Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 23 October 2018 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++
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 38 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 21.35% 15.97% 15.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.50% 34.55% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Stevenage median daily rate £400 £285 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -38.04% +60.00%
10th Percentile £380 £278 £377
90th Percentile £420 £293 £512
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £285 £411
% change year-on-year +66.67% -30.70% +27.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Stevenage median hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +21.95%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +10.59% -15.00% +23.46%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 80 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 44.94% 46.22% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 23
Stevenage median daily rate £420 £288 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.72% +11.93% -31.33%
10th Percentile £248 £192 £250
90th Percentile £513 £394 £446
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -69.70% +22.22%
10th Percentile £41.75 £14.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.50 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £16.81 £49.50
% change year-on-year +176.70% -66.05% +41.43%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Stevenage

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Stevenage

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for C++.

1 32 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 30 (78.95%) Linux
3 26 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
4 23 (60.53%) Java
5 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 22 (57.89%) C#
5 22 (57.89%) Visual Studio
5 22 (57.89%) Web Services
5 22 (57.89%) Eclipse
5 22 (57.89%) Ethernet
5 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 22 (57.89%) NetBeans
5 22 (57.89%) Military
5 22 (57.89%) Mathematics
5 22 (57.89%) Qt
5 22 (57.89%) Degree
5 22 (57.89%) Node.js
6 20 (52.63%) Windows
7 19 (50.00%) Aerospace
8 16 (42.11%) OpenGL
8 16 (42.11%) DirectX
8 16 (42.11%) .NET
8 16 (42.11%) MFC
8 16 (42.11%) C
8 16 (42.11%) ActiveX
8 16 (42.11%) GLSL
8 16 (42.11%) HLSL
8 16 (42.11%) Scrum

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 4 (10.53%) Simulink
2 2 (5.26%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) Ethernet
1 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.63%) 5G
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Eclipse
1 22 (57.89%) NetBeans
1 22 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 11 (28.95%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (28.95%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (28.95%) Rational Team Concert
4 9 (23.68%) GDB
5 1 (2.63%) Rational Statemate
General
1 22 (57.89%) Military
2 19 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Software Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (2.63%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) Node.js
1 22 (57.89%) Qt
1 22 (57.89%) Web Services
2 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ActiveX
2 16 (42.11%) DirectX
2 16 (42.11%) MFC
2 16 (42.11%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) ASIC
1 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 22 (57.89%) Mathematics
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Scrum
4 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
4 11 (28.95%) UML
5 3 (7.89%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (7.89%) Signal Processing
5 3 (7.89%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) C
3 16 (42.11%) GLSL
3 16 (42.11%) HLSL
4 4 (10.53%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.63%) Ada
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) SC Cleared
1 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) MathWorks