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 3 months to 30 April 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++
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.33% 1.67% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +8.33%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 37 66 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 28.68% 27.50% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 57
Median daily rate £388 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +3 1 £388 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) GoogleTest
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Data Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) WCF

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft