (14.93%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (10.45%) Embedded Engineer
7 14 (10.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (7.46%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.72%) C++ Developer
10 8 (5.97%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.97%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (4.48%) C++ Software Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Author
12 5 (3.73%) Technical Author
13 4 (2.99%) C Software Engineer
13 4 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
13 4 (2.99%) Data Scientist
13 4 (2.99%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 4 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.66%) Node.js
2 23 (17.16%) Qt
3 22 (16.42%) Web Services
4 19 (14.18%) .NET
5 18 (13.43%) HTML
6 16 (11.94%) DirectX
6 16 (11.94%) MFC
6 16 (11.94%) OpenGL
7 15 (11.19%) ActiveX
8 10 (7.46%) MLlib
9 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (5.97%) CSS
10 7 (5.22%) Ajax
10 7 (5.22%) CGI
10 7 (5.22%) JSON
11 3 (2.24%) J2EE
11 3 (2.24%) Kafka
11 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.24%) RESTful
12 2 (1.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.22%) Media Streaming
4 5 (3.73%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.49%) Life Science
6 2 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) ASIC
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.04%) Linux
2 24 (17.91%) Windows
3 7 (5.22%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (5.22%) Unix
4 5 (3.73%) Nucleus RTOS
5 3 (2.24%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.49%) SafeRTOS
7 1 (0.75%) CentOS
7 1 (0.75%) Fedora
7 1 (0.75%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.75%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (52.24%) Software Engineering
2 28 (20.90%) OO
3 27 (20.15%) Mathematics
4 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (16.42%) Scrum
6 21 (15.67%) Configuration Management
6 21 (15.67%) Data Science
7 15 (11.19%) UML
8 13 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.46%) Linear Programming
9 10 (7.46%) Predictive Modelling
10 9 (6.72%) Analytics
10 9 (6.72%) Workflow
11 8 (5.97%) Actionable Insight
11 8 (5.97%) Customer Acquisition
11 8 (5.97%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (5.97%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (5.97%) Workflow Management
12 7 (5.22%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (5.22%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.03%) C
2 54 (40.30%) Java
3 49 (36.57%) Python
4 37 (27.61%) C#
5 32 (23.88%) JavaScript
6 27 (20.15%) SQL
7 19 (14.18%) Scala
8 15 (11.19%) GLSL
8 15 (11.19%) HLSL
9 13 (9.70%) Embedded C
10 9 (6.72%) R
11 7 (5.22%) Embedded C++
11 7 (5.22%) Perl
12 6 (4.48%) MATLAB
13 5 (3.73%) Ruby
14 4 (2.99%) Ada
15 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.49%) Go
16 2 (1.49%) JSX
17 1 (0.75%) Ada 83
Qualifications
1 36 (26.87%) Degree
2 28 (20.90%) SC Cleared
2 28 (20.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.24%) PhD
5 2 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) MISRA
2 1 (0.75%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.75%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.75%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Docker
2 2 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Ansible
1 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.19%) Oracle
3 4 (2.99%) MathWorks
3 4 (2.99%) SAP
4 1 (0.75%) EMC
4 1 (0.75%) IBM
4 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.75%) Siebel
4 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.75%) webMethods
4 1 (0.75%) WSO2