The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 22 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++
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.11% 8.67% 5.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 22.73% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £360 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +0.75% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.45 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.15%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 66 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 30.00% 38.15% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 28
Median daily rate £385 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £321 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Middlesex

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Middlesex

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

1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) STB
3 2 (40.00%) MPEG
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
3 2 (40.00%) DVB
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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%) Apache Spark
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DVB
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) AppScan
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Developer
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%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Drools
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) MPEG
1 2 (40.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes