Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 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++
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 47 40
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.65% 0.69% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 1.81% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Suffolk median daily rate £388 - £300
10th Percentile £369 - £275
90th Percentile £406 - £325
East of England median daily rate £365 £328 £338
% change year-on-year +11.45% -2.96% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.80% +1.21%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 98 166 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 32.56% 38.43% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 111 94
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £275
90th Percentile £500 £525 £501
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 £23.55 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.77% +177.06% -77.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £9.46 £7.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £42.88 £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.20 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.03% +8.21% +4.00%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Suffolk

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Suffolk

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Suffolk

C++
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +16 10 £388 - 2
Bury St Edmunds +8 2 £400 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) WPF
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) MVVM
3 5 (35.71%) XAML
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) R
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
6 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 1 (7.14%) Kafka
6 1 (7.14%) Go

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 7 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (42.86%) C++ Developer
4 6 (42.86%) C++/C# Developer
5 5 (35.71%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
7 3 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (21.43%) WPF Developer
8 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
9 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
9 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (7.14%) C++ Applications Developer
9 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
9 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) WPF
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVVM
1 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) XAML
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) R
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cloudera