The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 11 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.18% 1.90% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 3.41% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 88 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 51.82% 55.70% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 26
Median daily rate £338 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £248 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

C++
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Leicester region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (66.67%) Doxygen
1 6 (66.67%) ZigBee
1 6 (66.67%) SQLite
1 6 (66.67%) Qt
1 6 (66.67%) QML
2 5 (55.56%) Bluetooth
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Perforce
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) WPF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 6 (66.67%) Doxygen
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) ZigBee
2 5 (55.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C++ Developer
3 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) QML
1 6 (66.67%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce