Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 14 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 12.70% 1.27% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.24% 5.88% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Worcestershire median daily rate £400 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £275 £314
90th Percentile £434 £325 £371
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £334 £440
% change year-on-year +19.70% -24.15% +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £27.31
% change year-on-year -5.00% +28.18% -13.15%

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 17 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 29.37% 21.52% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 38
Worcestershire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.14% - +21.74%
10th Percentile £310 £219 £193
90th Percentile £475 £445 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £43.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.33% -21.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year -9.23% +31.31% -6.60%

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 18 July 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 £400 - 1
Worcester +3 2 £400 +33.33% 8
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Embedded C++
2 15 (93.75%) C
2 15 (93.75%) UML
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) MFC
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (37.50%) Assembly Language
4 6 (37.50%) Change Management
4 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 6 (37.50%) Memory Management
4 6 (37.50%) SELinux
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) SMTP

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 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (87.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C
1 15 (93.75%) Embedded C++
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Assembly Language
3 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) VMware