Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 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++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 71 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +29
Contract jobs citing C++ 38 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.41% 1.64% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 4.46% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £280 £363 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.76% +9.02% +0.76%
10th Percentile £223 £286 £307
90th Percentile £397 £442 £550
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +21.95% +3.80%
10th Percentile £40.00 £42.16 £35.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £54.95 £44.05
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 611 516 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.67% 36.88% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 298 264
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £232 £253
90th Percentile £588 £538 £509
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £49.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.82% +42.14% +75.00%
10th Percentile £13.80 £36.83 £13.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.95 £43.63
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Stevenage 0 22 £285 -30.70%
Watford - 8 £275 - 2
Borehamwood - 3 £275 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 29 (76.32%) C
2 25 (65.79%) Software Engineering
3 21 (55.26%) Integration Testing
4 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
5 12 (31.58%) MATLAB
6 11 (28.95%) Simulink
6 11 (28.95%) UML
6 11 (28.95%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (28.95%) Rational Rhapsody
7 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Degree
9 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
9 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 6 (15.79%) Ada
10 6 (15.79%) Serena
10 6 (15.79%) LabWindows
10 6 (15.79%) RS-422
11 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
11 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
11 5 (13.16%) HTML
11 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
12 4 (10.53%) CSS
12 4 (10.53%) Java
12 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
12 4 (10.53%) Node.js
12 4 (10.53%) HTML5
12 4 (10.53%) Def Stans

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Simulink
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) RS-422
2 3 (7.89%) 3GPP
2 3 (7.89%) LTE
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (28.95%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.26%) LabVIEW
3 2 (5.26%) NetBeans
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Avionics
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Verification Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Verification Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) DSP Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior DSP Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
2 4 (10.53%) HTML5
2 4 (10.53%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) Qt
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) VHDL
3 2 (5.26%) RIA
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.63%) EMV
4 1 (2.63%) Fintech
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Software Engineering
2 21 (55.26%) Integration Testing
3 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
4 11 (28.95%) UML
5 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
6 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Digital Signal Processing
8 3 (7.89%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Signal Processing
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
10 1 (2.63%) Machine Learning
10 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) C
2 12 (31.58%) MATLAB
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Ada
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) Java
7 3 (7.89%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.26%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) R
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) VBA
9 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Serena
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Blue Prism