The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 March 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++
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 64 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15  
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.72% 1.16% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 3.02% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Median daily rate £295 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 £48.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +21.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 186 232 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 35.63% 38.54% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 120 124
Median daily rate £468 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.05 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +13 7 £300 - 2
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (80.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) VB6
6 1 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft