Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 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++
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.39% 1.42% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 3.92% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Staffordshire median daily rate - £255 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.14% -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £360 £338
% change year-on-year -2.78% +6.67% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.75 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -23.49% +27.69% -12.75%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96 153 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.50% 36.17% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 95 95
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +11.55%
10th Percentile £279 £204 £263
90th Percentile £438 £435 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +114.70% +13.85%
10th Percentile £40.25 £30.55 £9.43
90th Percentile £49.75 £35.85 £18.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +14.91%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stafford +1 1 - -
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Pascal
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) Profibus
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 62304

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft