Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 September 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++
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 82 91
Rank change year-on-year +33 +9 -46
Contract jobs citing C++ 46 6 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.01% 0.65% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.30% 1.90% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 45
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22% -10.45%
10th Percentile £264 £345 £280
90th Percentile £600 £355 £536
North East median daily rate £370 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +5.71% -22.22% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.75 £46.42 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.82% +28.93% -10.00%
North East median hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.33% +25.00% -10.00%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 374 315 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.74% 34.28% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 205 665
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% -15.56%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £252
90th Percentile £550 £534 £500
North East median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +37.80% -11.74%
10th Percentile £28.00 £19.90 £27.85
90th Percentile £41.25 £50.50 £36.91
North East median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +38.46% +28.79%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +38 45 £375 +7.14% 12
Sunderland - 1 - -
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C++.

1 41 (89.13%) Python
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 41 (89.13%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (89.13%) Ansible
2 40 (86.96%) DevOps
3 39 (84.78%) Linux
4 37 (80.43%) Configuration Management
4 37 (80.43%) Bash Shell
4 37 (80.43%) PowerShell
4 37 (80.43%) Puppet
5 36 (78.26%) Windows
5 36 (78.26%) C
6 33 (71.74%) Java
6 33 (71.74%) Perl
6 33 (71.74%) Nagios
6 33 (71.74%) Ruby
6 33 (71.74%) Splunk
6 33 (71.74%) New Relic
7 32 (69.57%) Datadog
7 32 (69.57%) High Availability
7 32 (69.57%) Data Centre
7 32 (69.57%) Open Source
8 31 (67.39%) Docker
8 31 (67.39%) Kubernetes
8 31 (67.39%) Jenkins
9 30 (65.22%) Elastic Stack
10 27 (58.70%) Terraform
11 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (50.00%) Test Automation
12 23 (50.00%) TeamCity

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (2.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 41 (89.13%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (69.57%) Datadog
3 8 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (67.39%) Jenkins
2 23 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.17%) CANoe
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.17%) Qt Creator
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (13.04%) Junior
3 6 (13.04%) Junior DevOps
3 6 (13.04%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Electronics Test Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) WinForms
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) Flash
4 1 (2.17%) QML
4 1 (2.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (69.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) SCADA
4 1 (2.17%) Arduino
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.70%) CentOS
4 4 (8.70%) Debian
5 3 (6.52%) AIX
5 3 (6.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) DevOps
2 37 (80.43%) Configuration Management
3 32 (69.57%) High Availability
3 32 (69.57%) Open Source
4 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (50.00%) BDD
5 23 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 19 (41.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (13.04%) Analytical Thinking
8 6 (13.04%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.35%) Coaching
12 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
13 1 (2.17%) Functional Testing
13 1 (2.17%) Microfluidics
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) Python
2 37 (80.43%) Bash Shell
2 37 (80.43%) PowerShell
3 36 (78.26%) C
4 33 (71.74%) Java
4 33 (71.74%) Perl
4 33 (71.74%) Ruby
5 10 (21.74%) C#
6 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.70%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) GCP
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (89.13%) Ansible
2 37 (80.43%) Puppet
3 33 (71.74%) Nagios
4 31 (67.39%) Kubernetes
5 27 (58.70%) Terraform
6 23 (50.00%) Packer
7 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) New Relic
1 33 (71.74%) Splunk
2 8 (17.39%) Google
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Atmel
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle