Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 24 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++
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 31 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.61% 4.39% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 12.93% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Portsmouth median daily rate £425 £138 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +209.09% -60.71% -14.84%
10th Percentile £413 £134 £325
90th Percentile £438 £141 £375
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +10.34% +9.85% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Portsmouth median hourly rate £46.69 £44.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +8.64% -10.00%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.03%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 111 116 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 35.69% 33.92% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 39
Portsmouth median daily rate £368 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £263
90th Percentile £500 £438 £425
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +8.11% +1.37% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 7
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +39.29%
10th Percentile £41.25 £31.87 £16.15
90th Percentile £51.63 £48.40 £42.55
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Portsmouth

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Portsmouth

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Portsmouth

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

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) C

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DTS
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) MFC
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared