Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a C/C++ Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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/C++ Developer
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a C/C++ Developer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Essex median daily rate £450 - -
East of England median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 723 808 1093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 96.88% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 489 592
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 137 162
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £32.40 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.85 £15.75 £15.03
90th Percentile £59.75 £42.90 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +2.44%

C/C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured C/C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for C/C++ Developer in Essex

C/C++ Developer
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/C++ Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 - 3 £450 -
C/C++ Developer
East of England

C/C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, C/C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring C/C++ Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) API Development
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

C/C++ Developer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Development
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Degree