Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 44 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.94% 1.20% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 3.92% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Suffolk median daily rate £381 - £288
10th Percentile £331 - £269
90th Percentile £394 - £306
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +6.90% +9.85% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate £43.25 - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.90%

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 91 153 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 33.46% 30.72% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 92 135
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £499 £513 £545
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Suffolk median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +123.68% -38.21%
10th Percentile £41.63 £41.25 £13.43
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.75 £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 24 July 2017. 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 +12 5 £375 - 3
Bury St Edmunds - 2 - -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (25.00%) GoogleTest
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Data Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) MSTest
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) GoogleTest
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) MSTest
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Economy
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Data Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft