Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 63 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.03% 1.74% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 4.73% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
West Sussex median daily rate £250 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +5.66% -
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 6
West Sussex median hourly rate £48.75 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 383 465 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 36.97% 36.76% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 254 319
West Sussex median daily rate £423 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £293 £261 £281
90th Percentile £571 £525 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +14.67% +25.21%
10th Percentile £41.35 £33.75 £29.38
90th Percentile £50.93 £50.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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++
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Gatwick +7 11 - - 1
Crawley +2 6 - - 1
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (80.95%) Linux
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) GoogleTest
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) Yocto
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 3 (14.29%) C
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) IEC 62304
8 2 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
9 1 (4.76%) Unix
9 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
9 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (4.76%) Avionics
9 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay

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 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) GoogleTest
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Software Engineer
3 12 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (38.10%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 8 (38.10%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 6 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Mobile Software Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Senior Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 2 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft