Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 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++
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 78 69
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.96% 2.20% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 4.75% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Essex median daily rate £350 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +45.83% +76.47%
East of England median daily rate £475 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Essex median hourly rate £47.50 £62.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +90.84% -13.25%
10th Percentile £46.25 £26.25 £30.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £63.75 £33.93
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £44.25
% change year-on-year +6.51% -4.52% +7.93%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 484 379 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 46.67% 46.28% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 248 176
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £352 £313 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 43
Essex median hourly rate £35.29 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.78% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £23.15 £27.15 £25.25
90th Percentile £52.13 £63.75 £44.60
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.63% +6.00%

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++
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 6 months to 20 October 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
Brentwood +11 7 - -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Ajax
2 7 (70.00%) Media Streaming
2 7 (70.00%) Embedded Linux
2 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (70.00%) Broadband
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) FTP
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) CGI
2 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
2 7 (70.00%) IPv4
2 7 (70.00%) IPv6
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) DSL
2 7 (70.00%) UPnP
2 7 (70.00%) DLNA
2 7 (70.00%) Creative Thinking
2 7 (70.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 7 (70.00%) Collaborative Working

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Broadband
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DLNA
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) DSL
1 7 (70.00%) FTP
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
1 7 (70.00%) IPv4
1 7 (70.00%) IPv6
1 7 (70.00%) UPnP
1 7 (70.00%) VoIP
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
1 7 (70.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Qt Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Ajax
1 7 (70.00%) CGI
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) Qt
3 2 (20.00%) DirectX
3 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Media Streaming
1 7 (70.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Embedded Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Collaborative Working
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) Creative Thinking
2 7 (70.00%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (70.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VC++