Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 92 103
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11 -22
Contract jobs citing C++ 37 5 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.46% 0.53% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 1.39% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 34
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £364 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% -20.45% -2.22%
10th Percentile £263 £325 £274
90th Percentile £429 £375 £540
North East median daily rate £363 £369 £440
% change year-on-year -1.69% -16.19% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £46.42 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +28.93% -10.00%
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £46.42 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.74% +28.93% -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 416 361 812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.91% 37.92% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 232 518
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £285 £250
90th Percentile £538 £507 £500
North East median daily rate £363 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +2.11% +9.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +46.55% +85.01%
10th Percentile £30.30 £11.73 £22.75
90th Percentile £42.25 £49.98 £36.74
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -16.67% +46.09% +68.40%

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 21 July 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++
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 21 July 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 +20 37 £364 +3.93% 16
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 37 (100.00%) C
2 33 (89.19%) Java
2 33 (89.19%) Perl
2 33 (89.19%) Python
2 33 (89.19%) Nagios
2 33 (89.19%) Configuration Management
2 33 (89.19%) Ruby
2 33 (89.19%) PowerShell
2 33 (89.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (89.19%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (89.19%) Bash Shell
2 33 (89.19%) Puppet
2 33 (89.19%) Splunk
2 33 (89.19%) Ansible
2 33 (89.19%) New Relic
3 32 (86.49%) DevOps
3 32 (86.49%) Datadog
3 32 (86.49%) Data Centre
3 32 (86.49%) High Availability
3 32 (86.49%) Open Source
3 32 (86.49%) Windows
4 31 (83.78%) Linux
5 30 (81.08%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (62.16%) BDD
6 23 (62.16%) Docker
6 23 (62.16%) TeamCity
6 23 (62.16%) Test Automation
6 23 (62.16%) Terraform
6 23 (62.16%) Kubernetes
6 23 (62.16%) Packer

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 (2.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 33 (89.19%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (89.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (86.49%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
1 23 (62.16%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (2.70%) Electronics
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Junior
2 6 (16.22%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (16.22%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.41%) WinForms
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) QML
3 1 (2.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (86.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) SCADA
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Arduino
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Configuration Management
2 32 (86.49%) DevOps
2 32 (86.49%) High Availability
2 32 (86.49%) Open Source
3 23 (62.16%) BDD
3 23 (62.16%) Test Automation
4 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (51.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (27.03%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (16.22%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) Coaching
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.70%) Microfluidics
10 1 (2.70%) Migration
10 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) SDLC
10 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C
2 33 (89.19%) Bash Shell
2 33 (89.19%) Java
2 33 (89.19%) Perl
2 33 (89.19%) PowerShell
2 33 (89.19%) Python
2 33 (89.19%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (89.19%) Ansible
1 33 (89.19%) Nagios
1 33 (89.19%) Puppet
2 23 (62.16%) Kubernetes
2 23 (62.16%) Packer
2 23 (62.16%) Terraform
3 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) New Relic
1 33 (89.19%) Splunk
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Atmel
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle