The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 29 March 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++
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.42% 0.33% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 0.66% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 11
Median daily rate £225 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.42% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -0.32% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 112 152 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 51.38% 50.00% 42.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 98 73
Median daily rate £330 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £422 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in East Sussex

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in East Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in East Sussex

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in East Sussex

C++
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Brighton +10 7 £225 -46.42% 1
Hove - 6 £308 -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Sussex region with a requirement for C++.

1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) C
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Games
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) Unreal Engine
5 7 (25.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
7 5 (18.52%) R
7 5 (18.52%) Big Data
7 5 (18.52%) SAS
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) MS Office
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (18.52%) VB
7 5 (18.52%) MVS
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
7 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 5 (18.52%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) 802.15
1 3 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 3 (11.11%) RFID
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
1 3 (11.11%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) CppUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JMeter
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 8 (29.63%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) SAS Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Games Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Unreal Engine
2 7 (25.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (22.22%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
4 3 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.70%) Django
5 1 (3.70%) GStreamer
5 1 (3.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Games
4 2 (7.41%) iPhone
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) MVS
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Android Development
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Code Coverage
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) C
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
4 5 (18.52%) R
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) VB
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 2 (7.41%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Coverity
2 1 (3.70%) Freescale
2 1 (3.70%) Veracode