Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 36 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 24.83% 12.50% 19.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.15% 30.56% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Stevenage median daily rate - - £480
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £275 £405
% change year-on-year +72.73% -32.10% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -9.09% +20.00%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £45.71 £49.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% -7.67% +39.44%

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 78 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 53.79% 40.91% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 9
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.11% +21.67%
10th Percentile £143 £283 £195
90th Percentile £475 £494 £473
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 19
Stevenage median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -14.14% +30.26%
10th Percentile £15.63 £15.00 £32.00
90th Percentile £42.70 £53.75 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £41.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% -16.67% +52.31%

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 19 July 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 26 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 23 (63.89%) SC Cleared
2 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) C
4 20 (55.56%) Degree
5 19 (52.78%) Java
6 17 (47.22%) Mathematics
7 15 (41.67%) Qt
7 15 (41.67%) Node.js
7 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 15 (41.67%) C#
7 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
7 15 (41.67%) Web Services
7 15 (41.67%) Eclipse
7 15 (41.67%) Ethernet
7 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 15 (41.67%) NetBeans
7 15 (41.67%) Military
8 13 (36.11%) Windows
9 12 (33.33%) UML
9 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 12 (33.33%) Aerospace
9 12 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 12 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
10 10 (27.78%) Scrum
10 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.78%) ActiveX

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 (11.11%) Simulink
2 3 (8.33%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.78%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Eclipse
1 15 (41.67%) NetBeans
1 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 12 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
3 10 (27.78%) GDB
3 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) Rational Statemate
General
1 15 (41.67%) Military
2 12 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (11.11%) Electronics
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Developer
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Node.js
1 15 (41.67%) Qt
1 15 (41.67%) Web Services
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) ActiveX
2 10 (27.78%) DirectX
2 10 (27.78%) MFC
2 10 (27.78%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) ASIC
1 3 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 17 (47.22%) Mathematics
3 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 12 (33.33%) UML
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) Validation
6 5 (13.89%) Mathematical Modelling
6 5 (13.89%) Signal Processing
7 3 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C
2 19 (52.78%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) GLSL
4 10 (27.78%) HLSL
5 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 4 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) Ada
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) SC Cleared
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 20 (55.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) MathWorks