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 28 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++
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 38 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.21% 1.04% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 1.85% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £353 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +3.12% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 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 150 162 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 55.15% 56.25% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 181 201
Median daily rate £350 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +30.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £556 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

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 28 June 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 28 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
Hastings - 2 £336 -
Hove - 2 £410 -
Brighton 0 1 £225 -30.76% 3
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sussex region with a requirement for C++.

1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Unreal Engine
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Games
6 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
7 5 (23.81%) C
7 5 (23.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) Tactical Data Link
8 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (9.52%) R
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (9.52%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (9.52%) VB

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 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Agile C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C++ Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) Games Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SAS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior SAS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Unreal Engine
2 5 (23.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.76%) GStreamer
5 1 (4.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) MVS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Game Development
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Kernel Development
6 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) C
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
4 2 (9.52%) R
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Freescale