Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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++
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 101 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 -54 +38
Contract jobs citing C++ 18 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.48% 2.53% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.49% 6.66% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 36 112
North East median daily rate £350 £475 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -5.94% +83.64%
10th Percentile £343 £325 £313
90th Percentile £409 £535 £600
England median daily rate £550 £473 £480
% change year-on-year +16.34% -1.51% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +6.67%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 1036 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.98% 38.06% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 718 469
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £258
90th Percentile £538 £506 £560
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £30.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +53.75% +31.15%
10th Percentile £23.70 £23.38 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.35 £40.00 £39.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 10 £350 - 3
Tyne and Wear -2 7 £400 -15.79% 5
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) C
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) OpenVMS
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Middleware
9 3 (16.67%) UML
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 2 (11.11%) Puppet
10 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
10 2 (11.11%) New Relic
10 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (11.11%) Ansible
10 2 (11.11%) Docker
10 2 (11.11%) DevOps
10 2 (11.11%) Datadog

C++
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Datadog
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) GCC
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) GoogleTest
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.56%) OpenVMS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.56%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) STL
3 1 (5.56%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) VAX
3 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) OpenVMS
4 2 (11.11%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 3 (16.67%) UML
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Document Management
8 2 (11.11%) Network Design
8 2 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (11.11%) OOD
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) SysML
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.56%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Packer
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Capita
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) New Relic
1 2 (11.11%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian