Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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++
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 63 70
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 18 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.29% 1.82% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.22% 5.46% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Essex median daily rate £425 £300 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% +76.47% -43.89%
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Essex median hourly rate £52.00 £34.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.64% -10.90% +4.70%
10th Percentile £26.16 £31.03 £24.35
90th Percentile £63.75 £44.43 £44.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +3.18%

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 345 293 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.89% 33.41% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 195 250
Essex median daily rate £503 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.57% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £239 £232
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 63
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.35 £30.55 £25.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.95 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -7 8 £450 -
Basildon - 5 - -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) JSON
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (44.44%) RESTful
3 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) C
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (27.78%) Device Driver
6 4 (22.22%) Cocoa
6 4 (22.22%) Xcode
6 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 4 (22.22%) Subversion
6 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Python

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 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) AccuRev
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Xcode
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Developer
3 4 (22.22%) iOS Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C/C++ Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Unix Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) JSON
1 8 (44.44%) RESTful
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) Cocoa
3 4 (22.22%) Core Animation
3 4 (22.22%) Core Data
3 4 (22.22%) iOS SDK
3 4 (22.22%) iPhone SDK
3 4 (22.22%) Middleware
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Device Driver
3 4 (22.22%) Animation
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (22.22%) iPhone
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (16.67%) STB
5 1 (5.56%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) OpenVMS
5 2 (11.11%) VMS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) API Development
2 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (22.22%) OOD
2 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
2 4 (22.22%) Push Notifications
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) ITSM
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Apple Swift
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Siemens