The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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++
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 47 60
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13  
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.61% 1.88% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 4.95% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Essex median daily rate £450 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.38% -  
East of England median daily rate £500 £440 £338
% change year-on-year +13.63% +30.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Essex median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.75% -22.35%  
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £46.79 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% +16.96%  

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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 182 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.92% 38.08% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 146 205
Essex median daily rate £470 £313 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.40% -15.54%  
10th Percentile £313 £226 £213
90th Percentile £585 £438 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 72 40
Essex median hourly rate £41.50 £33.50 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -17.48%  
10th Percentile £31.63 £26.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.48 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Essex

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Essex

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Essex

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Essex over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ in Essex

C++
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Brentwood +3 3 £450 +38.46%
Basildon +6 1 - -
C++
East of England

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

1 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (50.00%) XML
1 10 (50.00%) Xcode
1 10 (50.00%) TDD
1 10 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 10 (50.00%) JSON
1 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (50.00%) iPhone
1 10 (50.00%) RESTful
1 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 10 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 10 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 10 (50.00%) Core Data
2 9 (45.00%) Push Notifications
2 9 (45.00%) iOS SDK
2 9 (45.00%) GitHub
2 9 (45.00%) iPhone SDK
2 9 (45.00%) Core Animation
2 9 (45.00%) Animation
2 9 (45.00%) Objective-C
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Cocoa
2 9 (45.00%) OOD
2 9 (45.00%) JUnit
2 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (40.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) Linux

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (5.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (50.00%) Xcode
2 9 (45.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Automotive
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) RF Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) RF Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Core Data
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) JSON
1 10 (50.00%) RESTful
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) Cocoa
2 9 (45.00%) Core Animation
2 9 (45.00%) iOS SDK
2 9 (45.00%) iPhone SDK
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (5.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) iPhone
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (45.00%) Animation
3 3 (15.00%) STB
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (5.00%) Digital TV
5 1 (5.00%) e-Health
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 10 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 10 (50.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (45.00%) OOD
2 9 (45.00%) Push Notifications
3 4 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Objective-C
3 8 (40.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) R
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.00%) Go
7 1 (5.00%) Haskell
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) GSEC
3 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
1 1 (5.00%) LXC
1 1 (5.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Pegasus