Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 63 98
Rank change year-on-year -20 +35 -23
Contract jobs citing C++ 137 179 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.70% 3.50% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 9.04% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 79 26
East of England median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £277 £278 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £480
England median daily rate £525 £550 £465
% change year-on-year -4.55% +18.28% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 34
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £35.50 £32.50 £32.65
90th Percentile £53.75 £69.25 £53.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%

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 1,929 1,981 1,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.00% 38.71% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,191 1,104 1,126
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 130 139
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £16.20 £27.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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
Cambridgeshire -6 62 £445 +18.67% 225
Hertfordshire +12 51 £475 +69.64% 40
Essex -18 12 £350 -20.00% 20
Bedfordshire 0 10 £550 +10.00% 10
Norfolk +2 1 - - 4
Suffolk -19 1 - - 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 73 (53.28%) C
2 72 (52.55%) Software Engineering
3 56 (40.88%) Linux
4 51 (37.23%) Java
5 44 (32.12%) Python
6 35 (25.55%) C#
7 34 (24.82%) JavaScript
7 34 (24.82%) Degree
8 30 (21.90%) Visual Studio
8 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (18.98%) Qt
9 26 (18.98%) Windows
9 26 (18.98%) TCP/IP
10 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
10 25 (18.25%) Node.js
10 25 (18.25%) Mathematics
11 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
11 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
12 22 (16.06%) Scrum
13 21 (15.33%) Eclipse
13 21 (15.33%) OO
13 21 (15.33%) Web Services
13 21 (15.33%) .NET
14 20 (14.60%) SQL
14 20 (14.60%) Ethernet
14 20 (14.60%) Embedded C
14 20 (14.60%) NetBeans
14 20 (14.60%) Military
15 18 (13.14%) Aerospace
15 18 (13.14%) Configuration Management

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 11 (8.03%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.92%) Apache
3 3 (2.19%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.19%) Luigi
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Simulink
2 3 (2.19%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.46%) Windchill
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (8.03%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (8.03%) Amazon EMR
1 11 (8.03%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (5.11%) GitHub
2 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.98%) TCP/IP
2 20 (14.60%) Ethernet
3 13 (9.49%) Internet
4 12 (8.76%) HTTP
5 11 (8.03%) DHCP
5 11 (8.03%) VoIP
5 11 (8.03%) Wireshark
6 9 (6.57%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (5.11%) Broadband
7 7 (5.11%) DLNA
7 7 (5.11%) DNS
7 7 (5.11%) DSL
7 7 (5.11%) FTP
7 7 (5.11%) IPv4
7 7 (5.11%) IPv6
7 7 (5.11%) UPnP
7 7 (5.11%) WAN
8 6 (4.38%) SNMP
9 4 (2.92%) RTCP
9 4 (2.92%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) Big Data
1 12 (8.76%) Hadoop
2 11 (8.03%) Amazon Athena
2 11 (8.03%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (8.03%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.19%) MySQL
5 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.73%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (21.90%) Visual Studio
2 21 (15.33%) Eclipse
3 20 (14.60%) NetBeans
4 18 (13.14%) Git (software)
5 11 (8.03%) GDB
6 10 (7.30%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (5.84%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (5.84%) Rational Team Concert
8 7 (5.11%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.65%) JIRA
9 5 (3.65%) Subversion
10 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.92%) Valgrind
11 3 (2.19%) GCC
11 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.46%) Selenium
13 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.73%) NCrunch
13 1 (0.73%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.73%) Robot Framework
General
1 20 (14.60%) Military
2 18 (13.14%) Aerospace
3 14 (10.22%) Electronics
4 8 (5.84%) Law
4 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.11%) Finance
6 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Software Engineer
2 31 (22.63%) Developer
3 21 (15.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 21 (15.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (14.60%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (8.03%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (8.03%) Big Data Engineer
5 11 (8.03%) C++ Developer
5 11 (8.03%) Data Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Author
9 5 (3.65%) C Developer
9 5 (3.65%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Site Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.98%) Qt
2 25 (18.25%) Node.js
3 21 (15.33%) .NET
3 21 (15.33%) Web Services
4 17 (12.41%) DirectX
5 16 (11.68%) OpenGL
6 14 (10.22%) ActiveX
6 14 (10.22%) MFC
7 10 (7.30%) HTML
8 7 (5.11%) Ajax
8 7 (5.11%) CGI
8 7 (5.11%) JSON
8 7 (5.11%) XML
9 4 (2.92%) FreeSWITCH
10 3 (2.19%) J2EE
10 3 (2.19%) MLlib
10 3 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.19%) REST
11 2 (1.46%) RESTful
11 2 (1.46%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.11%) Media Streaming
4 6 (4.38%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.19%) Life Science
7 2 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.73%) ASIC
8 1 (0.73%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.88%) Linux
2 26 (18.98%) Windows
3 10 (7.30%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Unix
5 7 (5.11%) Nucleus RTOS
6 5 (3.65%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.46%) Android
7 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.46%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (0.73%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.73%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.55%) Software Engineering
2 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.25%) Mathematics
4 22 (16.06%) Scrum
5 21 (15.33%) OO
6 18 (13.14%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (8.76%) UML
9 11 (8.03%) Data Science
10 8 (5.84%) DevOps
10 8 (5.84%) OOP
11 7 (5.11%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (5.11%) Creative Thinking
11 7 (5.11%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (5.11%) Innovative Thinking
11 7 (5.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 7 (5.11%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.38%) Informatics
12 6 (4.38%) Signal Processing
12 6 (4.38%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 73 (53.28%) C
2 51 (37.23%) Java
3 44 (32.12%) Python
4 35 (25.55%) C#
5 34 (24.82%) JavaScript
6 20 (14.60%) Embedded C
6 20 (14.60%) SQL
7 18 (13.14%) Embedded C++
8 15 (10.95%) Perl
9 14 (10.22%) GLSL
9 14 (10.22%) HLSL
10 9 (6.57%) Ruby
11 8 (5.84%) Scala
12 7 (5.11%) Go
12 7 (5.11%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.19%) Assembly Language
13 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.19%) R
14 2 (1.46%) JSX
15 1 (0.73%) Ada
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Degree
2 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
3 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.92%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.46%) PhD
7 1 (0.73%) CCNA
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CISSP
7 1 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) GIAC
7 1 (0.73%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.73%) SANS
7 1 (0.73%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) MISRA
2 1 (0.73%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.73%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.73%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.92%) KVM
1 4 (2.92%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.19%) Docker
2 3 (2.19%) Firmware
3 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.73%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) MathWorks
3 3 (2.19%) SAP
4 1 (0.73%) EMC