Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 21 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +34
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 3 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.35% 1.84% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
West Midlands median daily rate £215 £360 £425
% change year-on-year -40.28% -15.29% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +36.36%

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 34 47 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.00% 28.83% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 93
Median daily rate £368 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £280 £293 £311
90th Percentile £475 £468 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £57.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +10.58% +15.56%
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +32.81%

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 4 December 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