Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 120 110 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.70% 2.56% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.28% 6.47% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 34
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.08% +22.92%
10th Percentile £301 £275 £288
90th Percentile £548 £525 £534
England median daily rate £538 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 50
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.05% +13.09%
10th Percentile £23.75 £36.25 £31.18
90th Percentile £48.38 £52.73 £52.63
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +8.97%

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 1,649 1,700 1,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.16% 39.52% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1,044 930
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £258
90th Percentile £573 £544 £530
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 114 125
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.13 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +5.45% +4.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £30.83 £26.55
90th Percentile £54.38 £52.76 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%

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 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 0 43 £339 +4.23% 159
Hertfordshire +3 32 £365 +12.31% 38
Suffolk +8 21 £430 +12.79% 6
Bedfordshire +12 20 £475 -5.00% 11
Essex -4 4 £420 +52.73% 13
C++
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (51.67%) Python
1 62 (51.67%) Software Engineering
2 45 (37.50%) Java
3 41 (34.17%) C
4 39 (32.50%) SQL
5 37 (30.83%) C#
6 33 (27.50%) Linux
7 25 (20.83%) Windows
7 25 (20.83%) HTML
8 24 (20.00%) Degree
9 22 (18.33%) OO
10 21 (17.50%) CSS
10 21 (17.50%) Customer Requirements
11 19 (15.83%) Scala
11 19 (15.83%) R
11 19 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (15.00%) Apache Spark
12 18 (15.00%) Big Data
12 18 (15.00%) Hadoop
12 18 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (15.00%) Telecoms
13 17 (14.17%) Security Cleared
14 16 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
14 16 (13.33%) NoSQL
14 16 (13.33%) UML
15 14 (11.67%) Oracle
15 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
15 14 (11.67%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (10.83%) Amazon EMR

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 18 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.83%) Apache Airflow
2 7 (5.83%) Luigi
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.67%) JBoss
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Simulink
2 2 (1.67%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.83%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (10.83%) Amazon EMR
2 13 (10.83%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 8 (6.67%) Wireless
2 8 (6.67%) Wireshark
3 7 (5.83%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) 5G
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.00%) Big Data
1 18 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 16 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (10.83%) Amazon Athena
4 13 (10.83%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (10.83%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.67%) MySQL
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (8.33%) Rational Team Concert
3 9 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 8 (6.67%) GDB
5 7 (5.83%) NetBeans
6 4 (3.33%) GoogleTest
7 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.67%) JUnit
7 2 (1.67%) Rational Statemate
8 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.83%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.83%) GCC
8 1 (0.83%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.83%) SCons
8 1 (0.83%) Subversion
8 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.33%) Electronics
3 9 (7.50%) Law
4 7 (5.83%) Military
5 6 (5.00%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.17%) Retail
7 2 (1.67%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Finance
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (42.50%) Software Engineer
2 27 (22.50%) Developer
3 22 (18.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (15.83%) Software Developer
5 18 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (14.17%) Data Engineer
7 16 (13.33%) Big Data Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) Embedded Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (7.50%) C# Developer
10 9 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (6.67%) C++ Developer
12 6 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
12 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.17%) Development Engineer
13 5 (4.17%) Embedded Developer
13 5 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
13 5 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
14 4 (3.33%) Data Science Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) HTML
2 21 (17.50%) CSS
3 19 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (10.00%) MLlib
5 11 (9.17%) Node.js
6 10 (8.33%) .NET
6 10 (8.33%) MFC
6 10 (8.33%) Qt
7 9 (7.50%) Web Services
8 8 (6.67%) OpenGL
9 6 (5.00%) ActiveX
9 6 (5.00%) DirectX
10 3 (2.50%) HTML5
10 3 (2.50%) Kafka
11 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (1.67%) JMS
11 2 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.50%) NHS
4 2 (1.67%) ASIC
4 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.83%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.83%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.83%) STB
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.50%) Linux
2 25 (20.83%) Windows
3 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.50%) VMS
4 2 (1.67%) Android
4 2 (1.67%) CentOS
4 2 (1.67%) Fedora
4 2 (1.67%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.67%) Unix
4 2 (1.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.83%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (18.33%) OO
3 21 (17.50%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (13.33%) UML
5 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.83%) Data Science
6 12 (10.00%) Linear Programming
6 12 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 11 (9.17%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.17%) Multithreading
8 10 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 9 (7.50%) Scrum
10 8 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.67%) Validation
10 8 (6.67%) Workflow
10 8 (6.67%) Workflow Management
11 7 (5.83%) Actionable Insight
11 7 (5.83%) Analytics
11 7 (5.83%) Customer Acquisition
11 7 (5.83%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) Python
2 45 (37.50%) Java
3 41 (34.17%) C
4 39 (32.50%) SQL
5 37 (30.83%) C#
6 19 (15.83%) R
6 19 (15.83%) Scala
7 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (8.33%) Embedded C
8 10 (8.33%) Embedded C++
9 6 (5.00%) GLSL
9 6 (5.00%) HLSL
10 4 (3.33%) Assembly Language
10 4 (3.33%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.50%) Ada
11 3 (2.50%) Perl
12 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.67%) Java 8
13 1 (0.83%) Ada 83
13 1 (0.83%) ML
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) Degree
2 17 (14.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) PMO
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
2 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Oracle
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.50%) Capita
4 2 (1.67%) IBM
4 2 (1.67%) MathWorks
4 2 (1.67%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.67%) SAP
4 2 (1.67%) Siebel
4 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.67%) webMethods
4 2 (1.67%) WSO2
5 1 (0.83%) Cloudera