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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.20% 4.40% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.43% 14.29% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £348 £340 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.20% +13.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £395 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 35 49 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 28.00% 30.82% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 33
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £437 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 30 March 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 12 (92.31%) C
2 10 (76.92%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Software Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
4 6 (46.15%) Node.js
4 6 (46.15%) REST
4 6 (46.15%) Digital TV
4 6 (46.15%) DVB
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) STB
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 6 (46.15%) SOA
4 6 (46.15%) MPEG
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) User Stories
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) HTTP
2 6 (46.15%) DVB
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) AppScan
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
1 6 (46.15%) Node.js
1 6 (46.15%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) STL
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
1 6 (46.15%) Digital TV
1 6 (46.15%) MPEG
1 6 (46.15%) STB
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Software Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) User Stories
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Social Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) Ada
5 4 (30.77%) Tcl
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CEH
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) OSCP
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SaltStack