The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 24 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++
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 5.68% 2.60% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% 10.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +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 Ipswich with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 49 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 30.68% 25.52% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 35
Median daily rate £388 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Ipswich

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Economy

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Economy
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Protocol Buffers
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript