Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 61 62
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.72% 3.62% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 7.65% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Essex median daily rate £425 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -38.89% +48.76%
East of England median daily rate £365 £325 £355
% change year-on-year +12.31% -8.45% +14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 4
Essex median hourly rate £50.00 £41.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -13.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £47.50 £34.75 £39.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £55.00 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 327 379 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.39% 47.26% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 248 218
Essex median daily rate £513 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £374 £263 £224
90th Percentile £626 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 27
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% -
10th Percentile £32.45 £31.00 £33.06
90th Percentile £68.25 £47.00 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% +9.80%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -2 1 £425 +63.46%
Chelmsford - 1 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £500 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (80.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) Ada 83
3 1 (20.00%) Ada 95
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Robotic Control
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Qt Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) API Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Robotic Control
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Ada
3 1 (20.00%) Ada 83
3 1 (20.00%) Ada 95
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA