Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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++
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 143 169
Rank change year-on-year +3 +26 -79
Contract jobs citing C++ 51 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.90% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 2.39% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 23
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00% -34.89%
10th Percentile £349 £343 £265
90th Percentile £575 £575 £473
England median daily rate £525 £550 £463
% change year-on-year -4.55% +18.92% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £39.65 £39.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £41.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.13
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.81%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,129 1,671 2,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.64% 37.51% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,491 1,234 1,575
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%
10th Percentile £14.56 £18.73 £12.19
90th Percentile £45.88 £41.83 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire +2 41 £425 +13.33% 29
South Yorkshire -19 2 £525 - 7
C++
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 27 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (39.22%) C#
5 15 (29.41%) Linux
5 15 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (27.45%) OO
6 14 (27.45%) Python
6 14 (27.45%) Scrum
7 13 (25.49%) C
8 12 (23.53%) Embedded C
9 11 (21.57%) OOP
9 11 (21.57%) XML
10 10 (19.61%) Hadoop
11 9 (17.65%) Big Data
12 8 (15.69%) Apache Spark
12 8 (15.69%) STL
12 8 (15.69%) .NET
12 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
13 7 (13.73%) Scala
13 7 (13.73%) Apache Hive
13 7 (13.73%) HBase
13 7 (13.73%) TDD
13 7 (13.73%) Android
13 7 (13.73%) Functional Programming
13 7 (13.73%) Kafka
14 6 (11.76%) Retail
14 6 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (11.76%) GCC
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.69%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.80%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.88%) Anypoint
4 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Apigee
2 3 (5.88%) Boomi
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.88%) DLNA
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) UPnP
3 1 (1.96%) 3G
3 1 (1.96%) 4G
3 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Hadoop
2 9 (17.65%) Big Data
3 7 (13.73%) Apache Hive
3 7 (13.73%) HBase
4 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) Redis
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.96%) GIS
7 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) GCC
2 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) GDB
3 3 (5.88%) GoogleTest
3 3 (5.88%) JUnit
3 3 (5.88%) Mockito
4 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 5 (9.80%) Automotive
4 4 (7.84%) Finance
4 4 (7.84%) Law
5 3 (5.88%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Software Engineer
2 18 (35.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (33.33%) Developer
3 17 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Control Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) XML
2 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) STL
3 7 (13.73%) Kafka
4 6 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (9.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
6 4 (7.84%) JSON
6 4 (7.84%) Qt
6 4 (7.84%) WCF
7 3 (5.88%) Java EE
7 3 (5.88%) Java SE
7 3 (5.88%) JNI
8 2 (3.92%) RAML
8 2 (3.92%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.96%) COM+
9 1 (1.96%) Qt Quick
9 1 (1.96%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) MPEG
3 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) BeagleBone
4 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Android
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Android TV
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) OO
3 14 (27.45%) Scrum
4 11 (21.57%) OOP
5 7 (13.73%) Functional Programming
5 7 (13.73%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) UML
7 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.92%) DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) C#
3 14 (27.45%) Python
4 13 (25.49%) C
5 12 (23.53%) Embedded C
6 7 (13.73%) Scala
7 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
7 3 (5.88%) VC++
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) SOQL
9 1 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) MISRA
1 5 (9.80%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) MapR
3 4 (7.84%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.88%) Dell
4 3 (5.88%) Google
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Informatica
4 3 (5.88%) Software AG
4 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com