Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 83 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 127 137 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.69% 2.95% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% 7.52% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 37
East of England median daily rate £475 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £288
90th Percentile £557 £525 £530
England median daily rate £540 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +2.86% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 37
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £23.75 £36.25 £21.90
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.80 £53.75
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,754 1,822 1,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.13% 39.28% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,068 1,060 1,042
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £255
90th Percentile £563 £562 £523
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 119 122
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £16.43 £29.70 £21.38
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.90 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +8 46 £475 +72.73% 38
Cambridgeshire -13 39 £400 +14.29% 158
Bedfordshire +4 22 £500 - 2
Suffolk -2 16 £430 +12.79% 3
Essex +2 4 £425 +54.55% 15
C++
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 62 (48.82%) Software Engineering
2 56 (44.09%) Python
3 55 (43.31%) Java
4 40 (31.50%) C
4 40 (31.50%) C#
5 39 (30.71%) Linux
6 35 (27.56%) SQL
7 30 (23.62%) OO
8 27 (21.26%) Degree
9 26 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (19.69%) Apache Spark
10 25 (19.69%) Big Data
10 25 (19.69%) Hadoop
11 23 (18.11%) SC Cleared
11 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
12 22 (17.32%) Scala
12 22 (17.32%) Windows
13 21 (16.54%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (16.54%) Amazon EMR
13 21 (16.54%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (16.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 21 (16.54%) Amazon Kinesis
13 21 (16.54%) Amazon Athena
13 21 (16.54%) Data Science
14 20 (15.75%) Mathematics
14 20 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (14.96%) JavaScript
15 19 (14.96%) Oracle
15 19 (14.96%) Node.js
16 17 (13.39%) Visual Studio

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 25 (19.69%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.30%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (6.30%) Luigi
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.15%) Apache
4 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.57%) JBoss
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Simulink
2 3 (2.36%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.57%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (16.54%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (16.54%) Amazon EMR
2 21 (16.54%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.15%) GitHub
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Ethernet
1 16 (12.60%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.66%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.36%) Internet
3 3 (2.36%) Wireless
4 2 (1.57%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.79%) Broadband
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) DLNA
5 1 (0.79%) DNS
5 1 (0.79%) DSL
5 1 (0.79%) FTP
5 1 (0.79%) HTTP
5 1 (0.79%) IPv4
5 1 (0.79%) IPv6
5 1 (0.79%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.79%) UPnP
5 1 (0.79%) VoIP
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) Big Data
1 25 (19.69%) Hadoop
2 21 (16.54%) Amazon Athena
2 21 (16.54%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (16.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (11.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.36%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.57%) MySQL
6 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Visual Studio
2 16 (12.60%) Eclipse
3 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.81%) NetBeans
4 13 (10.24%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (10.24%) Rational Rhapsody
4 13 (10.24%) Rational Team Concert
5 11 (8.66%) GDB
6 4 (3.15%) GoogleTest
7 3 (2.36%) Rational Statemate
8 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.57%) JIRA
8 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.79%) GCC
9 1 (0.79%) JUnit
9 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.79%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (11.81%) Military
2 12 (9.45%) Aerospace
3 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.09%) Law
5 8 (6.30%) Electronics
6 5 (3.94%) Retail
7 2 (1.57%) Finance
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (36.22%) Software Engineer
2 26 (20.47%) AWS Engineer
3 25 (19.69%) Data Engineer
4 24 (18.90%) Big Data Engineer
4 24 (18.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (17.32%) Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.09%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (6.30%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Hadoop Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Data Science Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Senior Data Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Senior Data Scientist
11 4 (3.15%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) Node.js
2 16 (12.60%) HTML
2 16 (12.60%) Qt
2 16 (12.60%) Web Services
3 15 (11.81%) .NET
3 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (11.81%) CSS
4 13 (10.24%) MFC
4 13 (10.24%) MLlib
5 11 (8.66%) OpenGL
6 10 (7.87%) ActiveX
6 10 (7.87%) DirectX
7 3 (2.36%) J2EE
8 2 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.57%) Flask
8 2 (1.57%) JMS
8 2 (1.57%) Kafka
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
2 3 (2.36%) ASIC
2 3 (2.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (2.36%) NHS
3 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.79%) Media Streaming
4 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.71%) Linux
2 22 (17.32%) Windows
3 4 (3.15%) Unix
4 3 (2.36%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.57%) CentOS
5 2 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Fedora
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.57%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) Software Engineering
2 30 (23.62%) OO
3 21 (16.54%) Data Science
4 20 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (15.75%) Mathematics
5 16 (12.60%) Customer Requirements
5 16 (12.60%) UML
6 15 (11.81%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.24%) Linear Programming
7 13 (10.24%) Predictive Modelling
7 13 (10.24%) Scrum
8 10 (7.87%) Validation
9 9 (7.09%) Analytics
9 9 (7.09%) Workflow
10 8 (6.30%) Actionable Insight
10 8 (6.30%) Customer Acquisition
10 8 (6.30%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.30%) OOP
10 8 (6.30%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (6.30%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.09%) Python
2 55 (43.31%) Java
3 40 (31.50%) C
3 40 (31.50%) C#
4 35 (27.56%) SQL
5 22 (17.32%) Scala
6 19 (14.96%) JavaScript
7 16 (12.60%) R
8 10 (7.87%) GLSL
8 10 (7.87%) HLSL
9 8 (6.30%) Embedded C++
10 5 (3.94%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.15%) Ada
11 4 (3.15%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.15%) Perl
12 2 (1.57%) JSX
13 1 (0.79%) Ada 83
13 1 (0.79%) Ada 95
13 1 (0.79%) Fortran
13 1 (0.79%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Degree
2 23 (18.11%) SC Cleared
2 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.36%) PhD
5 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) PMO
2 1 (0.79%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.79%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.79%) MISRA
2 1 (0.79%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Firmware
2 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Ansible
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Oracle
2 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.94%) SAP
4 3 (2.36%) MathWorks
5 2 (1.57%) Capita
5 2 (1.57%) IBM
5 2 (1.57%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.57%) Siebel
5 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.57%) webMethods
5 2 (1.57%) WSO2
6 1 (0.79%) EMC