The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank - 40 31
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.79% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.38% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
C++
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
86 126 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.71% 33.33% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 45
Median daily rate £325 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £168 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £440 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.74% -28.33%
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 Merseyside

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside