Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 154 150
Rank change year-on-year +44 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing C++ 64 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.62% 0.85% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 1.91% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £353 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £181 £354 £343
90th Percentile £434 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £535 £550
% change year-on-year -13.55% -2.73% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £37.50 £39.75 £37.80
90th Percentile £42.50 £43.25 £42.31
England median hourly rate £47.50 £44.75 £42.75
% change year-on-year +6.15% +4.68% +3.01%

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 1,606 2,200 1,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 40.77% 44.35% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,074 1,524 1,182
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £301 £300 £294
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.94 £21.33 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -45.32% +153.66%
10th Percentile £14.32 £13.81 £14.13
90th Percentile £44.75 £43.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +58 45 £375 -16.67% 21
East Yorkshire - 6 £213 - 3
North Yorkshire +6 2 £400 - 2
South Yorkshire -16 2 £375 -25.74% 7
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 43 (67.19%) Software Engineering
2 39 (60.94%) C
3 35 (54.69%) Linux
4 32 (50.00%) Java
5 26 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (40.63%) Android
6 25 (39.06%) Multithreading
7 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (21.88%) C#
8 13 (20.31%) .NET
9 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
10 9 (14.06%) SQL
10 9 (14.06%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (12.50%) MFC
11 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 8 (12.50%) Embedded C++
12 7 (10.94%) Bluetooth
12 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.94%) Embedded C
12 7 (10.94%) MATLAB
12 7 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (10.94%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (9.38%) Redmine
13 6 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (9.38%) Azure
13 6 (9.38%) Finance
13 6 (9.38%) Scrum
13 6 (9.38%) JIRA
13 6 (9.38%) ClearCase
13 6 (9.38%) VoIP

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 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Azure
2 5 (7.81%) AWS
2 5 (7.81%) GCP
3 4 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Bluetooth
1 7 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
2 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.38%) VoIP
3 2 (3.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.25%) Power BI
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.38%) ClearCase
2 6 (9.38%) ClearQuest
2 6 (9.38%) JIRA
2 6 (9.38%) Redmine
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Social Science
3 3 (4.69%) Law
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Software Engineer
2 28 (43.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (42.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (34.38%) Developer
5 16 (25.00%) C++ Developer
6 11 (17.19%) Android Developer
6 11 (17.19%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Linux Developer
7 10 (15.63%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Data Scientist
8 5 (7.81%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) MATLAB Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) MFC
3 7 (10.94%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (9.38%) CSS
5 5 (7.81%) COM
6 4 (6.25%) .NET Core
6 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.25%) D3.js
6 4 (6.25%) ggplot
6 4 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (3.13%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (1.56%) Kafka
8 1 (1.56%) Middleware
8 1 (1.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.69%) STB
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (54.69%) Linux
2 26 (40.63%) Android
3 9 (14.06%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Software Engineering
2 26 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (39.06%) Multithreading
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.38%) Scrum
6 5 (7.81%) Data Science
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.25%) MVC
7 4 (6.25%) Statistics
7 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.13%) OO
9 1 (1.56%) Architectural Design
9 1 (1.56%) DevOps
9 1 (1.56%) Functional Programming
9 1 (1.56%) Machine Learning
9 1 (1.56%) Proactive Maintenance
9 1 (1.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) C
2 32 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (21.88%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.06%) SQL
6 8 (12.50%) Embedded C++
7 7 (10.94%) Embedded C
7 7 (10.94%) MATLAB
8 5 (7.81%) Python
9 4 (6.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) VB
10 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
1 4 (6.25%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Google
2 4 (6.25%) Tableau
3 3 (4.69%) Xamarin