Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 11 December 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++
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - +20 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 18.26% - 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.76% - 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 - £275
10th Percentile £416 - £255
90th Percentile £488 - £418
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £45.00 - £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £35.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +27.66% -15.06% +27.69%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 37 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 32.17% 20.69% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 29
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -13.58%
10th Percentile £313 £138 £213
90th Percentile £474 £418 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.00% -69.88% +245.83%
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +35.42% -16.07%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Malvern - 20 £438 - 9
Worcester - 1 £425 - 1
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 16 (76.19%) Configuration Management
2 16 (76.19%) Change Management
3 15 (71.43%) C
3 15 (71.43%) UML
4 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
6 11 (52.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (52.38%) Degree
7 9 (42.86%) Electronics
8 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
9 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 6 (28.57%) Cryptography
10 6 (28.57%) FPGA Design
10 6 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
10 6 (28.57%) Signal Processing
10 6 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
11 5 (23.81%) Assembly Language
12 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
13 3 (14.29%) Military
13 3 (14.29%) VHDL
13 3 (14.29%) Firmware
13 3 (14.29%) ASIC
13 3 (14.29%) CPLD
13 3 (14.29%) Linux
14 2 (9.52%) Network Security
14 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
14 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (9.52%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.76%) CMake
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Software Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (14.29%) ASIC
4 3 (14.29%) CPLD
4 3 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 16 (76.19%) Change Management
2 16 (76.19%) Configuration Management
3 15 (71.43%) UML
4 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
5 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (28.57%) Cryptography
6 6 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
6 6 (28.57%) FPGA Design
6 6 (28.57%) Signal Processing
7 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C
2 5 (23.81%) Assembly Language
3 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Mentor Graphics