Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 14.18% 11.96% 6.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.77% 29.73% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Stevenage median daily rate £285 £411 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.70% +43.04% -
10th Percentile £278 £367 £281
90th Percentile £293 £451 £294
Hertfordshire median daily rate £280 £363 £333
% change year-on-year -22.76% +9.02% -2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.77% +11.33%
10th Percentile £43.50 £41.28 £40.15
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £43.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +21.95% +3.80%

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 65 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 46.10% 40.22% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 18
Stevenage median daily rate £313 £258 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.36% -32.24% +47.57%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £256
90th Percentile £394 £395 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £49.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.70% +20.73% +105.00%
10th Percentile £14.25 £38.56 £30.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £43.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year -65.52% +44.20% +72.50%

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 20 November 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 18 (90.00%) C
2 15 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) UML
5 8 (40.00%) MATLAB
5 8 (40.00%) Simulink
5 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (30.00%) Ada
7 4 (20.00%) Serena
7 4 (20.00%) RS-422
7 4 (20.00%) LabWindows
7 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (15.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
8 3 (15.00%) LTE
8 3 (15.00%) Def Stans
8 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (15.00%) VHDL
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless

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 8 (40.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) RS-422
2 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
2 3 (15.00%) LTE
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) DSP Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Verification Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Qt
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (15.00%) VHDL
2 2 (10.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (15.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 6 (30.00%) Ada
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Serena
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft