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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 19 22 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.90% 1.91% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.84% 4.17% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 51 72 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 36.96% 45.86% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 57
Median daily rate £325 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 2 - -
Tamworth - 1 £350 - 2
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Pascal
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (16.67%) Modbus
4 1 (16.67%) Profibus
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Xbox
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) ICMP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

C++
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) ICMP
1 1 (16.67%) Modbus
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) Profibus
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Games Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripter
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Pascal
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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