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 3 months to 24 June 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.

C++
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 20.00% 23.53% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% 53.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £480 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +66.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 15 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 54.29% 44.12% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £240 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.70 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +21.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 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 24 June 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for C++.

1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) C
2 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Serena
4 5 (38.46%) LabWindows
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) RS-422
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) RIA
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) NetBeans
6 3 (23.08%) Military
6 3 (23.08%) Tcl
6 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
6 3 (23.08%) Qt
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (23.08%) Signal Processing
7 2 (15.38%) Node.js
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation

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 1 (7.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) RS-422
2 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 3 (23.08%) NetBeans
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
1 3 (23.08%) Military
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Qt
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (23.08%) Signal Processing
6 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Tcl
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Serena
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft