Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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 of England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 100 70
Rank change year-on-year +39 -30 +28
Contract jobs citing C++ 178 98 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.47% 2.01% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% 5.08% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 24 56
East of England median daily rate £375 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -4.23% +1.43%
10th Percentile £278 £225 £219
90th Percentile £525 £480 £455
England median daily rate £550 £450 £480
% change year-on-year +22.22% -6.25% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 49
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.70 £36.25
90th Percentile £69.25 £53.25 £54.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1980 1931 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.60% 39.64% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1143 1309
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £535 £501
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 142 173
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.89 £27.60 £21.05
90th Percentile £53.38 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 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
Cambridgeshire +14 90 £363 +3.57% 113
Hertfordshire +14 38 £280 -22.76% 7
Bedfordshire +4 18 £500 - 1
Essex -15 18 £425 +47.83% 3
Suffolk +20 9 £388 -
Norfolk -2 5 £313 +25.00%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 of England region with a requirement for C++.

1 101 (56.74%) C
2 79 (44.38%) Software Engineering
3 64 (35.96%) Python
4 53 (29.78%) Linux
5 39 (21.91%) C#
6 36 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (17.42%) Embedded C
8 30 (16.85%) SQL
8 30 (16.85%) Wireless
9 28 (15.73%) Degree
10 26 (14.61%) HTML
11 25 (14.04%) Embedded C++
11 25 (14.04%) Computer Science
12 24 (13.48%) Java
13 23 (12.92%) Windows
14 22 (12.36%) Electronics
14 22 (12.36%) Telecoms
14 22 (12.36%) Device Driver
14 22 (12.36%) Integration Testing
14 22 (12.36%) Embedded Systems
15 21 (11.80%) .NET
16 20 (11.24%) XML
16 20 (11.24%) Git (software)
17 19 (10.67%) TDD
18 18 (10.11%) Configuration Management
18 18 (10.11%) WPF
19 17 (9.55%) MATLAB
19 17 (9.55%) OO
20 16 (8.99%) Multithreading
21 15 (8.43%) JavaScript

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 4 (2.25%) Apache
1 4 (2.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Simulink
2 7 (3.93%) Doxygen
3 4 (2.25%) FrameMaker
3 4 (2.25%) XMetaL
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) GitHub
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.85%) Wireless
2 12 (6.74%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.62%) 3GPP
4 10 (5.62%) LTE
5 8 (4.49%) Bluetooth
6 7 (3.93%) NAS
7 6 (3.37%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.37%) RS-422
8 5 (2.81%) AMQP
9 4 (2.25%) HTTP
10 2 (1.12%) 3G
10 2 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (0.56%) 802.11
11 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.25%) Big Data
3 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.25%) SQLite
4 3 (1.69%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.87%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (7.87%) Rational Rhapsody
3 12 (6.74%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.18%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.06%) Subversion
6 6 (3.37%) JIRA
6 6 (3.37%) JUnit
6 6 (3.37%) NUnit
7 5 (2.81%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.25%) AccuRev
8 4 (2.25%) Maven
8 4 (2.25%) Xcode
9 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.69%) VectorCAST
10 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.12%) CMake
10 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.12%) git-flow
10 2 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
General
1 22 (12.36%) Electronics
1 22 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.81%) Finance
4 3 (1.69%) Automotive
4 3 (1.69%) Games
5 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.12%) Avionics
5 2 (1.12%) Military
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (34.83%) Software Engineer
2 57 (32.02%) Developer
3 34 (19.10%) C++ Software Engineer
4 22 (12.36%) Embedded Engineer
5 19 (10.67%) C++ Developer
5 19 (10.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 16 (8.99%) Author
6 16 (8.99%) Software Developer
6 16 (8.99%) Technical Author
7 15 (8.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) C Software Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.30%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (6.74%) Test Engineer
11 11 (6.18%) C++ Software Developer
11 11 (6.18%) Embedded C Engineer
11 11 (6.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 11 (6.18%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.61%) HTML
2 21 (11.80%) .NET
3 20 (11.24%) XML
4 18 (10.11%) WPF
5 15 (8.43%) REST
6 12 (6.74%) Qt
7 9 (5.06%) JSON
7 9 (5.06%) SOAP
7 9 (5.06%) XSLT
8 8 (4.49%) RESTful
8 8 (4.49%) WinForms
9 6 (3.37%) CSS
9 6 (3.37%) NumPy
9 6 (3.37%) SciPy
10 5 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (2.81%) Kafka
10 5 (2.81%) MSMQ
10 5 (2.81%) Node.js
10 5 (2.81%) Spring
11 4 (2.25%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.36%) Device Driver
2 22 (12.36%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (4.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (4.49%) Verilog
4 7 (3.93%) User Experience
5 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.37%) VHDL
6 4 (2.25%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.25%) Animation
6 4 (2.25%) CAN bus
6 4 (2.25%) iPhone
7 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.69%) LIMS
7 3 (1.69%) STB
8 2 (1.12%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.12%) RIA
9 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.78%) Linux
2 23 (12.92%) Windows
3 14 (7.87%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (4.49%) Unix
5 6 (3.37%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.25%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.12%) OpenVMS
8 2 (1.12%) VMS
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.38%) Software Engineering
2 36 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.36%) Integration Testing
4 19 (10.67%) TDD
5 18 (10.11%) Configuration Management
6 17 (9.55%) OO
7 16 (8.99%) Multithreading
8 14 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.87%) UML
9 13 (7.30%) API Development
9 13 (7.30%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.30%) Microservices
9 13 (7.30%) User Stories
10 12 (6.74%) Scrum
10 12 (6.74%) SOA
11 11 (6.18%) Mathematics
12 10 (5.62%) Device Driver Development
12 10 (5.62%) MVVM
13 9 (5.06%) Test Strategy
14 8 (4.49%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 101 (56.74%) C
2 64 (35.96%) Python
3 39 (21.91%) C#
4 31 (17.42%) Embedded C
5 30 (16.85%) SQL
6 25 (14.04%) Embedded C++
7 24 (13.48%) Java
8 17 (9.55%) MATLAB
9 15 (8.43%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.18%) Perl
11 8 (4.49%) Ada
12 7 (3.93%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.93%) R
12 7 (3.93%) Ruby
12 7 (3.93%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.81%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.81%) Cython
13 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.81%) XAML
14 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.73%) Degree
2 11 (6.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.12%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.12%) DO-254
3 2 (1.12%) MISRA
3 2 (1.12%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 6 (3.37%) Firmware
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle
2 6 (3.37%) Serena
3 4 (2.25%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) Atmel
5 1 (0.56%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.56%) Siemens