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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Rank 43 49 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.44% 0.88% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.33% 2.74% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £275 £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +60.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.25 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £47.50 £42.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.50 £43.50
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 191 146 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.93% 31.95% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 89 95
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £36.50 £32.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Essex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Essex

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 27 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
Brentwood - 3 - -
Saffron Walden - 2 - - 4
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for C++.

1 10 (38.46%) Cocoa
1 10 (38.46%) Xcode
1 10 (38.46%) Objective-C
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 10 (38.46%) JUnit
1 10 (38.46%) XML
1 10 (38.46%) OOD
1 10 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
1 10 (38.46%) TDD
1 10 (38.46%) Pair Programming
1 10 (38.46%) Animation
1 10 (38.46%) JSON
1 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (38.46%) iPhone
1 10 (38.46%) RESTful
1 10 (38.46%) iPhone SDK
1 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
1 10 (38.46%) Core Animation
1 10 (38.46%) iOS SDK
1 10 (38.46%) GitHub
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
1 10 (38.46%) iOS Development
1 10 (38.46%) Apple Swift
1 10 (38.46%) Core Data
1 10 (38.46%) Push Notifications
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Java

C++
Top Related 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 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 10 (38.46%) JUnit
1 10 (38.46%) Xcode
2 5 (19.23%) PVCS
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Automotive
2 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) iOS Developer
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.85%) RF Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) RF Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Cocoa
1 10 (38.46%) Core Animation
1 10 (38.46%) Core Data
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
1 10 (38.46%) iOS SDK
1 10 (38.46%) iPhone SDK
1 10 (38.46%) JSON
1 10 (38.46%) RESTful
1 10 (38.46%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) COM
2 2 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) POSIX
3 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Animation
1 10 (38.46%) iPhone
1 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) BeagleBone
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) e-Health
2 1 (3.85%) Robotics
2 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (38.46%) iOS Development
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
1 10 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
1 10 (38.46%) OOD
1 10 (38.46%) Pair Programming
1 10 (38.46%) Push Notifications
1 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Web Development
4 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Document Management
6 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Apple Swift
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 10 (38.46%) Objective-C
2 8 (30.77%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C
4 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Go
6 1 (3.85%) Haskell
6 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.85%) R
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CISA
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) GSEC
3 1 (3.85%) PhD
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
1 1 (3.85%) LXC
1 1 (3.85%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Sun
3 2 (7.69%) Infor
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Pegasus
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