Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 85 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.49% 1.97% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 4.02% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Essex median daily rate £425 £275 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -19.71% +22.32%
10th Percentile £338 £275 £315
90th Percentile £533 £475 £376
East of England median daily rate £475 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +22.58% +6.90% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Essex median hourly rate - £41.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.76% -22.35%
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

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 398 423 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 48.30% 49.13% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 281 157
Essex median daily rate £500 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £349 £275 £220
90th Percentile £600 £585 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 40
Essex median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £32.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +18.88% -14.78%
10th Percentile £27.64 £31.13 £22.50
90th Percentile £69.38 £63.75 £40.28
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 23 July 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++
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 23 July 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 +3 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £500 - 1
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) UPnP
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Media Streaming
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) DLNA
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Ada 83
3 1 (25.00%) Ada 95
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation

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 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DLNA
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) DSL
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) IPv4
1 1 (25.00%) IPv6
1 1 (25.00%) UPnP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Qt Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Media Streaming
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Ada
2 1 (25.00%) Ada 83
2 1 (25.00%) Ada 95
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA