Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 53 82
Rank change year-on-year -24 +29 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 41 179 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.06% 4.18% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% 11.10% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 72 50
Median daily rate £403 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -21.05% +29.25%
10th Percentile £361 £356 £312
90th Percentile £588 £488 £551
England median daily rate £500 £475 £535
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.21% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 13
Median hourly rate £48.12 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +11.76% -0.58%
10th Percentile £44.10 £42.40 £22.50
90th Percentile £61.00 £51.30 £47.05
England median hourly rate £46.98 £47.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.09% +10.47% +1.18%

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 722 1,612 1,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.34% 37.63% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 921 1,050
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £281
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 72 70
Median hourly rate £24.70 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.11% +16.13% -4.32%
10th Percentile £11.87 £18.03 £14.90
90th Percentile £55.25 £52.50 £56.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.69
% change year-on-year -18.60% +3.15% +0.45%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C++ in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for C++ in the East of England

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C++ in the East of England over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C++ in the East of England

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C++ in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for C++ in the East of England

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C++ in the East of England over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 -14 19 £401 -5.59% 13
Cambridgeshire +12 16 £400 -5.88% 61
Bedfordshire +21 4 - - 3
Suffolk +10 1 £600 -
Essex -12 1 £450 +20.00% 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 31 (75.61%) Software Engineering
2 25 (60.98%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) Java
4 17 (41.46%) Windows
4 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
4 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
5 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (36.59%) Mathematics
6 15 (36.59%) Degree
6 15 (36.59%) Visual Studio
7 14 (34.15%) C
7 14 (34.15%) C#
7 14 (34.15%) Python
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
8 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
8 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
8 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
8 13 (31.71%) .NET
8 13 (31.71%) Web Services
8 13 (31.71%) Aerospace
8 13 (31.71%) Qt
9 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
9 12 (29.27%) Node.js
9 12 (29.27%) OpenGL
9 12 (29.27%) NetBeans
9 12 (29.27%) Military
9 12 (29.27%) Scrum
9 12 (29.27%) Ethernet
10 11 (26.83%) ActiveX
10 11 (26.83%) MFC

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 1 (2.44%) Confluence
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Azure
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (29.27%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) RS-232
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Visual Studio
2 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
3 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
3 12 (29.27%) NetBeans
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.44%) Appium
7 1 (2.44%) CMake
7 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.44%) GCC
7 1 (2.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (2.44%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (2.44%) Selenium
7 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 13 (31.71%) Aerospace
2 12 (29.27%) Military
3 7 (17.07%) Law
4 4 (9.76%) Games
5 3 (7.32%) Electronics
5 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.44%) Finance
7 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.44%) Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Ada Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Real Time Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Statistician
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
1 13 (31.71%) Qt
1 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) Node.js
2 12 (29.27%) OpenGL
3 11 (26.83%) ActiveX
3 11 (26.83%) DirectX
3 11 (26.83%) MFC
4 3 (7.32%) Shiny
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) Direct3D
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Software Engineering
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Mathematics
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) Machine Learning
6 6 (14.63%) UML
7 4 (9.76%) Game Development
7 4 (9.76%) Reinforcement Learning
7 4 (9.76%) Signal Processing
7 4 (9.76%) SysML
8 3 (7.32%) Biostatistics
8 3 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (7.32%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.32%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 3 (7.32%) Informatics
8 3 (7.32%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Statistical Computing
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) C
2 14 (34.15%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) Python
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) GLSL
4 11 (26.83%) HLSL
5 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
5 4 (9.76%) R
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded C++
6 3 (7.32%) VBA
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.88%) SQL
8 1 (2.44%) Ada
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) PhD
4 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.44%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.44%) HL7
1 1 (2.44%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.44%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Xilinx