The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 19 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.05% 1.40% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.12% 2.82% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 142 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 47.03% 49.82% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 87 66
Median daily rate £310 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £38.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £41.25 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Leicester +15 8 £425 - 1
Hinckley - 2 - -
C++
East Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Doxygen
4 6 (26.09%) ZigBee
4 6 (26.09%) SQLite
4 6 (26.09%) Qt
4 6 (26.09%) QML
5 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (21.74%) Unreal Engine
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Bluetooth
6 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (17.39%) WPF
6 4 (17.39%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) NUnit
7 3 (13.04%) JIRA
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (26.09%) Doxygen
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) ZigBee
2 5 (21.74%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQLite
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) C++ Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Quality Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Statistician
5 2 (8.70%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) QML
1 6 (26.09%) Qt
2 5 (21.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (21.74%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (17.39%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (17.39%) WPF
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Physics
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) ANOVA
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
4 2 (8.70%) R
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Perforce
2 2 (8.70%) Minitab