The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 18 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.70% 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.44 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +1.10%
C++
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.94% 35.94% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Chester

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Chester region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

C++
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft