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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 118 112
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.82% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 1.81% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 29
Median daily rate £375 £575 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +76.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £723 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +3.12% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £40.63 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.81 - £36.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.44 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 852 1270 1162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 41.74% 45.34% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1742 1762
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £538 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 69
Median hourly rate £41.25 £16.09 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.37% -59.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.03 £12.25 £24.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +14 11 £364 -35.33% 9
South Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 3
North Yorkshire +6 1 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 22 (46.81%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.66%) C#
4 13 (27.66%) Python
5 12 (25.53%) Linux
6 11 (23.40%) HTML
6 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) VB
7 9 (19.15%) VB6
7 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
8 8 (17.02%) Ruby
8 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
8 8 (17.02%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
10 6 (12.77%) Android
10 6 (12.77%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle
10 6 (12.77%) .NET
10 6 (12.77%) Web Services
11 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
11 5 (10.64%) PHP
11 5 (10.64%) C
11 5 (10.64%) Windows
12 4 (8.51%) Web Design
12 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.51%) Spring
12 4 (8.51%) JIRA
12 4 (8.51%) jQuery
12 4 (8.51%) Multithreading

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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.26%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (6.38%) IaaS
1 3 (6.38%) Loggly
1 3 (6.38%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.13%) DVB
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) Riak
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
3 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) Android Studio
6 3 (6.38%) Grunt
6 3 (6.38%) Maven
6 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.13%) GCC
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) VB Developer
4 7 (14.89%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) CSS
3 4 (8.51%) jQuery
3 4 (8.51%) Spring
4 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.38%) CSS3
4 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (6.38%) HTML5
4 3 (6.38%) Kafka
4 3 (6.38%) Node.js
4 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (6.38%) REST
4 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.26%) XML
6 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.13%) LAMP
6 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.38%) STB
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.13%) IPTV
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Android
2 6 (12.77%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.51%) Change Management
3 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.51%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
3 4 (8.51%) Data Security
3 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL
3 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
3 4 (8.51%) OO
3 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.51%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
3 4 (8.51%) Web Design
4 3 (6.38%) Android Development
4 3 (6.38%) DevOps
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) TDD
5 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.66%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) Python
4 9 (19.15%) VB
4 9 (19.15%) VB6
5 8 (17.02%) Ruby
5 8 (17.02%) SQL
6 5 (10.64%) C
6 5 (10.64%) PHP
7 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.38%) Go
7 3 (6.38%) Scala
8 2 (4.26%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) Elixir
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CISA
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
1 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.38%) Prometheus
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) Salt
1 3 (6.38%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.38%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) New Relic
3 3 (6.38%) Rackspace
3 3 (6.38%) SaltStack
3 3 (6.38%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago