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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 65 41
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24  
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.63% 1.48% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.74% 3.82% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
Median daily rate £325 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +3.12% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £57.00 £47.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.37% -4.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  

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 193 288 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 39.07% 38.87% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 171 137
Median daily rate £425 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 June 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 +6 9 £325 -4.41% 1
Gatwick -2 2 - -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (86.36%) C
2 14 (63.64%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Multithreading
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) Assembly Language
4 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Multithreaded Programming
6 7 (31.82%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
8 4 (18.18%) DevOps
8 4 (18.18%) Unix
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) JIRA
9 3 (13.64%) Subversion
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
10 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 2 (9.09%) BDD
10 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) Coaching
10 2 (9.09%) SOLID

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
1 12 (54.55%) Java Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Programmer
3 9 (40.91%) Java Programmer
4 8 (36.36%) Linux Developer
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Developer
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Programmer
5 7 (31.82%) C++ Developer
5 7 (31.82%) C++ Programmer
5 7 (31.82%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) Qt
3 1 (4.55%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Multithreading
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) Multithreaded Programming
4 7 (31.82%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 2 (9.09%) QMS
7 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) SOLID
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) Assembly Language
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
6 1 (4.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 13485
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Freescale
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft