Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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++
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 94 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -53 +35
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.43% 2.59% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 6.41% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 110
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +58.98%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £415 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £350 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00% +81.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 -
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +21.53% +140.00% -

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 314 905 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.80% 40.38% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 653 407
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +14.03%
10th Percentile £273 £260 £269
90th Percentile £553 £506 £550
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +8.57% -9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 17
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.25 £34.33 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% +32.03% -9.57%
10th Percentile £17.70 £26.95 £13.30
90th Percentile £47.66 £54.80 £40.45
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £32.58 £19.50
% change year-on-year +30.46% +67.06% -29.09%

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 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 15 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 4 £400 -11.11% 2
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Capita
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) New Relic
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Datadog
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Datadog
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) GCC
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Packer
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Capita
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) New Relic
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk