Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 17 October 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++
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +46
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.36% 1.92% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 4.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 0
Watford median daily rate £475 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.73% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £285 £411
% change year-on-year +66.67% -30.70% +27.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Watford median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +10.59% -15.00% +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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 115 181 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 31.25% 43.51% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 43
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £198 £288 £215
90th Percentile £556 £600 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £416 £375
% change year-on-year -3.90% +11.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £16.81 £49.50
% change year-on-year +176.70% -66.05% +48.87%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Watford

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Watford region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon EMR
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (80.00%) Data Science
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (20.00%) STL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon EMR
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Data Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Data Scientist
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Data Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (20.00%) STL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Science
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Scala