Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 84 93
Rank change year-on-year +24 +9 -56
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 7 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.57% 0.77% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 2.19% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 35
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £513 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -15.79% -5.94%
10th Percentile £291 £356 £325
90th Percentile £600 £415 £536
North East median daily rate £513 £350 £475
% change year-on-year +46.43% -26.32% -5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £46.42 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +28.93% -
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -

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 380 319 931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.64% 34.98% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 212 665
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £509
North East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 33
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +30.77% +22.64%
10th Percentile £32.53 £19.90 £28.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.05 £41.80
North East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +55.17% +46.84%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +18 20 £513 +28.13% 15
Sunderland - 2 - - 1
Gateshead - 1 - - 1
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Python
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (75.00%) Ansible
2 18 (75.00%) DevOps
3 16 (66.67%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 14 (58.33%) Bash Shell
4 14 (58.33%) Puppet
4 14 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 14 (58.33%) Docker
4 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 14 (58.33%) Kubernetes
5 12 (50.00%) C
6 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) Nagios
7 10 (41.67%) Java
7 10 (41.67%) Perl
7 10 (41.67%) Ruby
7 10 (41.67%) High Availability
7 10 (41.67%) Splunk
7 10 (41.67%) New Relic
7 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 10 (41.67%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (41.67%) Terraform
7 10 (41.67%) Open Source
8 9 (37.50%) Datadog
9 8 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (33.33%) MongoDB

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 18 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (37.50%) Datadog
3 8 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FlexRay
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) CANoe
4 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Junior
3 3 (12.50%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) Qt
4 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
3 4 (16.67%) Debian
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) DevOps
2 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) High Availability
4 10 (41.67%) Open Source
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
9 2 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Python
2 14 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 14 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 12 (50.00%) C
4 10 (41.67%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) Perl
4 10 (41.67%) Ruby
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (75.00%) Ansible
2 14 (58.33%) Kubernetes
2 14 (58.33%) Puppet
3 10 (41.67%) Nagios
3 10 (41.67%) Terraform
4 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (25.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) New Relic
1 10 (41.67%) Splunk
2 8 (33.33%) Google
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat