Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing C++ 18 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 11.69% 7.76% 4.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.51% 23.08% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Stevenage median daily rate £285 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.38% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £365 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +0.69% +11.54% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Stevenage median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% +9.33%

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 61 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 39.61% 33.62% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 13
Stevenage median daily rate £335 £258 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.10% -45.79% +84.47%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £317
90th Percentile £402 £362 £520
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Stevenage median hourly rate - £46.38 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.11% +105.00%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -48.42% +26.67% +7.91%

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 16 January 2018, 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 (100.00%) C
2 13 (72.22%) Integration Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
4 9 (50.00%) UML
4 9 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (44.44%) MATLAB
5 8 (44.44%) Simulink
6 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Ada
8 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Def Stans
8 4 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
9 3 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
9 3 (16.67%) Signal Processing
9 3 (16.67%) LTE
9 3 (16.67%) 3GPP
9 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
9 3 (16.67%) Wireless
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) VHDL
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
10 2 (11.11%) LabWindows
10 2 (11.11%) Serena

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 (44.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 3 (16.67%) LTE
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) RS-422
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.56%) GDB
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Verification Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Verification Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) DSP Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior DSP Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 3 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Integration Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
2 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Signal Processing
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
2 8 (44.44%) MATLAB
3 6 (33.33%) Ada
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Serena