Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 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
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +33
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 3 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.17% 1.61% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 4.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.38% +22.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -8.57%

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 18 62 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.57% 33.33% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 94
Median daily rate £350 £363 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -0.34% +7.38%
10th Percentile £263 £223 £275
90th Percentile £475 £482 £448
West Midlands median daily rate £432 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.65% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £56.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.11% +167.86% -40.00%
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +35.59% -9.92%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C++ in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C++ in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for C++ in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB