Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 87 113
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 -75
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.90% 0.71% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.49% 2.17% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 15
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £375 £317 £325
90th Percentile £600 £547 £525
North East median daily rate £450 £406 £419
% change year-on-year +10.77% -2.99% -18.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.00
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% +146.67%

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 445 323 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.18% 32.79% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 240 597
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £430 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.18% +13.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £524
North East median daily rate £425 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +9.68% +9.15% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +92.31%
10th Percentile £33.65 £24.60 £13.68
90th Percentile £48.75 £37.25 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +92.31%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +13 17 £450 +9.09% 13
Gateshead - 2 - - 3
Sunderland - 1 - - 2
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (30.00%) Ansible
5 6 (30.00%) Docker
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Google
6 5 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
7 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) Qt
7 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
7 4 (20.00%) Subversion
7 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP

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 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) Qt
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) Django
5 1 (5.00%) Durandal
5 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js
5 1 (5.00%) React
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Debian
3 2 (10.00%) Fedora
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) SUSE
3 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) New Relic
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk