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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 45 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.74% 1.83% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 6.52% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Median daily rate £300 £460 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +46.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.43% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +34.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 253 184 295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 40.10% 28.09% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 103 135
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £52.50 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -2 7 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £450 -
Borehamwood - 1 £275 - 3
Watford - 1 £275 - 3
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
2 17 (58.62%) C
3 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
3 15 (51.72%) Integration Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Python
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) Serena
7 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 7 (24.14%) RS-422
7 7 (24.14%) LabWindows
8 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) MATLAB
9 5 (17.24%) Simulink
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) UML
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) RIA
9 5 (17.24%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
10 4 (13.79%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
10 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
11 3 (10.34%) Tcl
11 3 (10.34%) Aerospace
11 3 (10.34%) Device Driver
11 3 (10.34%) NetBeans

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) RS-422
2 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 2 (6.90%) WLAN
4 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (17.24%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) NetBeans
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) GDB
5 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (10.34%) Aerospace
1 3 (10.34%) Military
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) C++ Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Build and Configuration Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) Node.js
1 3 (10.34%) Qt
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.45%) Pyramid
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) RIA
2 3 (10.34%) Device Driver
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) EPoS
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
2 15 (51.72%) Integration Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.24%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
5 3 (10.34%) Signal Processing
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) MATLAB
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) ANSI C
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) Tcl
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.45%) Go
7 1 (3.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.45%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Serena
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Toshiba
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Retalix
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: £250 to £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago