Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - +26 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 12.61% - 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.59% - 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 5
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 - £325
10th Percentile £413 - £257
90th Percentile £488 - £420
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +30.62% -9.72% +8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -15.66% +25.76%

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 41 13 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 34.45% 19.70% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 44
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.36% +1.82% +14.58%
10th Percentile £310 £138 £204
90th Percentile £488 £438 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.11 £33.22 £29.75
% change year-on-year -9.38% +11.66% +15.94%

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 23 September 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 - 14 £438 - 6
Worcester - 1 - - 2
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) C
3 11 (73.33%) UML
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (66.67%) Change Management
4 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (53.33%) Electronics
7 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
8 6 (40.00%) FPGA Design
8 6 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
8 6 (40.00%) Cryptography
9 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
9 4 (26.67%) Assembly Language
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
10 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
10 3 (20.00%) Unix
11 2 (13.33%) ASIC
11 2 (13.33%) Military
11 2 (13.33%) VHDL
11 2 (13.33%) Firmware
11 2 (13.33%) Python
11 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
11 2 (13.33%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.67%) CMake
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (13.33%) ASIC
4 2 (13.33%) CPLD
4 2 (13.33%) VHDL
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (73.33%) UML
3 10 (66.67%) Change Management
3 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (40.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (40.00%) FPGA Design
5 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
6 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
7 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C
2 4 (26.67%) Assembly Language
2 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) VMware