Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - +36 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.29% - 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £275 - £290
10th Percentile £263 - £270
90th Percentile £288 - £310
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -9.64%

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 34 109 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 25.95% 46.19% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 64 69
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £296 £313 £275
90th Percentile £469 £463 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £48.75 £53.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.88% +18.89% -
10th Percentile £42.38 £42.50 £40.25
90th Percentile £56.13 £61.19 £49.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year -20.00% +33.59% +31.00%

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 17 February 2020. 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
Leek - 1 - -
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) API Development
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Axway
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

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 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Delivery Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) API Development
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Axway