Period
to 23 March 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 23 March 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 139 136
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3 -40
Contract jobs citing C++ 93 60 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.97% 1.25% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 3.03% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 30
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -32.87%
10th Percentile £334 £325 £270
90th Percentile £555 £500 £482
England median daily rate £500 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £46.25 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.80% +6.49% -6.10%
10th Percentile £41.38 £38.13 £35.70
90th Percentile £49.13 £48.75 £42.10
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.35
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% -0.35%

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 2,012 1,979 1,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.56% 41.38% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,392 1,381 1,307
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.55 £40.00 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.63% +90.75% +2.29%
10th Percentile £14.94 £19.67 £11.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 87 £425 +10.39% 17
South Yorkshire -20 2 £400 -15.34% 12
East Yorkshire - 1 £150 - 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 62 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 47 (50.54%) Java
2 47 (50.54%) Linux
3 30 (32.26%) C
4 26 (27.96%) C#
5 25 (26.88%) Android
6 22 (23.66%) Multithreading
6 22 (23.66%) OO
7 21 (22.58%) Python
7 21 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (20.43%) Hadoop
9 18 (19.35%) Big Data
10 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.20%) NoSQL
12 13 (13.98%) Apache Spark
12 13 (13.98%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (12.90%) OOP
13 12 (12.90%) Manufacturing
14 11 (11.83%) RDBMS
14 11 (11.83%) Functional Programming
14 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
14 11 (11.83%) Kafka
14 11 (11.83%) MapR
14 11 (11.83%) HBase
14 11 (11.83%) Apache Hive
15 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (9.68%) Finance
15 9 (9.68%) Scala
16 8 (8.60%) VC++
16 8 (8.60%) .NET

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 13 (13.98%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.30%) nginx
2 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.08%) Luigi
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.08%) ATM
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) Hadoop
2 18 (19.35%) Big Data
3 16 (17.20%) NoSQL
4 11 (11.83%) Apache Hive
4 11 (11.83%) HBase
4 11 (11.83%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.30%) Redis
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.15%) SQLite
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.30%) Ant
2 4 (4.30%) CMake
2 4 (4.30%) Maven
3 3 (3.23%) GCC
3 3 (3.23%) GDB
4 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.15%) Qt Creator
4 2 (2.15%) Subversion
4 2 (2.15%) Valgrind
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) JMeter
5 1 (1.08%) JUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.08%) Redmine
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
3 7 (7.53%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Automotive
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Developer
2 31 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 28 (30.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 27 (29.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (17.20%) C++ Developer
5 16 (17.20%) Linux Developer
6 12 (12.90%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Android Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Python Developer
9 7 (7.53%) AWS Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Big Data Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Java Scala Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Scala Developer
12 4 (4.30%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) Java Engineer
13 3 (3.23%) .NET Developer
13 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.23%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) Kafka
2 8 (8.60%) .NET
3 7 (7.53%) Spring
3 7 (7.53%) Web Services
4 5 (5.38%) REST
5 4 (4.30%) Classic ASP
5 4 (4.30%) Java EE
5 4 (4.30%) Qt
5 4 (4.30%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.23%) COM+
6 3 (3.23%) GStreamer
6 3 (3.23%) RAML
6 3 (3.23%) XML
7 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.15%) JSON
8 1 (1.08%) EDI
8 1 (1.08%) MFC
8 1 (1.08%) MLlib
8 1 (1.08%) WinForms
8 1 (1.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.08%) STB
2 1 (1.08%) Tandem
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (50.54%) Linux
2 25 (26.88%) Android
3 13 (13.98%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (7.53%) Windows
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (4.30%) Unix
7 2 (2.15%) Android TV
8 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (23.66%) Multithreading
2 22 (23.66%) OO
3 21 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.90%) OOP
6 11 (11.83%) Functional Programming
7 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.38%) DevOps
8 5 (5.38%) TDD
9 4 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) UML
10 3 (3.23%) Analytics
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 3 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Task Automation
11 2 (2.15%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (2.15%) Data Science
11 2 (2.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.54%) Java
2 30 (32.26%) C
3 26 (27.96%) C#
4 21 (22.58%) Python
5 9 (9.68%) Scala
6 8 (8.60%) VC++
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded C
7 7 (7.53%) Ruby
7 7 (7.53%) VB
7 7 (7.53%) VB6
8 6 (6.45%) Embedded C++
9 5 (5.38%) SQL
10 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.30%) Perl
11 2 (2.15%) Korn
11 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) MapR
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) NVIDIA
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) Twitter