Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 72 145
Rank change year-on-year -39 +73 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 12 118 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 2.64% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 6.20% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 56 17
Median daily rate £350 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £261 £325
90th Percentile £400 £550 £527
England median daily rate £478 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +0.53% -9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
10th Percentile £46.25 £42.80 £38.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £47.50 £46.13 £43.50
% change year-on-year +2.98% +6.03% +2.35%

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 756 1,902 2,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.64% 42.57% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 1,267 1,459
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £298
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 48
Median hourly rate £19.90 £20.96 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% -47.61% +77.78%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.34 £19.16
90th Percentile £28.20 £47.88 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C++ in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C++ in Yorkshire.

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 28 May 2020. 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 -38 6 £325 -23.53% 10
South Yorkshire +42 4 £400 +6.67% 7
North Yorkshire +5 2 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Embedded C++
3 5 (41.67%) Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) C
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) IGMP
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) IPv6
7 1 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
7 1 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) IGMP
2 2 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Haskell Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Site Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Mechatronics
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Embedded C++
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Haskell
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Perforce