Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 67 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.49% 2.38% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.69% 6.64% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Essex median daily rate £425 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -33.33% +48.51%
East of England median daily rate £365 £328 £338
% change year-on-year +11.45% -2.96% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Essex median hourly rate £50.00 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% +3.85% -5.45%
10th Percentile £26.25 £33.75 £24.80
90th Percentile £63.75 £44.20 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.80% +1.21%

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 299 286 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.84% 35.88% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 190 253
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £231
90th Percentile £600 £538 £520
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 65
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26.13 £30.95 £26.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £46.00 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.20 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.03% +8.21% +4.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Essex over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 6 months to 19 January 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 -4 6 £438 +68.27%
Basildon +13 5 - -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) JSON
2 7 (41.18%) RESTful
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Core Data
5 4 (23.53%) Push Notifications
5 4 (23.53%) Apple Swift
5 4 (23.53%) GitHub
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
5 4 (23.53%) iPhone
5 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Animation
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
5 4 (23.53%) Core Animation
5 4 (23.53%) AccuRev
5 4 (23.53%) iPhone SDK
5 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
5 4 (23.53%) Device Driver

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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) AccuRev
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Xcode
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C++ Developer
3 4 (23.53%) iOS Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C/C++ Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Unix Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) JSON
1 7 (41.18%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) Cocoa
3 4 (23.53%) Core Animation
3 4 (23.53%) Core Data
3 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
3 4 (23.53%) iPhone SDK
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Animation
2 4 (23.53%) Device Driver
2 4 (23.53%) iPhone
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) OpenVMS
4 2 (11.76%) VMS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
3 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (23.53%) OOD
3 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
3 4 (23.53%) Push Notifications
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) API Development
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Apple Swift
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Siemens