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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 77 78
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 55 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.39% 1.92% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 5.52% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 27
Median daily rate £450 £440 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Median hourly rate £41.50 £46.79 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.29% +16.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.65 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £52.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 931 869 1068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.46% 34.84% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 511 636
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 58
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £27.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 17 £375 -18.47% 77
Bedfordshire +2 14 £500 - 4
Hertfordshire -4 11 £300 -34.78% 16
Suffolk +15 7 £375 - 3
Essex -16 6 £450 +31.38% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 55 (46.22%) C
2 38 (31.93%) Python
2 38 (31.93%) Software Engineering
3 33 (27.73%) C#
4 29 (24.37%) HTML
5 24 (20.17%) XML
6 23 (19.33%) Java
7 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
9 19 (15.97%) Linux
10 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
10 18 (15.13%) REST
11 17 (14.29%) .NET
12 16 (13.45%) E-Commerce
12 16 (13.45%) Configuration Management
12 16 (13.45%) Integration Testing
13 15 (12.61%) Degree
13 15 (12.61%) Windows
14 14 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
14 14 (11.76%) OO
14 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
15 13 (10.92%) RESTful
15 13 (10.92%) Apple iOS
15 13 (10.92%) Objective-C
15 13 (10.92%) User Stories
16 12 (10.08%) Mobile App
16 12 (10.08%) iOS Development
16 12 (10.08%) Microservices
16 12 (10.08%) OOD
16 12 (10.08%) TDD

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 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.84%) Jupyter
2 1 (0.84%) nginx
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Doxygen
2 6 (5.04%) Simulink
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.68%) XMetaL
4 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.84%) CATIA
4 1 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.84%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) RS-422
2 5 (4.20%) Wireless
3 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.68%) HTTP
5 2 (1.68%) LAN
5 2 (1.68%) WAN
5 2 (1.68%) WLAN
6 1 (0.84%) ATM
6 1 (0.84%) RS-232
6 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Eclipse
1 11 (9.24%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.40%) Xcode
3 9 (7.56%) JUnit
3 9 (7.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.36%) JIRA
7 4 (3.36%) Subversion
8 3 (2.52%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.68%) GoogleTest
9 2 (1.68%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.68%) MSTest
9 2 (1.68%) NUnit
9 2 (1.68%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.84%) GDB
10 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.56%) Automotive
2 8 (6.72%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 6 (5.04%) Electronics
4 6 (5.04%) Finance
5 4 (3.36%) Games
5 4 (3.36%) Military
5 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.52%) Marketing
6 3 (2.52%) Retail
7 2 (1.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.84%) Billing
8 1 (0.84%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Developer
2 34 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 15 (12.61%) Author
3 15 (12.61%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (12.61%) Technical Author
4 13 (10.92%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Designer
5 11 (9.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) iOS Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Designer
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.37%) HTML
2 24 (20.17%) XML
3 18 (15.13%) REST
4 17 (14.29%) .NET
5 13 (10.92%) RESTful
6 12 (10.08%) JSON
7 11 (9.24%) SOAP
8 10 (8.40%) Core Data
8 10 (8.40%) iOS SDK
8 10 (8.40%) XSLT
9 9 (7.56%) Cocoa
9 9 (7.56%) Core Animation
9 9 (7.56%) iPhone SDK
10 7 (5.88%) HTML5
11 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.20%) Web Services
11 5 (4.20%) WPF
12 4 (3.36%) Qt
12 4 (3.36%) WCF
13 3 (2.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.40%) iPhone
3 9 (7.56%) Animation
4 8 (6.72%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.20%) Device Driver
5 5 (4.20%) RIA
6 3 (2.52%) Robotics
7 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.68%) EPoS
7 2 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.68%) STB
8 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.84%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.84%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Linux
2 15 (12.61%) Windows
3 13 (10.92%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.20%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.52%) Android
5 3 (2.52%) Nucleus RTOS
5 3 (2.52%) Unix
6 2 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Software Engineering
2 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.45%) Configuration Management
3 16 (13.45%) E-Commerce
3 16 (13.45%) Integration Testing
4 14 (11.76%) OO
4 14 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 13 (10.92%) User Stories
6 12 (10.08%) iOS Development
6 12 (10.08%) Microservices
6 12 (10.08%) OOD
6 12 (10.08%) TDD
7 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.24%) SOA
8 10 (8.40%) MVC
8 10 (8.40%) Pair Programming
9 9 (7.56%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (7.56%) Push Notifications
10 8 (6.72%) API Development
11 7 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.22%) C
2 38 (31.93%) Python
3 33 (27.73%) C#
4 23 (19.33%) Java
5 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.92%) Objective-C
7 11 (9.24%) MATLAB
8 10 (8.40%) Apple Swift
8 10 (8.40%) Embedded C++
8 10 (8.40%) SQL
9 9 (7.56%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.20%) Perl
11 4 (3.36%) ANSI C
12 3 (2.52%) Tcl
13 2 (1.68%) Ada
13 2 (1.68%) Go
13 2 (1.68%) Haskell
13 2 (1.68%) R
13 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.61%) Degree
3 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.52%) PhD
6 2 (1.68%) ISEB
6 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.84%) CISA
7 1 (0.84%) CISM
7 1 (0.84%) CISSP
7 1 (0.84%) GSEC
7 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.84%) MISRA
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) Firmware
2 1 (0.84%) KVM
2 1 (0.84%) LXC
2 1 (0.84%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Mesos
1 1 (0.84%) OpenView
1 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Serena
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco
3 2 (1.68%) Dell
3 2 (1.68%) Google
3 2 (1.68%) HP
3 2 (1.68%) IBM
3 2 (1.68%) Toshiba
3 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.84%) Citrix
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Pegasus
4 1 (0.84%) Retalix
4 1 (0.84%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) VMware
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