The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / North East
Rank 83 50 51
Rank change year-on-year -33 +1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.27% 2.76% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 7.57% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Median daily rate £369 £415 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.14% +66.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 314 317 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.72% 36.39% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 205 161
Median daily rate £350 £338 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in the North East

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in the North East

C++
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Tyne and Wear -33 1 £350 -15.66% 6
Durham - 1 £388 - 3
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (28.57%) GCC
4 2 (28.57%) GDB
4 2 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) AquaLogic
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) GCC
1 2 (28.57%) GDB
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) OS/390
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Axway
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sun